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Marcelo Bielsa

Personal information
Full nameMarcelo Alberto Bielsa Caldera
Place of birthRosario, Argentina
Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current clubAthletic Bilbao (coach)

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Marcelo Alberto Bielsa Caldera (nicknamed Loco Bielsa, "Madman" Bielsa) (born July 21, 1955) is an Argentine association football coach and former defender, born in Rosario, Santa Fe. He is the current manager of the La Liga side Athletic Bilbao. Bielsa managed not only football clubs but also the national teams of Argentina and Chile. In the later country he has achieved cult status due to the improved results of the national team under his leadership. His personality and gestures have in Chile captured the attention of media and unleashed a series of minor controversies both in the area of sports and in politics.

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