Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola has been named 2011's Coach of the Year.

He picked up the award at a ceremony in Zurich on Monday and paid tribute to everyone who had contributed to Barcelona over the years.

"I want to dedicate this award to the thousands of people who, through more than a hundred years, have worked for FC Barcelona and helped develop one of the best clubs in the world," said Guardiola.

"It's a privilege and an honour for me to be a part of this excellent, amazing club."