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Date of Birth09 Aug 1931

Playing history at FIFA tournaments

  • 12 Appearances
  • 2 Goals
  • 10 Wins 2 Draws 0 Loss
  • Debut1958 FIFA World Cup Sweden ™Brazil 3 - 0 Austria

Coaching history at FIFA tournaments

  • 36 Appearances
  • 24 Wins 5 Draws 7 Losses
  • Debut1970 FIFA World Cup Mexico ™Brazil 4 - 1 Czechoslovakia

The great history of Brazilian football is inextricably linked with one Mario Zagallo. The 'Professor,' as he is known to his players, is a legend not only in his homeland but in virtually every outpost of Planet Football, having played a role in four of the five FIFA World Cups won by the Seleçao.