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Carles Rexach

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Full nameCarles Rexach Cerdà
Date of birth13 January 1947(age 69)
Place of birthPedralbes, Spain
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11.3 in)
Playing positionWinger

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Carles Rexach Cerdà (born 13 January 1947 in Pedralbes, Barcelona, Catalonia), also referred to as Charly Rexach, is a former Spanish footballer and manager. He has spent the majority of career at FC Barcelona. Rexach first joined the club as a junior player when he was 12. He was a player at the club for 22 years and then worked for them as a scout, coach and manager for another 22 years. Rexach formed a successful partnership with Johan Cruyff, both on and off the field. As players they helped FC Barcelona win La Liga in 1974, the club's first win in 14 years. He also served as assistant coach to Cruyff during the Dream Team era between 1988 and 1996. Rexach also served as caretaker manager of the club on three occasions before he was appointed manager in 2001.


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