Van Gaal is one of the most decorated managers in world football, having won 20 major honours in his managerial career. He is sometimes nicknamed the “Iron Tulip”.
Was Van Gaal good at Barca?
Season 1997-98 was his first year as manager of Barça and van Gaal managed to win three trophies: the league, the Copa del Rey and the European Super Cup. For the first time in 39 years Barca had won the double (League and Cup).