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Simeone to stay at Atletico until 2020

Argentine manager Diego Simeone
Argentine manager Diego Simeone

(AA) – Spanish top football division La Liga’s reigning winners Atletico Madrid have renewed their deal with Argentine manager Diego Simeone until the end of the 2019-2020 football season.

Atletico Madrid confirmed the contract renewal on Tuesday both on their website and their Twitter account with the “Simeone2020” hashtag.

Appointed as Atletico boss in December of 2011 in place of Gregorio Manzano, Simeone made Rojiblancos (The Red-and-Whites) win many titles such as the UEFA Europa League in 2011-2012, Copa del Rey (Spanish King’s Cup) in the 2012-2013 season, Spanish Super Cup in 2014, and the UEFA Super Cup in 2012 and La Liga title in the 2013-2014 season.

The 44-year-old manager was chosen as the La Liga Coach of the Year in 2013 and 2014.

Simeone was also in the FIFA World Coach of the Year list in 2014.

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