Marcelo Bielsa was confirmed because the new Uruguay coach on Monday to the tip of the 2026 World Cup.
The Uruguayan Soccer Affiliation celebrated the arrival of 67-year-old Bielsa with a video and a collection of memes mimicking the Argentine’s renown as a nice tactitian.
“Our public calls for gameplay and feelings. The time has arrived,” the affiliation stated on Twitter.
Bielsa’s first matches are possible in June, when Uruguay is scheduled to play friendlies in opposition to Nicaragua and Cuba. South American World Cup qualifying will start in September.
Bielsa coached Argentina from 1998-2004. His staff was eradicated on the group stage of the 2002 World Cup and received the gold medal on the 2004 Athens Olympics. He left the job for private causes.
Bielsa additionally coached Chile from 2007-11.
He is additionally had spells at Espanyol, Athletic Bilbao, Marseille and Lille. He has been out of a job since February 2022 when he was fired by Leeds.
Uruguay went out of the group stage on the World Cup in Qatar final 12 months.