Diego Simeone Extends Atletico Madrid Contract Until 2027
|Diego Pablo Simeone, head coach of Atletico Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League match between Atletico Madrid and Celtic FC at Civitas Metropolitano Stadium on November 07, 2023 in Madrid, Spain.(Image-Getty)
Atletico Madrid announced on Thursday that Argentine coach Diego Simeone has prolonged his tenure with the club until 2027. Having helmed the team in a remarkable 642 matches, the 53-year-old has cemented his legacy as one of Atletico's most influential figures.
Since his arrival at Atletico in 2011, Simeone has steered the club to an impressive tally of eight significant trophies. This includes two LaLiga titles, one Copa del Rey, two Europa Leagues, two European Super Cups, and one Spanish Super Cup, solidifying his position as the most successful coach in the club's history.
Simeone's connection with Atletico Madrid extends beyond his coaching role. He previously served the club as a midfielder, making 167 appearances and netting 30 goals. His commitment to the team both on and off the field has made him an integral part of Atletico's storied history.