Continuing the theme from the first debate on Brazilian Soccer, let’s analyze another of Brazil’s most criticized personalities, Sebastiano Lazaroni.
His stewardship of the Brazil national Team (1989/90) remains a sore topic for most Brazilian fans and observers, so let’s take a in closer look.
Was he justified to adopt European tactics? Did that set the stage perhaps for victory in 1994? Which player selections worked, which didn’t?
What is his legacy?
Note: In one of my ‘Soccer Memories’ I discuss thishttp://soccernostalgia.blogspot.com/2012/06/soccer-memories-part-seven.html
Photo From: Soccer International, August 1990(Sebastiano Lazaroni)
Photo From: Foot Magazine, October 1989, Issue 96(Romario, July 30, 1989, World Cup Qualifier, Venezuela 0-Brazil 4)