Vine: Diego Simeone and his assistant manager are brilliantly in sync on the touchline 6 years ago

Vine: Diego Simeone and his assistant manager are brilliantly in sync on the touchline

This is just magical...

It's often said that a football manager likes his backroom staff to be comprised of the same trusted people that they have worked with down the years.

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Brian Clough and Peter Taylor conquered England and Europe as a partnership while Arsene Wenger worked alongside Pat Rice for 16 years.

Working with the same people for years on end must inevitably lead to a person copying some of the habits and mannerisms of the other and it seems that Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is rubbing off on his eccentric assistant Germán Burgos.

The duo have worked together for almost four years now and it seems that they even have some sort of telepathic link when it comes to complaining about referees.

Take a look at the duo gesturing to the ref during Atletico's win against Getafe, even their facial expressions are the same.

The Spanish champions assistant manager has previous when it comes to arguing with the officials.