In Brazil are preparing for a new World Cup process towards 2026, and in it, a tradition that reigned in the last 67 years could be brokenbecause in the election of the new technician, mostly foreign namessomething very rare in the Canarinha.
with the goodbye of Tite of the Brazilian benchnames of renowned coaches are already being handled, who would win the race against the locals, which would cause break with a streak of local DT’s that they have held since 1965.
The Spanish Luis Enriquethe French Zinedine Zidanethe German Thomas Tuchelthe Argentinian Marcelo Daniel Gallardo and the portuguese Abel Ferreiraare the main options to take the reins of the Verdeamarelha, so that the story of Brazil having local coaches will end since 1965.
And it is that precisely in that year, the CBF put the second of two foreigners who have only directed Brazilwhat It was the Argentine Filpo Núñezwho took it for a match; before it was the Portuguese Jorge Gomes de Lima, Joreca, in 1944.
The Brazilian options for the Canarinha
of Brazilian soccer, there are 3 also interesting options What Dorival Junior from Flamengo; Fernando Diniz of the Fluminense and Hand Menezeswho was already on the Canarinha bench from 2010 to 2012.
According to local media, the Brazilian Soccer Confederation is already looking for a replacement for Adenor Leonardo Bacchiwho stayed with the Verdeamarelha in the Quarterfinals of Qatar 2022 against Croatiaso they are looking for a major jolt.
Luis Enrique comes from failing with Spain in Qatar 2022, when he was eliminated in the Round of 16 against Morocco; Tuchel, Zidane and Gallardo are also free.
The only foreigner on the list who has a job is the Portuguese Abel Ferreiracurrent coach of Palmeiras
Of all the venues, Mario Zagallo He is the DT with the most duels for his team, with 139 games, and he was in charge in 3 World Cups, of which he won 1, the one in Mexico 1970, he also added fourth place in Germany 1974 and the runner-up in France 1998.
After the Wolf, comes Carlos Alberto Parreira with 117, Dunga with 86 and Adenor Leonardo Bacchibetter known as Tite, who recently left office after 81 games in charge of Canarinha and two World Cups.
Of all the coaches, 5 have lifted the title of World Championstarting with Aymoré Moreira in Chile 62, Zagallo in Mexico 70, Carlos Alberto Parreira in USA 94 and Luiz Felipe Scolari in Korea-Japan 2002.