It is a implausible second, too. We see Ted go to shake the coach’s hand, and see Guardiola inform his rival coach, “Don’t worry about wins and losses.” Indeed, Guardiola has his personal Lasso-style knowledge to impart. “Just help these guys be the best version of themselves on and off the pitch. This, at the end, is the most important thing,” he says.
Pep Guardiola has been talked about a number of occasions in “Ted Lasso,” first as Jamie Tartt’s former coach at Manchester City, as one of many all-time best soccer coaches, and as a part of the Total Football presentation Beard offers. To see him be the primary massive soccer determine to seem on the present — not Zlatan, who closely impressed the character of Zava, nor another well-known real-life soccer participant, however a coach — is thrilling, and makes a whole lot of sense.
Guardiola began his profession enjoying in Barcelona underneath what was often called the Dream Team, however he’s maybe greatest recognized for main Barcelona as a coach, taking the Total Football method he realized as a participant to win just about each single title he may with the workforce. He turned the youngest supervisor to win the Champions League, and lead Barcelona to win the “treble,” which means each main title a workforce can get, with victories on the nationwide La Liga League, the Spanish Copa del Rey, and likewise the Champions League. He would later additionally lead Bayern Munich to a number of league victories earlier than transferring to Manchester City, the place he has additionally gained a number of titles — together with this 12 months’s Premier League.