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Brazil legend Carlos Alberto Torres dies at age 72

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Carlos Alberto Torres, a teammate of Pele and the captain of Brazil's World Cup-winning team in 1970, has died. He was 72.TV Globo, which employed Carlos Alberto as a soccer commentator for SporTV, and the Brazilian Football Confederation confirmed the death Tuesday. Neither offered any details.Carlos Alberto was one of the best defenders of his generation and scored...
Via Associated Press
October 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Parreira blasts Brazil's World Cup preparations

Brazil assistant coach and former world champion Carlos Alberto Parreira says it's a ''joke'' the Brazilian government took so long to start working on some of the infrastructure projects needed for the World Cup. With less than five months before the tournament, Parreira says he is disappointed with the country's preparations and accused the government of missing a huge opportunity...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Parreira: Failure in 2014 'unthinkable' for Brazil

Former Brazil coach Carlos Alberto Parreira says anything less than winning the World Cup title would be considered a failure for his country in 2014. Parreira told SporTV channel on Monday ''the pressure will be enormous'' and the team ''will have to be perfect both on and off the field,'' but that it's ''unimaginable, unthinkable for Brazil not to win the World Cup here.'' Parreira...
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April 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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