Oscar Washington Tabarez Silva famously known as Oscar Tabarez is a former Uruguayan footballer and currently serves as the manager of Uruguay national team. He previously played with the National Team as a defender and represented in the 3 World Cups.
Early Life & Playing Career
Tabarez was born on 3 March 1947 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He is of Uruguayan nationality and born in the early of March; his sun sign is Aries. Grew up with the huge passion of soccer, he started his early career playing with several juniors teams in Uruguay.
As a player, he spent 12 years playing football with different clubs including Sud America, Sportivo Italiano, Montevideo Wanderers, Fenix, Puebla, and Bella Vista.
Tabarez started his professional coaching career in 1988. He managed the Uruguayan national football team 1988 to 1990. He later made his second stint with the side in 2006 and led the team the fourth place in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and a grand victory in the 2011 Copa America.
With his outstanding coaching skills, Uruguay has been qualified for three World Cups accomplishing the round of 16, two times and once to the semi-finals. Tabarez was appointed to the position of head coach on 25 March 2016.
Another Former Footballer: Celso Otero, played for Uruguayan National Team.
Awards and Accolades
Tabarez has been honored with several prestigious awards through his career. As an individual, he won the South American Coach of the Year in 2010 & 2011.
Personal Life of Oscar Tabarez
Tabarez is a married man. He celebrated his wedding after having an affair with, Silvia Martinez. Currently, the lovely couple is extremely happy in their conjugal life. The relation between them is inseparable. They have four daughter’s named Tania, Laura, Valeria, and Melissa Tabarez. His elder daughter Tania works as an anchor on the TV show.
Apart from his managerial career, Tabarez is a loving husband as well as a caring father. His career and family are equally important for him.
Although Tabrez is a team manager of Uruguay, he admires the game of Lionel Messi and Neymar. Despite in the seventies, he has maintained a perfect health through the regular gym and nutritious diets. He has a good height of 5’9” and his weight is around 147 lbs.
With his hard work, dedication, and devotion, Tabarez has made a good fortune through his playing and managerial career. During FIFA 2014 World Cup, his salary was $1.25 million (annually). In 2014, he agreed to a four-year contract with Uruguay, which will continue until 2018 World Cup in Russia. His net worth might be around $5 million as per the properties he owns.