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Sebastião Lazaroni

Personal information
Full nameSebastião Barroso Lazaroni
Place of birthMuriaé, Brazil
Club information
Current clubQatar (head coach)

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Sebastião Barroso Lazaroni, commonly known as Sebastião Lazaroni (born September 25, 1950), is a Brazilian football (soccer) manager, currently heading the Qatar national football team. He was born in Muriaé, Minas Gerais state.

He is well known in Brazil as the manager who tried to introduce the libero position in Brazilian football. He used the 3-5-2 scheme during the 1990 FIFA World Cup, but it was a failure, and Brazil was eliminated in the second round by Argentina.

When he was the Brazil national team head coach, in 35 matches, he won 21, drew seven and lost seven.

He is also known for his being the head coach of Turkish club Fenerbahçe that ended the 40-year undefeated European home record of Manchester United in the European Champions' League match in 1996.

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