A Introducing Barcelona's next coach Tito Vilanova and the man tasked with replacing Pep Guardiola at Camp Nou.

Tito Vilanova Coaching Factfile:

Date of Birth: 17/09/1969

Place of birth: Bellcaire d'Emporda, Spain

Height: 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)

Clubs played: Celta, Mallorca, Lleida, Badajoz, Elche, Gramenet

Coaching History:

2007 to 08 for Barcelona B assistant
2008 to 12 for Barcelona assistant
2012 for Barcelona coach

The Barcelona's record-breaking success under Pep Guardiola over the past four years resulting in 13 trophies and countless magical moments assistant coach Tito Vilanova has rarely been the centre of attention to until today that is the 42-year-old was somewhat surprisingly confirmed as Barcelona's coach for 2012-13 following the decision by Guardiola to step down at the end of the current season.

And they are born in the Catalonian region of Bellcaire d'Emporda in 1969, Guardiola's right-hand man has been very close to the Blaugrana boss during his entire career in the pair grew up together in La Masia's youth setup in the 1980s to guardiola would go on to become a star in Johan Cruyff's Dream Team winning six La Liga titles and a European Cup in 11 years with the seniors Vilanova failed to graduate for after two years with Barcelona B would embark on a modest playing career to he had spells at Figueres, Celta, Badajoz, Mallorca, Lleida, Elche and Gramenet, where he would retire in 2002 after a professional career which spanned 14 years.

And they are after 13 trophies potentially 14 if Barca win the Copa del Rey next month in just four years and the Vilanova faces a tough job emulating his great friend.

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