Vicente del Bosque began his career in Zaragoza. When he was 18 years old, he joined the Real Madrid as a defensive midfielder. While with the team, he was loaned to the Castellon and Cordoba for 3 years. The team won five league titles and four Copa del Rey titles. His managerial career began in 1987 for the Real Madrid B, but del Bosque took over the full time occupation in 1999 when the club management was having some problems with former coach Josh Toshack. Del Bosque left Real Madrid for Besiktas in 2004. While with the team, he failed to produce exactly what the fans expected for the team, and left during the end of the 2004-2005 season. Three years later, he announced that he will be coaching the Spanish national football team. As of June 14, 2015, he reached 100 matches as coach for the Spanish team. Vicente del Bosque Gonzlez was born on December 23, 1950 in Salamanca, Spain. He is married toMara de la Santsima Trinidad Lpez and has three kids.