Fernando Hierro Profile.
The Spanish FA has announced Fernando Ruiz Hierro as Spain’s Head Coach after Coach Julen Lopetegui‘s sack hours to the 2018 FIFA World cup. Here is the full Achievements, Experience and Professional Profile Of Fernando Hierro.
Fernando Hierro, 50, is a Spanish retired footballer and coach who is currently the manager of the Spain national team after previously holding the role of Sporting Director.
Fernando Hierro Profile: Achievements As A Player
- Champions League: 3
- Spanish La Liga: 5
- Spanish Cup: 1
- Intercontinental Cup: 2
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Fernando Hierro Profile: Playing Career
Hierro is mostly known for his spells with Real Madrid and Spain, appearing in more than 500 official games with the former and representing the latter on nearly 90 occasions, while appearing in four World Cups and two European Championships.
Equally at ease as a central defender, sweeper or defensive midfielder, he had the ability, at his peak, to combine solid defensive play with a near-unlimited passing range and surprising goalscoring talent, which made him one of the world’s most sought-after players.
With Real Madrid, he won five La Liga and three UEFA Champions League trophies over the course of nearly 15 years.
Fernando Hierro Profile: Management Career
Royal Spainish Sporting Director
Although he had already been in charge for a few weeks, Hierro was officially presented as sporting director of the Royal Spanish Football Federation in late September 2007.
He remained four years in the position.
Malaga CF Sporting Director
In July 2011, Hierro returned to his native region, being appointed Málaga CF’s director of football. On 28 May 2012, even though the club finished fourth and qualified for the Champions League for the first time ever, he left his position.
Real Madrid Assistant Manager
On 10 July 2014, Hierro was named assistant coach of Real Madrid, replacing Zinedine Zidane – who left to take the reins of Real Madrid Castilla – in Carlo Ancelotti’s staff.
Spain Sporting director
On 27 November 2017, Hierro was re-appointed the Sporting Director of the Spain national football team.
Fernando Hierro Profile: Coaching Career
Real Oviedo FC manager
Two years later, he was given his first full managerial role, being appointed at Segunda División side Real Oviedo for the upcoming season with the option of a further year.
On 14 June 2017, after missing out on the promotion playoffs on the final matchday, Hierro left the Estadio Carlos Tartiere by mutual consent.
Spain National Team Coach
Hierro was appointed as the manager of Spain on 13 June 2018, after the sacking of the former manager, Julen Lopetegui, two days before Spain’s first match at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, following the latter’s decision to join Real Madrid after the World Cup.