Atletico Madrid extend Simeone contract until 2024 20
Atletico Madrid announced the extension of the contracts of coach Diego Simeone and his staff until the end of the 2024 season. The extensions come after Atletico won their first La Liga title since 2014. The contracts were due to expire in June. In turn, Simeone said on Twitter: “Pride. Responsibility. Challenges. Fun. Happy to continue at Atletico Madrid.” Simeone took over at Atlético in December 2011 and became the coach with the most consecutive seasons coaching a La Liga team. The Argentine is the most successful coach of Atlético with eight titles and 316 victories. Simeone played as a defensive midfielder with Atletico in the 1990s and 2000s.