The winner of the Euro 2008 tournament with Spain's national soccer team said, “Age can retire us all, but I am still active, and I am not retiring. If an offer comes I will study it. Maybe I will coach again if the conditions are interesting.”
Aragones has had a successful career as a manager at Barcelona, Espanyol, Sevilla, Valencia, Betis and Real Mallorca. He also was a successful player at Getafe, Real Madrid, Real Oviedo, Atletico Madrid and Real Betis.
During his time as Spain coach between 2004-2008 he was renowned for getting Spain to play an exciting brand of football which included lots of short passing and non-stop movement. He was however surrounded by controversy for a short while when he had allegedly used a racial slur to describe French forward Thierry Henry while speaking to Henry's Arsenal teammate and Spanish national team player Jose Antonio Reyes.