9 Most Successful Soccer Managers Of All Time

Alex Ferguson clapping

Even the most soccer-averse North American fans have probably caught wind that Alex Ferguson, the fabled manager of Manchester United for 26 years, is stepping down. While his name is synonymous with modern soccer success, it begs the question of how he stacks up in the pantheon of great managers throughout history. Comparing sports figures of different eras is always a tricky proposition because of context. Doing so in the realm of soccer, perhaps the most international of all sports, and played in myriad different styles, would be considered by many to be a fool’s errand. I would happen to agree, but a fool’s gotta eat, so here we go…

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