The average age of coaches who won the Champions League as debutants
What is the average age to win a Champions? until the mid 90, There were few cases in which a debutant coach of less than 45 years managed to win Europe's top club competition. In fact, the last one was Van Gaal when he directed Ajax and 1995. However, with the arrival of the new century it had been the other way around., just one more of 45 years has managed to win a Champions League as a debutant in the almost two decades that we have been in the 21st century.
Zidane champion of the Champions League as coach to the 43 years
That, until the arrival of Zizou who with 43 years, managed to win the title of 2016 as first coach of Real Madrid. Not happy with this, con 44 years in 2017 won his second Champions League and with 45 in 2018 his third. Convirtiéndose en the youngest debutant coach to win a Champions League.
Zidane thus added to his record 3 Champions as the first coach that adds to the one he won as a Real Madrid player in 2002 and as second coach of Carlo Ancelotti in 2014. Definitely, a career full of success for the Frenchman both as a player first and then as a coach.