Madrid: Atletico Madrid manager Diego ‘Cholo’ Simeone (44) is on cloud nine both on and off the field. His team lead the Spanish La Liga standings and are in the final of the UEFA Champions League after beating Chelsea on Wednesday.
Carla Pereira. Pic/Getty Images.
Off the pitch, the Argentine has reportedly begun a relationship with 27-year-old Argentine model Carla Pereira and both of them have been spotted all smiles in the streets of Madrid while walking their dogs.
Hooked: Diego Simeone
They were also ‘caught’ once at a restaurant for dinner. According to Spanish newspaper ABC, it is unclear when the relationship began but reports suggest that they have taken a step further of living together.
Simeone is married to ex-model Carolina Baldini for two decades and she has been taking care of their three children in Buenos Aires while Simeone takes reign of Atletico’s title challenge.
Pereira rose to fame in the TV series ‘Survivor: Lost in Guatemala’ and then adorned the front page of ‘Interviu’ magazine.
Simeone became Atlético Madrid’s coach, succeeding Gregorio Manzano on December 23, 2011.