Pep Guardiola is a professional Spanish football manager, former player, and the current manager of Manchester City Club.
Nevertheless, he is considered the best manager of all time, and he carries the record for the vastly successive League games won in the Bundesliga, Premier League, and Champions League.
The Spanish manager has been doing great in his career as a coach since 2007, right from his days in Barcelona.
Pep Guardiola Biography
Josep Guardiola Sala was born on January 18th, 1971, into the family of Valentí Guardiola and Dolors Sala in Santpedor, Spain.
He is a Spanish Citizen, He is 1.80m (5 ft 11) in height, and currently, he is 51-year-old.
He has three (3) siblings: Pere Guardiola, Olga Guardiola, and Francesca Guardiola I Sala.
The Spanish football manager got tied the knot with his heart, rob, Cristina Serra, in 2014, and they are blessed with three children.
He has been the current of Manchester City Club since 2017, and he has also coached other teams like FC Bayern Munich, FC Barcelona, and FC Barcelona B.
Cristina Serra is the happily married wife of football manager Pep Guardiola.
He got married to his beautiful wife, Serra, in 2014, who he first met in Barcelona at an exclusive clothes store when they were both teenagers.
Meanwhile, at that time, he was still an undergraduate at Barcelona’s Fable La Masia academy.
However, in Barcelona, his wife’s parents owned a high-end store, ‘Serra Claret,’ and he once visited the store with his designer friend Antonio Miro. That happened to be the first time he met his adorable wife.
In 2014, they decided to settle down after 20 years of being together, and the couple is blessed with three beautiful kids, Maria, Marius, and Valentina.
Serra is known to be a fashionista, and for that, many people have attributed his sense of fashion to his wife.
Guardiola started his football career as a defensive midfielder in his youth days.
He spent most of his career with Barcelona, a member of Johan Cruyff’s dream team.
They were fortunate enough to win their first European Cup in 1992 and four consecutive Spanish League titles from 1991 to 1994.
In 1997, he captained the team until it was time for him to leave the club in 2001.
The Spanish manager has been crowned 47 times for the Spanish national team, and he also emerged at the FIFA World Cup 1994.
As a defensive midfielder, he played friendly matches for Catalonia and also appeared at UEFA Euro 2000.
He won the Tercera Division title in his first managerial role for Barcelona B before getting the first team manager role in 2008.
He guided Barcelona to the treble of La Liga, UEFA Champions League, Copa del Rey in his first season as a manager, which made him the youngest manager to achieve all of these.
He was awarded the Catalan Parliament’s Gold Medal in 2011, which is their highest honor, and also named the FIFA World Cup coach of the year that same year.
In 2012, Pep Guardiola ended his four years with Barcelona with 14 honors added to the club record.
Guardiola Daughter Maria
The football manager has two daughters, namely Valentina and Maria Guardiola.
Maria is the first daughter and the eldest child of the Spanish football manager. She is 20-year-old.
She is one of the lucky ones that survived the suicide bomb attack at the Ariana Grande show in 2017.
She is currently a student and lives in London. She has about 100k followers on Instagram.
Maria is a well-known Spanish Style icon with her stunning outfit shared on social media.
Pep Guardiola’s daughter, Maria, seems to be in a relationship with the Spurs star.
In October 2021, She and Dele left the top restaurant Novikov.
She started hanging out with Dele in May. The love birds were seen as Dele leaned in for a smooch after they had discussed for hours at the capital’s trendy cloud 9 pubs.
Meanwhile, she and Dele met first in April, and they are both very young and free. Maybe this might be a good start for Dele after being dumped by his girlfriend Ruby Mae after she became tired of his attitude.
However, despite her and Dele being seen together on several occasions, she has never admitted to being in a relationship instead of having insisted on them being just friends.
Pep Guardiola Net Worth
He has a net worth of £31million. Pep Guardiola has earned most of his wealth from being one of the best football managers in the world.
He also has lucrative endorsement deals and other investments that he may not want to publicize during his days at Barcelona.
Reports have it that his salary with Manchester City is estimated to be worth £15million, equivalent to $19millon annually.
During his years at Barcelona, Pep earned nothing less than £45million, approximately $55million.
Talking about his endorsement, he has signed a deal with Puma, who is now also working with Manchester City.
Pep Guardiola and his family live happily today as he continues to be one of the best football managers in history.