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Luiz Felipe Scolari Named New Brazil National Team Manager

Big Phil returns to coach the Samba stars.

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Luiz Felipe Scolari returns as Brazil coach for 2014 World Cup

Luiz Felipe Scolari has been appointed as Brazil manager for a second time.

Scolari replaces Mano Menezes who was dismissed last week and will now lead his country into the 2014 World Cup on home soil.

SOURCE: BBC Sport

Of course ‘Big’ Phil Scolari didn’t last all that long at Chelsea, but then who does, but did lead Brazil to a 2002 World Cup triumph in his last spell and spent five years at Portugal national team boss among a plethora of top level positions.

The 64 year old replaces Mano Menezes who spent two years in charge and had a somewhat up and down start and was axed after he had led Brazil to a penalty shoot-out victory over Argentina in the 2012 Superclásico de las Américas.


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