Carles Puyol: 'Thank you for everything, Pep. You have showed us the way.'
Guardiola salutes club president, Sandro Rosell, during a press conference where the Barcelona manager announced his resignation.
Jose Mourinho intensified the rivalry between Real Madrid and Barcelona. The 'Special One' proved to be an equal rival to Josep Guardiola in the opposing manager's chair.
Under Guardiola, Barcelona become more disciplined and focused more on possession, with a strong emphasis on discipline and aggressive pressing style. Players such as Xavi Hernandez, Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi, flourished under Guardiola's philosophy.
End of the road
Guardiola reacts to Chelsea's Champions League victory against Barcelona (April 24, 2012). Hours after the match, rumors circulated about Guardiola's future with the Catalan club.
Barcelona manager Josep Guardiola celebrates with his team after defeating Manchester United in the 2009
Guardiola lifts the Champions League trophy after Barcelona's victory over Manchester United at Wembley Stadium.
Twist and shout
During his four years, Josep Guardiola led Barcelona to unprecedented success; including 3 La Liga titles, 2 Champions League cups, 1 Copa del Rey, 2 UEFA Super Cup's, 2 Spanish Super Cup's and 2 FIFA Club World Cup titles.
Manager and his star
FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Josep Guardiola celebrate during their semifinal Champions League soccer match against rival Real Madrid at Camp Nou. The magical duo claimed 13 trophies in 4 seasons.
Josep Guardiola sends his vote of approval to the Camp Nou faithful during Barcelona's La Liga match against Real Madrid (April 21, 2012)