The coach of Atlético de Madrid, Diego Pablo Simeone, will remain on the bench of the set colchonero until June 30, 2022, after the Madrid club has confirmed this on Thursday the extension of the contract for two more seasons of the most lauded technician of its history.
– Atlético de Madrid (@Atleti) February 14, 2019
The 'Cholo', which arrived at the entity in December 2011, had signed a new contract in early September until June 30, 2020 and now you receive confidence in your project even though the team is not signing its best campaign.
In this way, the South American coach continues to live a great week after the defeat of having lost the derby against Real Madrid. First, he was the father last Monday of a girl and now he renews his ties with Atlético a few days after starting his future in the Champions League, whose final is precisely in the Wanda Metropolitano on June 1, against Juventus.
With 'Cholo' on the bench, Atlético has regained prominence in national and continental football. Thus, under his mandate, the mattress set has won a League (2014), two European leagues (2012 and 2018), two Super Cups of Europe (2012 and 2018), a Copa del Rey (2013) and a Super Cup of Spain (2014). ), without forgetting two endings of 'Champions'in 2014 and 2016, lost to Real Madrid.
The Madrid team, before giving official news, had already warned through social networks that he was going to make a special announcement with the hashtags #EnamoradoDelAtleti and # 14, this is precisely the number that Simeone carried in his career as a footballer in the club.
"I thank Enrique (Cerezo), Miguel Ángel (Gil Marín), Andrea (Berta), all the people of Atlético for the support to the continuity of this project where a future awaits us with great enthusiasm and many challenges, but what it generates to me to renew to renew is everything what I see for the future ", expressed Simeone in a video of the club.
The Argentine sees "work, people involved to keep growing, hope" and above all "youth", a factor that can "generate progress at the team level". "And if the four legs of the table remain firm and strong as we have been in recent times we will be on the same line," he said.
"Fans, players, managers and coaches has been a very strong strength to this day and what awaits us from now on is not going to change, I am convinced that the road has to continue as when we started that night in Malaga, thinking about the match by match and now Rayo Vallecano, "he said.