FIFA World Cup 2014: Nothing Will be the Same Again, Says Luiz Felipe Scolari

Brazil's FIFA World Cup 2014 dream was left in tatters when they suffered a record 7-1 defeat to Germany in Tuesday's semifinal in Belo Horizonte, with coach Luiz Felipe Scolari labelling that day as the worst of his life.

updated: July 12, 2014 18:26 IST
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Brazil's coach Luiz Felipe Scolari (L) directs his players at a training session in Teresopolis on July 10, 2014, during the FIFA World Cup. Brazil will face Netherlands on July 12, in the third place play-off for the FIFA World Cup tournament in Brasilia.


Brasilia, Brazil: Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari admitted on Friday that a traumatic last six weeks both on and off the field will mark him for the rest of his life. (Also read: Van Gaal Gunning for Brazil)

"Lots of things have changed and have impacted on my life for better or for worse. In the coming days I will try to get on with my life, that I have left behind a little bit in recent days," said Scolari ahead of Saturday's World Cup third-place play-off against the Netherlands in Brasilia. (Also read: Brazil Playing for Pride)

"I will talk a bit with my family about everything that happened and get on with my life as normal, although of course it will not be the same.

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