Miguel Herrera Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 10 Jul, 2018
Facts of Miguel Herrera
Date of Birth: 1968 , March-18
Age: 50 years old
Birth Nation: Mexico
Height: 5 Feet
Name Miguel Herrera
Birth Name Miguel Ernesto Herrera Aguirre
Nationality Mexican
Birth Place/City Hidalgo, Mexico
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Footballer
Weight in KG 76 kg
Education University of Southern California
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wikipedia
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Miguel Ernest Herrera Aguirre is a former Mexican footballer and currently the manager of Mexican club America. He is commonly referred by his nickname Piojo.

He started his career playing with second division side Deportivo Neza in 1985. He was named interim coach of the Mexico national team to guide them through the intercontinental playoff matches against New Zealand to qualify for the 2014 World Cup.

Early Life Of Miguel Herrera

Miguel Ernesto Herrera Aguirre was born at Hidalgo, Mexico on March 18, 1968. He has already spent a few decades of his life as a football player. He is a professional football player and also he is a former Mexican footballer and he played from the defender side. Miguel Ernesto Herrera Aguirre is a Football coach from Mexico, currently the head coach of Mexico.

Miguel Herrera's Career

When Herera first joined a team, Herrera was technically on loan to the Mexican Football Federation from his club side Club America. But after leading El Tri to a 9-3 aggregate playoff triumph over New Zealand, the FMF handed him the chance to lead the team at the World Cup on a permanent basis.

A Mexican international, Herrera participated in the 1993 Copa America tournament with Mexico, winning second place. In May 2013, Herrera led América to their eleventh league championship, the first in his career.

In late 2013, Herrera was named as interim coach of the Mexican national team to guide them through the intercontinental playoff matches against New Zealand to qualify for the 2014 World Cup. When he had played from the Chelsea side, Chelsea lifted the Champions trophy in 2012.

He has always won the hearts of many people with his amazing working quality in the game. As a player, Herrera is remembered as a chippy, intense defender, who would do anything to win. He spent the majority of his career with Atlante, for whom he played during four different spells, and won a title with the Iron Colts in 1993.

He also spent time with UAG, Santos Laguna, Queretaro, and Toros Neza. Internationally, he made 14 appearances for Mexico, playing on the 1993 Copa America squad that fell in the final to Argentina.

As the playoff matches with New Zealand showed, he celebrates every goal with unbridled joy. While the playoffs don't make for a large sample size, Herrera also has a profound belief in the Mexican players -- as a result, El Tri looked to be a team playing without the fear that had characterized their earlier playoff performances. With El Tri, he showed an impressive ability to implement his methods quickly, while also instilling discipline.

Miguel Herrera's Net Worth And Salary

Miguel Herrera's net worth is about $83 thousand USD but there has been no information about his salary yet. Herera's height is 5ft 6 inch. Although there is not much information about his schooling, he joined one of the reputed University in Mexico for graduation but later was dropped out.

Miguel Herrera's Personal Life

 He has already achieved a new height in football and he is expected to raise more with his dedication, expertise and hard work. He is always appreciated by his fans and by his co-workers. Although he hasn’t won much of the award during his career he has obviously won hearts of lots of fans and audiences during his career.

Herrera's playoff success capped off a chaotic period for Mexico, who burned through three coaches in a matter of weeks. He has a large number of fan and followers as well. He can be followed on Twitter as well as on Facebook. He also has some photos on his Instagram.

He obviously has achieved a huge success after showing his expertise in so many different fields and handled every responsibility with a complete dedication and hard work which always made him famous and respectful among his friends and colleagues.

Throughout his managerial career, Herrera has forged a reputation as a fiery, charismatic figure who is close to his players. His upbeat personality also has allowed him to maintain good relations with the Mexican press.

Herrera's reputation is one of a players' coach who instills a strong sense of belief within his squad. Herera's personal life i.e. whether he is married or not is unknown and also if he is married, the information about his children is unknown. Herrera is commonly referred to by his nickname Piojo (Spanish for louse). 

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