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World's focus on Brazil, France in Cup final

...obsession. "It is the game of the century," Brazil coach Mario Zagallo says of his team's matchup Sunday with France at the...a winner of three championships. "The luck follows Mario Zagallo." It certainly helps that he is Brazilian. No matter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/12/oth_233212.shtml
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Soccer with flair in the World Cup final

...championship. Or it could lead Brazil to its fifth; nobody else has more than three. "The penta," Brazil coach Mario Zagallo said, referring to the Portuguese equivalent of one for the thumb. "We are one victory away." What will it take...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/10/oth_233041.shtml
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World Cup: Four-timer Brazil faces no-timers France, Netherlands, Croatia

...is the next night in Saint-Denis, outside Paris. A look at the four semifinalists: [bf]Brazil[nf] Coach Mario Zagallo has a wealth of talent in attack and midfield but his defense has shown alarming weaknesses. Four Brazilians have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/05/oth_232626.shtml
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Norway tops Brazil

...three tries. "We came in overconfident against a rival we didn't know how would play against us," Brazilian coach Mario Zagallo said. "But we developed our soccer and will continue to do so." The Norwegian reserves sprinted onto the field...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/24/oth_231702.shtml
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Brazil first World Cup team to advance

...veteran Bebeto getting the final goal in the rout. "We played joyful, sparkling and efficient soccer," said coach Mario Zagallo. "I'm happy with everything: the defense, the midfield and the attack." Scotland needed a goal in the 66th...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/17/oth_231126.shtml
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Brazil begins defense of World Cup vs. Scotland

...will need a superb performance that night, as well as in the other two games if we are to progress." Brazil coach Mario Zagallo draws from a talent pool that is the envy of his rivals. When 1994 World Cup hero Romario was ruled out of the tournament...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/10/oth_230600.shtml
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Brazil is still soccer team to beat

...all teams, the United States, and a home defeat against rival Argentina. "We have not forgotten those," coach Mario Zagallo says. Nor have they forgotten about their failures in recent Europe-based Cups. Brazil won in Sweden in 1958 and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/07/oth_230400.shtml
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Overtime: A sports wrap-up

...including a 6-13 mark this year. SOCCER: The Brazilian Soccer Confederation on Monday dismissed national team coach Mario Zagallo and the entire staff that coached the team during the World Cup in France. "The saga will continue, and you'll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/28/oth_234501.shtml
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France wins World Cup

...carried a huge flag of their "tricoleur" jersey around the field. "Brazil lost the final in the first half," coach Mario Zagallo. "In the second half we did everything we could but we were not able to make up the difference. "The whole nation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/13/oth_233289.shtml
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