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Vicente del Bosque

Personal information
Full nameVicente del Bosque González
Date of birth23 December 1950(age 66)
Place of birthSalamanca, Spain
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0.5 in)
Playing positionDefensive Midfielder
Club information
Current clubSpain (Manager)

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Vicente del Bosque González, 1st Marquis of Del Bosque (-esbiˈθente ðel ˈβoske ɣonˈθaleθ; born 23 December 1950) is a former Spanish footballer He is currently the manager of the Spanish national football team. After taking over from Luis Aragonés who had led Spain to European success in Euro 2008, Del Bosque went on to manage the national team to the conquest of their first-ever World Cup in 2010. Del Bosque is also known for having coached Real Madrid from 1999 to 2003, the most successful period in the club's modern era. He has worked for many years with assistant coach Toni Grande. Along with Italian Marcello Lippi, they are the only football managers who have won both the UEFA Champions League and the World Cup.

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