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Top 5 wisest football managers in the history of the game

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3.- Cesar Luis Menotti

One of the last football philosophers of our time, Cesar Luis Menotti is arguably the most respected figure in Argentine football and currently works as the National Teams’ Director.

The man has always brought his poignant point of view too football, with his progressive ideas being the cornerstone of the way in which he tends to act as both a manager and a writer.

Menotti was the coach who won Argentina’s first World Cup in history and he even had the nerve of not calling Diego Maradona for that 1978 tournament when he was just a teenager, you can read a weekly column from Menotti on Catalan media outlet Sport and get a better idea of the type of knowledge that this man possesses.