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Scolari's career in photos

Luiz Felipe Scolari picks up El Pais's coach of the year award

In 1997 Luiz Felipe Scolari joins Palmeiras, winning a number of trophies including El Pais's coach of the year award

Luiz Felipe Scolari

In 2000, he joins Brazilian outfit Cruzeiro de Belo Horizonte but he's soon invited to become Brazil coach to replace Emerson Leao

Luiz Felipe Scolari

In June 2001 he starts the job of leading Brazil in World Cup qualification - the side eventually edge past Uruguay

Luiz Felipe Scolari pictured with the World Cup and Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso

A year later he leads the Brazilians to their fifth World Cup triumph with a 2-0 win over Germany in Japan and South Korea

In December 2002 Luiz Felipe Scolari takes over as Portugal's manager

In December 2002 Scolari takes over as Portugal manager - leading them to the final of Euro 2004 where they lose to Greece

Luiz Felipe Scolari

In April 2006 "Big Phil" emerges as a leading contender to succeed Sven-Goran Eriksson as England boss but turns down the opportunity

Luiz Felipe Scolari leads Portugal at Euro 2008

During the 2008 European Championship it emerges that Scolari will join Chelsea and move to Stamford Bridge as boss in July

see also
Scolari named as Chelsea manager
11 Jun 08 |  Chelsea
Debate: Scolari's appointment
11 Jun 08 |  Football
Scolari - the view from Brazil
11 Jun 08 |  Chelsea

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