Meet Eduardo Berizzo, whose full name is Manuel Eduardo Berizzo Magnolo. He is a former Argentine football player who played as a central defender and now works as a coach.
He played for six different teams in four countries, including Newell’s Old Boys, River Plate, and Celta. He represented Argentina in two Copa América tournaments. Berizzo has coached in the top leagues of Argentina, Chile, and Spain.
He led O’Higgins to their first major honours and managed three La Liga teams, including Celta. He also coached the national teams of Paraguay and Chile and participated in two Copa América tournaments with Paraguay.
Currently, Berizzo is the manager of the Chile national team, lte’s read his full Wikipedia biography and net worth below.
Eduardo Berizzo Biography
Manuel Eduardo Berizzo Magnolo is a former professional footballer from Argentina, born on November 13, 1969. He played as a centre-back and was 1.84m tall. Berizzo played for several clubs during his career, including Newell’s Old Boys, Atlas, River Plate, Marseille, Celta, and Cádiz.
He also played for the Argentina national team between 1996 and 2000, appearing in 13 matches. After retiring from playing, Berizzo became a football manager.
He started as an assistant for the Chile national team from 2007 to 2010 before becoming the head coach of Estudiantes LP, O’Higgins, Celta, Sevilla, Athletic Bilbao, Paraguay, and finally Chile, where he currently coaches.
Berizzo was born in Cruz Alta, Argentina and started playing football in a local league. He and his friend Dario Franco were spotted by Newell’s Old Boys’ manager Marcelo Bielsa and recruited to the team.
Berizzo helped the team win two Primera División titles and reach the finals of the Copa Libertadores in 1988 and 1992. He scored a penalty in the first leg of the 1992 final, but missed his penalty in the shootout which decided the tie.
Berizzo was part of a group of players within the team called “The Three Stooges” and played the role of Moe alongside Julio Saldaña (Larry) and Alfredo Berti (Curly).
In 1993, Berizzo, a football player, wanted to renew his team but couldn’t find transfers to Sporting de Gijón and Udinese Calcio in Europe. Instead, he signed with Club Atlas in Mexico under Bielsa, despite having a knee injury.
He became the team captain after adapting to the heat and altitude. He stayed with the team for three seasons and described them as “excellent”.
Just before he was going to sign a five-year contract extension, Club Atlético River Plate, his home team, made him an offer. The club president retired his number 2 jersey in honor of his departure.
Age | Date of Birth
On November 13, 1969, Eduardo Berizzo was born. He will be 53 years old on March 20, 2023. 
Nationality | Ethnicity
Eduardo Berizzo is an Argentine national. 
Based on the search results, Eduardo Berizzo is estimated to have a net worth of $6 million. 
Children | Wife | Family
Eduardo Berizzo, who was born in Cruz Alta, Argentina and grew up in the province of Cordoba, has three children: María, Mateo, and Inés Berizzo. 
However, there is no information available about his marital status or wife. While there is limited information available about his family and siblings
After leaving Newell’s Old Boys, Berizzo joined River Plate where he played from 1996 to 1999. He then moved to Marseille for a season before returning to River Plate on loan in 2000.
Berizzo then joined Celta where he played from 2001 to 2005. During his time with the club, he played over 100 games and scored 4 goals.
Berizzo played for the Argentina national team from 1996 to 2000. He appeared in 13 matches for his country but did not score any goals.
Early Years in Coaching
After retiring from playing, Berizzo started his coaching career as an assistant for the Chile national team from 2007 to 2010. He also worked as an assistant coach for Estudiantes de La Plata and O’Higgins.
Berizzo got his first head coaching job with O’Higgins in 2011. During his time with the club, he led them to their first-ever Primera Division title in 2013.
In 2014, Berizzo became the head coach of Celta, the club where he had previously played. During his time with the team, he led them to the semifinals of the Europa League in the 2016-2017 season.
Berizzo spoke out against alleged homosexuality in France soon after he left Marseille: “In French football, you have a bunch of pigshit. There are so many gay players there that they always try to get you to do something.
They touch your thighs and buttocks to see what you will do. I don’t like it when a gay person shares a shower with me and looks at my rear end with desire or even gets upset when I’m naked.”
A Daily Telegraph article used a quote from Berizzo. The day after the Mexican newspaper La Crónica de Hoy printed that quote, he denied having said that:
“It is terrible. This is important. That note was never made. I don’t mind having a co-worker who is gay. In their private lives, people can do anything they want.” — Berizzo quoted by Clarín.
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