Brazilian participant and supervisor Mario Lobo Zagallo, and the one individual to win 4 FIFA World Cups, has died on the age of 92, the Brazilian Soccer Confederation (CBF) introduced in an official assertion on social media.
The assertion didn’t point out the causes of the legendary Lobo Zagallo. Nevertheless, the four-time world champion had had some well being issues final yr, and was hospitalized in August for a urinary tract an infection in Rio de Janeiro.
The one one with 4 World Cups
Mrio Jorge Lobo Zagallo, born in Atalaia, Brazil on August 9, 1931, is the one one within the historical past of world soccer to win 4 World Cups in his profession: the primary two as a participant in Sweden 1958 and Chile 1962, the third as supervisor in Mexico 1970 and the fourth as assistant coach to Carlos Alberto Parreira in the USA 1994.
He additionally holds the document for many World Cup appearances in any function with 7, being Brazil’s coach in Germany 1974 and France 1998, the place he completed fourth and runner-up respectively; and assistant coach once more in Germany 2006.
Lobo Zagallo was additionally the primary to win the World Cup as supervisor and participant, being seconded by Franz Beckenbauer and Didier Deschamps. A younger soldier Zagallo was even current on the ‘Maracanazo’ of Brazil 1950, being a part of the safety operation on the sector.After Pel’s loss of life in 2022, Zagallo remained the final surviving member of Brazil’s 1958 World Cup-winning workforce.
Along with his participations with the Brazil nationwide workforce, Zagallo additionally had membership profession, enjoying for Flamengo and Botafogo, profitable 5 Carioca championships between 1951 and 1965.As a coach he additionally managed a number of groups comparable to Botafogo and Flamengo, Fluminense and Vasco da Gama, in addition to different extra unique locations comparable to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates nationwide groups.