The life of a football coach is one that is always in the public eye, especially if you are handling a famous team. Apart from the day-to-day hassles of preparing a team and the pressures to win a trophy, a modern-day coach has to also look the part. The way he acts, the way he talks, or even his dress sense are all under scrutinizing eye of the public. Some managers have been able to combine the flair of the teams they coach and transfer it to their individual looks. Here are the top 5 coaches who bring the style and flair into their personal wardrobe.
1. Carlo Ancelotti
The Italian Manager has won all there is to win in club football, but he’s also winning a few fans on the fashion runway. Confirming the stereotype of Italian men being great dressers the Everton FC coaches is never out of turn when doing his thing on the touchline. Whether in a tracksuit, three-piece suit, or casual wear the Italian don always seems to look the part. Whether in a trench coat or scarf draped stylishly around his neck Carlo is never shy to show off his groomed looks. The Italian is definitely one of the most fashionable coaches in the world.
2. Pep Guardiola
Mostly known for his exploits in the coaching world, the Spaniard isn’t too shabby when it comes to fashion. Combining a modern aesthetic look with a classic feel, Pep tends to always stand out when on the touchline. Recognizable by his signature turtleneck sweaters Guardiola most times goes for a casual look rocking a hooded sweatshirt over jeans sneakers. Whenever the Catalan decides to hang up his coaching boots, don’t be surprised if he turns his eye to the world of fashion. Pep Guardiola is also one of the highest paid coaches in the world.
3. Mauricio Pochettino
The Argentine coach is another classy dresser who refined his style during his time coaching Tottenham Hotspur FC. Clad most times in casual wear, which includes a dark sweater with or without a jacket worn over fitted dark trousers overshoes, or sneakers. It seems only fitting that he now manages Paris Saint Germain FC in the fashion capital of the world. Here, he will continue to have the opportunity to strut his stuff on and off the pitch.
4. Zinedine Zidane
The Real Madrid manager has always had an elegant look right from his playing days. Spotting his signature dark-colored tailored suits, Zidane has always held his own in the fashion department. The Frenchman would sometimes add a coat to complete this fine ensemble. His tall, and sturdy frame gives elegance to any outfit he puts on, and that undoubtedly makes him one of the most stylish football managers.
5. Antonio Conte
Another well-dressed Italian makes this list. Whatever team Conte might happen to be coaching at any particular time, one thing that remains constant is his sense of style. Always spotting designer three-piece suits wherever he manages, Antonio is always a fashion connoisseur’s delight, and one won’t be surprised if he ends up one day on the Milan fashion runways.
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