Juan Carlos Osorio

Colombian footballer and manager

Juan Carlos Osorio Arbeláez (Spanish pronunciation: [xwaŋ ˈkaɾlos oˈso.ɾjo aɾβeˈla.es]; born 8 June 1961) is a Colombian professional football manager and former footballer. He played as a midfielder.[1] He managed the Mexico national football team from 2015 until 2018 and Paraguay from 2018 until 2019.

Juan Carlos Osorio
Osorio as Mexico manager at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Juan Carlos Osorio Arbeláez
Date of birth (1961-06-08) 8 June 1961 (age 63)
Place of birth Santa Rosa de Cabal, Colombia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1986 New Haven Chargers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1984 Deportivo Pereira
1984–1985 Internacional
1986–1987 Once Caldas
Teams managed
2006–2007 Millonarios
2007 Chicago Fire
2007–2009 New York Red Bulls
2010–2011 Once Caldas
2011–2012 Puebla
2012–2015 Atlético Nacional
2015 São Paulo
2015–2018 Mexico
2018–2019 Paraguay
2019–2020 Atlético Nacional
2021–2022 América de Cali
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


  1. "Las diez cosas que no sabías de Juan Carlos Osorio" (in Spanish). Grupo Milenio. Retrieved 14 October 2015.