Tito Vilanova

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  • Tito Vilanova born

    Tito Vilanova born
    Francesc Tito Vilanova Bayó was born on September 17 of 1968 in Bellcaire d'Empordà (Girona, Catalonia), near the frech frontier.
  • La Masia

    La Masia
    Tito Vilanova joined Barcelona's youth academy at La Masia where he started a great friendship with Pep Guardiola.
  • Teams wich has played

    Teams wich has played
    Tito Vilanova started playing at Barça young categories and after one year he signed for Figueres and after for Celta de Vigo, Lleida, Elche and Gramenet before returning to Barça as youth coach.
  • Marriage and children

    Marriage and children
    Tito Vilanova married Montse Chaure. The couple had two children: a daughter, Carlota and a son, Adrià who is promisig defender in Barça B team.
  • Players who trained with

    Players who trained with
    In Barça B, Tito trained players as Cesc Fàbregas, Gererd Piqué and a very talented and timid Argentinian called Leo Messi.
  • The six trophies

    The six trophies
    Vilanova and Guardiola were assigned to the Barcelona first team. This was the most succeful season in Barça's history winning six trophies including La Liga, the Copa del Rey and the Champions League.
  • Cancer

    Tito Vilanova has been diagnosed with cancer. After an operation to remove tumour, followed by chemotherapy and radiotherapy, he returned to his work in Barça.
  • First coach

    First coach
    When Guardiola felt "empty", Tito Vilanova became the head coach and won La Liga reaching the record of 100 points in front of Maurinho's Real Madrid.
  • The announce

    The announce
    FC Barcelona announced that Tito Vilanova had to leave the direction of Barça to focus on his illnes and theraphy.
  • Tito Vilanova death

    Tito Vilanova death
    Tito Vilanova has died in April 25 of 2014 on Barcelona, at 45 years old.He has died after a long battle against parotid gland cancer.For us, the Barça people, Tito is gone but is not forgotten.