World Cup 2014: Brazil Press Wants Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari Out After 'Knockout'

Despite the team's disastrous campaign, Brazil's football confederation (CBF) is yet to decide on 65-year-old Luiz Felipe Scolari's future. Considered favorites for the title, Brazil finished fourth.

updated: July 13, 2014 21:01 IST
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Rio de Jeneiro: Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has to be sacked the Brazilian media said on Sunday after the national team's disastrous World Cup campaign ended in a "knock-out" and "new humiliation."

O Estado de Sao Paulo newspaper's headline lamented the "Melancholic Goodbye," capturing the national mood after Brazil lost 3-0 to the Netherlands in Saturday's third-place playoff.

The newspaper's World Cup section decried the "new humiliation" just days after the 7-1 semi-final defeat against Germany, Brazil's worst loss in its 100-year footballing history.

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