Atletico Madrid’s seasoned coach, Diego Simeone, penned a contract extension, securing his stay at the club until June 2027. This significant move by the Argentine coach marks a continued commitment to the club, fostering what Atletico refers to as “continuity” in the project initiated when Simeone joined in December 2011.
Under Simeone’s stewardship, Atletico Madrid witnessed a phase of unprecedented success, claiming a remarkable eight titles. The 53-year-old maestro played a pivotal role in steering Atletico to triumphs in two Spanish leagues, one Copa del Rey, two Europa Leagues, two European Super Cups, and one Spanish Super Cup. Additionally, Simeone guided the club to two UEFA Champions League finals.
A testament to his legacy, Simeone’s coaching tenure at Atletico spans an impressive 642 games, securing victory in 380 of them. He holds the distinction of being the coach with the most official matches led at the club and holds the record for coaching the same team for the most consecutive seasons in the Spanish league.
Since assuming his role, Atletico has consistently qualified for the group stage of the Champions League, showcasing the team’s sustained competitiveness on the European stage.
Although specific financial details of Simeone’s extended contract were not immediately disclosed, the announcement underscores the club’s commitment to the esteemed coach, ensuring a continued legacy and stability at Atletico Madrid for the foreseeable future.