Zico- Former Football Coach

Zico- Former Football Coach (In a Nutshell)

  • Zico was born in Brazil on March 3rd, 1953.
  • Most notably he has coached in Japan, Greece, Turkey and India at club level.
  • Zico also coached Japan and Iraq at international level.
  • He stopped coaching in January, 2017.
  • “I will never do as a coach the things I hated people doing to me when I was a player.”- Zico
  • “It is always good to keep learning. Every day things change and we should recycle ourselves every day.”- Zico

Zico- Former Football Coach (Nitty Gritty)

  • “Honestly speaking, I was not really interested in a managerial job when my playing career ended.”- Zico
  • “If you want to try new challenges you have to adapt.”- Zico
  • “Football is a collective game, not an individual game.”- Zico
  • “I have made mistakes but I have always been honest.”- Zico

Zico- Former Football Coach (What set him apart)

  • “In life we have to learn something, I learn everything daily.”- Zico
  • “Football never suprises me.”- Zico
  • “Losing a game at home is never good.”- Zico
  • “I might have made mistakes but I have always been honest.”- Zico
  • “Every great player is more outstanding in the victory, but has more pressure in defeats.”- Zico
  • “My philosophy is always to play for a win.”- Zico

Zico- Former Football Coach (Final Thoughts)

  • “I remember Arsene Wenger very well from our time in Japan. I like the way his teams play, with an offensive mentality – it is a philosophy I share. I think he gets the best out of the players he has, and this is the key to his success.”- Zico
  • “I’ve done everything with love and dedication, thinking of the best for the club and the fans.”- Zico

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