2010 wasn’t much different. The decision to bring Dunga, who hadn’t had any experience with coaching, to lead the Brazilian team to the World Cup found high levels of rejection. Dunga’s team also reflected his style when he was a player: rigid and defensive-minded, where discipline and concentration are a must and the most important aspect is the result. No matter how it comes. It was still pleasant to see some beautiful goals coming out of counter-attacks and long passes, in contrast to Spain style, of short passing and possession football.
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Brazilian National Team: The Old Tale of Glorious Past, Horrifying Present and Worrisome Future – pt. 3
As a football fan, I don’t like Corinthians. In particular, due to a city rivalry between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, I’m not very fond of São Paulo teams. But as an Economics student, I’m in awe at how there’s a huge distance between São Paulo teams and Rio de Janeiro teams when it comes to finances, and in that aspect I must take my hat off to them. Most of it due to Corinthians board and their ability to push their team at higher grounds when it comes to money. Continue reading