Abel Braga

Soccer Coach

Birthday September 1, 1952

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Age 71 years old

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Brazilian soccer manager and former professional player who has played for clubs like Vasco da Gama, Paris Saint-Germain and Botafogo. He began coaching in 1985 and, after serving dozens of teams,  returned to Fluminense, his original club, in 2017. He resigned in 2018. 

Before Fame

His career began as a player for the Fluminense Football Club in 1968, where he remained until 1976. 


While still playing, he played as a defender. 

Family Life

He and his wife Claudia Braga had two sons, Fábio Farroco and João Pedro Braga. 

Associated With

Muricy Ramalho also served as coach of Fluminense.