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Luis Felipe Scolari to coach Brazil

November 29, 2012
By ESPN.com news services
SAO PAULO -- Luiz Felipe Scolari is back in charge of Brazil's national soccer team, and he said Thursday he knows that anything but a sixth World Cup title at the 2014 tournament will be considered a failure.

The Brazilian soccer federation hired Scolari to lead Brazil through the World Cup, marking his return 10 years after leading the team to the 2002 World Cup title. He replaces Mano Menezes, who was fired last week because the federation didn't like his methods.

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