Miguel Ángel Brindisi
|Date of birth||8 October 1950|
|Place of birth||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Playing position||Attacking midfielder/striker|
|1986||Alumni de Villa María|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 April 2013.
Miguel Ángel Brindisi de Marco (born 8 October 1950) is an Argentine football coach and former attacking midfield player. He played for the Argentine national team at the 1974 FIFA World Cup and currently works as a manager.
Born in the Almagro neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Brindisi played most of his career in two spells at Club Atlético Huracán, but he also had spells with Spanish side UD Las Palmas, Uruguayan side Nacional and Argentine teams Boca Juniors and with Racing Club during their spell in the 2nd division. Whilst at Las Palmas he helped them to the 1978 Copa del Rey Final where his goal was unable to prevent them losing 3-1 to FC Barcelona.
Brindisi was the Argentine Primera's top scorer in the Metropolitano tournament of 1972 with 21 goals.
Brindisi played for the Argentina national team making 46 appearances and scoring 17 goals.
Titles and awards as a player
|1972 Metropolitano||Club Atlético Huracán||Primera Division Argentina Topscorer: 21 goals|
|1973 Metropolitano||Club Atlético Huracán||Primera Division Argentina|
|1981 Metropolitano||Boca Juniors||Primera Division Argentina|
Brindisi made his debut as a head coach with Club Alumni de Villa María in 1986 his next club was CSD Municipal of Guatemala, which he led to the Liga Nacional de Guatemala title in 1987 and 1988. The next club team Brindisi took charge of was Barcelona Sporting Club in Ecuador where he lad the team to the national championship in 1989 and 1991 and to the Libertadores Cup finals in 1990. He then had spells in charge of RCD Espanyol and UD Las Palmas in Spain. After managing in Guatemala several years he went on to become coach of the Guatemala national team, of which he was in charge during the 1994 World Cup qualification process and on a second tenure in 1997. Brindisi took over at Club Atlético Independiente in the Primera division, he helped the club to win three titles; Clausura 1994, Supercopa Sudamericana 1994 and Recopa Sudamericana 1995. Brindisi then had a spell in charge of his former club and Independiente's fiercest rivals; Racing Club, and a period in charge of Huracán. Brindisi took over at Club Atlético Lanús in 2003, then became manager of Boca Juniors in July 2004, but resigned after only 22 games following a defeat to River Plate. He then became manager of Comunicaciones in 2005.
Titles as a manager
- rsssf: Argentina record international players
- "Guatemala, 100 años de fútbol — Municipal" (in Spanish). Prensa Libre. Archived from the original on 9 December 2006. Retrieved 10 December 2006.
- "Guatemala, 100 años de fútbol — Técnicos en la historia" (in Spanish). Prensa Libre. Archived from the original on 19 November 2006. Retrieved 10 December 2006.
- "Brindisi reemplazó a Rivoira a pura velocidad" (in Spanish). Clarín. Retrieved 21 September 2010.
- "Top coaches vie for India job". The Times of India. p. 18.