Who is Tito Vilanova? Where is from? How is he? Is he qualified enough to be the manager of Barcelona? Does he have high-profile background like Pep Guardiola? These are the questions popping up in the minds of millions of Barcelona fans all over the world. No more worries; you will now know ins and outs of this 42-year-old manager.
The full name is Francesc Vilanova i Bayó who is known to us as Tito Vilanova. He is now the head manager of FC Barcelona—the best club in the world.
He was born on 17 September 1969. Like almost all players of Barcelona, he is a creation of La Masia. But unfortunately, he could not play in the Barcelona first team. So, we can assume that as a player he was not very successful. In fact, he played in some first and second division teams. Vilanova retired at the age of 34 in 2002. Then he started his coaching career. In 2006, he was appointed as a technical director of Terrassa—a third tier team. In 2007, he joined as an assistant manager of Barcelona B team, and his boss was Pep Guardiola. You see, how close these two men are. Then in 2008, he joined as an assistant coach of Barcelona and his superior was Pep Guardiola. Since then he has been with the Barcelona team. Hope, he will have a very stunning career as a manager of Barcelona.
Why Tito Vilanova?
According to Barcelona, he knows the ins and outs of Barcelona and concerned about the philosophy of this club.
So, the summary of Tito Vilanova’s profile would be like this:
Full name: Francesc Vilanova i Bayó
Date of birth: 17 September 1969
Current club: FC Barcelona
Former club: None
Career as a player: 1984-2002
Position: Central midfielder
Watch the poking video between Tito Vilanova and Jose Mourinho once again. Looks like Vilanova vs. Mourinho.
Both of them are handshaking before Spanish Super Cup 2012. But the WAR CONTINUES as after the match Vilanova said he was not surprised to hear Mourinho criticizing the referee.