Brazilian soccer manager and former who won three straight Campeonato Brasileiro titles from 2006 to 2008. He later won the title as the manager of Fluminense in 2010.
He was a midfielder for Sao Paulo from 1973 to 1978.
He was named Serie A Coach of the Year five times from 2005 to 2010.
He married a woman named Roseli and has a son named Muricy, Jr.
He has managed Brazilian left winger Michel Bastos at Sao Paulo.