Miguel Ángel Brindisi de Marco (born 8 October 1950) is an Argentine football coach and former attacking midfield player. He played for the Argentine national team at the 1974 FIFA World Cup and currently works as a manager.
Born in the
Almagro neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Brindisi played most of his career in two spells at Club Atlético Huracán, but he also had spells with Spanish side UD Las Palmas, Uruguayan side Nacional and Argentine teams Boca Juniors and with Racing Club during their spell in the 2nd division.
Brindisi was part of two
Argentine championship winning sides, his first title was the 1973 Metropolitano with Huracán and his second was the 1981 Metropolitano with Boca.
Brindisi was the Argentine Primera's top scorer in the Metropolitano tournament of 1972 with 21 goals.
Brindisi played for the Argentina national team making 46 appearances and scoring 17 goals.
Titles and awards as a player
Brindisi made his debut as a head coach with
Club Alumni de Villa María in 1986 his next club was CSD Municipal of Guatemala, which he led to the Liga Nacional de Guatemala title in 1987 and 1988. The next club team Brindisi took charge of was Barcelona Sporting Club in Ecuador where he lad the team to the national championship in 1989 and 1991 and to the Libertadores Cup finals in 1990. He then had spells in charge of RCD Espanyol and UD Las Palmas in Spain. After managing in Guatemala several years he went on to become coach of the 2 Guatemala national team, of which he was in charge during the 1994 World Cup qualification process and on a second tenure in 1997. Brindisi took over at 3 Club Atlético Independiente in the Primera division, he helped the club to win three titles; Clausura 1994, Supercopa Sudamericana 1994 and Recopa Sudamericana 1995. Brindisi then had a spell in charge of his former club and Independiente's fiercest rivals; Racing Club, and a period in charge of Huracán. Brindisi took over at Club Atlético Lanús in 2003, then became manager of Boca Juniors in July 2004, but resigned after only 22 games following a defeat to River Plate. He then became manager of Comunicaciones in 2005.
Brindisi was the Head Coach of
Chiapas of Mexico and was fired on 5 May 2009. 4
He was appointed as the manager for
Huracán in September 2009 and was resigned due to serious danger of relegation on the 2010/11 seasons. 5
Titles as a manager
Miguel Ángel Brindisi international tournaments
Miguel Ángel Brindisi managerial positions
Miguel Ángel Brindisi awards