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Luiz Felipe Scolari

Luiz Felipe Scolari
Personal information
Full nameLuiz Felipe Scolari
Date of birth9 November 1948(age 68)
Place of birthPasso Fundo, Brazil
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11.6 in)
Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current clubPalmeiras (Manager)

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Luiz Felipe Scolari (-ptluˈiz fiˈlipi iskoˈlaɾi), ComIH (born 9 November 1948 in Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul), also known as Felipão in Brazil and Phil Scolari in the United Kingdom, is a World Cup-winning Brazilian football manager. He is currently the manager of Palmeiras. He served as the manager of the Portuguese national team from July 12, 2003 to June 30, 2008. As Portugal's manager he led them to the Euro 2004 final which they lost 1-0 to Greece as well as leading them to 4th place in the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Scolari led Portugal in Euro 2008, but resigned after Portugal lost 3-2 to Germany in the 2nd Round. He was succeeded by Carlos Queiroz on July 5, 2008.

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