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From innovation to stagnation: Felipão is Brazil’s new NT coach

Heaven or hell, the choice is his

New news on the front. A few days ago I reported how Guardiola was willing to take Brazil’s NT coaching gig after Mano Menezes’ political departure from the position. Also, I reported how Guardiola was first in CBF’s shortlist so far, and how popular the move was going to be.

Well, I was a fool and so was the remaining Brazilian fan base who still gives a thought about the Seleção (you guys have no idea how unpopular it has become since the 2002 World Cup): the new Brazilian coach, according to media vehicles who have been mostly spot-on on predicting those kind of moves so far, will be Luiz Felipe Scolari, known as Felipão (or Big Phil for Chelsea fans).

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Lucas Moura, 19, São Paulo – Brazil

What is love?

That’s a report I did three months ago for Chelsea fan blog We Ain’t Got No History. At that time, Lucas was heavily linked to Chelsea. But now, he’s heading Paris to drink champagne under the Eiffel Tower. That’s silly season for you!

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