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Mario Zagallo

Brazil (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 August 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 August 2011

Mário Jorge Lobo Zagallo (born 9 August 1931) is a Brazilian former football player and manager. He was the first footballer to win the World Cup both as a manager and as a player.

Playing career

Zagallo started his football career with América in 1948, and he later played for Flamengo and Botafogo.[1]

He won the World Cup as a player with Brazil in 1958 and 1962.[1] At the time of the 1958 tournament he was a Flamengo player but by the 1962 event he was with Botafogo.[2]

He won a total of 33 caps with Brazil, between 1958 and 1964.[3]

Coaching career

He won the World Cup as a manager (1970), and as assistant coach (1994), both with the Brazilian national team. He was the first person to win the World Cup both as a player and as a manager.[4]









External links

  • Iranian 70's singer Zia Atabay singing for Mario Zagallo after Iran's victory against Kuwait in World Cup Qualification match in 1977
Sporting positions
Preceded by
England Alf Ramsey
FIFA World Cup winning managers
Succeeded by
Germany Helmut Schön

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