“Football is my life. I want to end this journey in the most beautiful way“, coach Scolari shared after Athletico Paranaense’s 3-0 victory over Botafogo in the final round of the Brazilian national championship on November 13. Coach Scolari’s Paranaense ranked 6th overall on the rankings and won tickets to the Copa Libertadores in the next year.
After retiring, coach Scolari plans to hold a position on the executive board at Paranaense. The 74-year-old strategist has worked at the Brazilian club since May, holding the position of Technical Director and head coach.
“I want to appoint assistant Paulo Turra as head coach of Paranaense next season,” said Scolari. The former Brazil coach will stay behind the scenes and act as an advisor to the assistant.
Coach Scolari has twice led the Brazilian national team. In his first term in 2001-2002, this strategist helped “Selecao” win the 2002 World Cup. In his next term in 2012-2014, he only helped Brazil win the Confederations Cup 2013. An event. Sadly in the coaching career of coach Scolari is Brazil’s 1-7 defeat against Germany in the 2014 World Cup in his home country.
In addition to Brazil, coach Scolari also coached Portugal in the period 2003-2008. He helped “Brazil of Europe” reach the final of Euro 2004 but lost to Greece with a score of 0-1.
At club level, coach Scolari won the Copa Libertadores championship with two clubs, Gremio (1995) and Palmeiras (1999). In Europe, coach Scolari used to be Chelsea’s captain in the 2008/09 season but did not achieve success.
Notably, this 74-year-old coach also went to China to work for Guangzhou Evergrande in the period 2015-2017, winning 3 Super League titles, an AFC Champions League title and many other big and small trophies.
Duy Luan – Zing.vn | 17:44 11/14/2022