Rafael Benítez is a Spanish football coach and former professional footballer who joined Liverpool after successful coaching Valencia from 2001 to 2004. He went on to coach teams such as Inter Milan, Chelsea and Real Madrid before joining Newcastle United in 2016. He is widely regarded as one of the most successful coaches in Europe.
In 1998, he got married to Maria de Montserrat. He and Maria had their first child in 1999. Their second child was born in 2002.
As the coach of Valencia, he won a UEFA cup and two La Liga league titles with the team between 2001 and 2004. With Liverpool, he won the 2005-06 FA Cup, the 2006 FA Community Shield and the 2004-05 UEFA Champions League. He has been named the UEFA Manager of the Year multiple times.
Many of the players he has coached, including Steven Gerrard have said of him as a difficult manager to please.
is a famous Spanish football manager,
who was born on
April 16, 1960. As a person born on this date, Rafael Benítez is listed in our database as the 15th
most popular celebrity for the day (April 16) and the 46th most popular for the year (1960).
People born on April 16
fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram.
Rafael Benítez is the 330th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Rafael Benítez's birthday, Rafael Benítez is the 33rd most famous Spanish and ranks 47th in famous people born in Madrid, Spain.
In general, Rafael Benítez ranks as the 3742nd
most popular famous person of all time.
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