Rio de Janeiro: Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has vowed that his side will win the World Cup final in Rio de Janeiro's historic Maracana Stadium this week. Now his reputation is on the line. (Brazil Ready to Cope With Neymar Not Playing)
Known as 'Felipao', or 'Big Phil', depending on which of the many countries he has been working in, Scolari managed the Brazil side that won the World Cup for a record fifth time in Japan in 2002.
If he succeeds again he will become only the second coach, after Italy's Vittorio Pozzo (1934 and 1938), to win two World Cups. (Neymar May Take Painkillers to Play if Brazil Enter Final)