Brazilian soccer player and manager of the Brazil National Team who won the 2002 World Cup. He also led a victory at the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.
He played soccer from 1966 until 1982 and he won his only major title as a player at the Alagoano state championship.
He gave each member of his team in the 2002 FIFA World Cup photocopies of chapters from the Chinese military strategy treatise book The Art of War by Sun Tzu.
He was born to his family in Passo Fundo, Brazil.
The media has often pointed out a facial resemblance with him and actor Gene Hackman.