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Famous Coaches from Brazil

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List of notable or famous coaches from Brazil, with bios and photos, including the top coaches born in Brazil and even some popular coaches who immigrated to Brazil. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Brazilian coaches then this list is the perfect resource for you. These coaches are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known coach from Brazil is included when available.

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This historic coaches from Brazil list can help answer the questions "Who are some Brazilian coaches of note?" and "Who are the most famous coaches from Brazil?" These prominent coaches of Brazil may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Brazilian coaches.

Use this list of renowned Brazilian coaches to discover some new coaches that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (33 items)
Abel Braga is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Coaches from Brazil
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Abel Carlos da Silva Braga (born 1 September 1952), known as Abel Braga, is a Brazilian retired footballer who played as a central defender, and current football manager. He played as a central defender during a professional career that started with Fluminense in 1968. Since his retirement in 1985, he has managed a number of clubs in Brazil and Portugal, including three spells at Fluminense. He has also managed French club Marseille, as well as Abu Dhabi club Al Jazira over two spells. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 66

Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Alexandre Gallo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Coaches from Brazil
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Alexandre Gallo

Alexandre Tadeu Gallo, best known as Gallo (born in Ribeirão Preto, May 29, 1967) is a retired Brazilian footballer who played as a defensive midfielder, and the current manager of Vitória. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 51

Birthplace: Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil

Alexandre Guimarã... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Coaches from Brazil
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Alexandre Guimarães

Alexandre Henrique Borges Guimarães (born November 7, 1959) is a Costa Rican retired footballer, who played in 1990 FIFA World Cup and currently the manager of América de Cali. He was the Costa Rica national football team head coach in Korea-Japan 2002 and Germany 2006, and had successful runs with teams like Al Wasl in United Arab Emirates, Tianjin Teda in China and Deportivo Saprissa in Costa Rica. His son Celso Borges currently plays for Deportivo La Coruña in Spanish La Liga. He represented Costa Rica nationally, despite being born and raised in Brazil. He managed Indian Super League club Mumbai City FC between 2016 and 2018. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 59

Birthplace: Maceió, Brazil

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Antônio Lopes

Antônio Lopes dos Santos, usually known as Antônio Lopes (born June 12, 1941 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro state) is a Brazilian football head coach and former footballer. Before being a football head coach, he worked as a chief police officer in Rio de Janeiro city. Antônio Lopes was the assistant manager of the Brazil national football team, managed by Émerson Leão, in 2000. He was also the assistant manager of the Brazilian national team, managed by Luiz Felipe Scolari, during the successful 2002 FIFA World Cup campaign. In 2005, he was the manager of Corinthians, replacing Márcio Bittencourt, during most of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A season. The club, with Antônio Lopes as its ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 77

Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil