(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
Brazil manager Tite confirmed that he will step down after his
team's quarterfinal defeat to Croatia on penalties, a result that
eliminated the tournament favorites from the World Cup in Qatar on
Friday, trend reports citing xinhua .
Tite, who took charge of Brazil in July 2016, had already
announced his intention to leave after the World Cup and said the
decision would not change.
'It is very difficult,' Tite told reporters on Friday. 'The
cycle ended and I said that one and a half years ago. I needed to
have the full cycle and now I have the full cycle and have followed
When asked what type of legacy he would leave, the 61-year-old
replied: 'Time will answer that.'
Tite, who won 61 of his 81 games and lost seven, led Brazil to
the 2019 Copa America title as hosts.
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