In a significant move sure to stir excitement among football enthusiasts worldwide, it has been confirmed that famed Italian coach, Carlo Ancelotti, will take the reins of Brazil's national team starting the summer of 2024.
This announcement comes from Ednaldo Rodrigues, the President of the Football Federation of Brazil (CBF).
A New Chapter in Brazilian Football
Ancelotti's tenure is set to begin once his current contract with Real Madrid expires in the summer of 2024.
Until then, the Brazilian bench will be under the supervision of Dinis, currently managing Fluminense, and guiding the five-time world champions. A sense of anticipation is already building around the marked shift this coaching change promises to bring to Brazilian football.
Rodrigues' confirmation of Ancelotti's appointment was further echoed by Fabrizio Romano, a renowned sports journalist, who shared the news on Twitter. He tweeted: "Carlo Ancelotti will become new Brazilian national team head coach starting from June 2024.
?????. CBF president Ednaldo just confirmed that Ancelotti will be new manager of Brazil “starting from Copa America 2024”. Carlo will respect his contract at Real Madrid."
BREAKING: Carlo Ancelotti will become new Brazilian national team head coach starting from June 2024.
CBF president Ednaldo just confirmed that Ancelotti will be new manager of Brazil “starting from Copa America 2024”.
Carlo will respect his contract at Real Madrid. pic.twitter.com/pu4AO9m5eZ — Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 5, 2023
Ancelotti's First National Team Endeavour
The forthcoming 2024 Copa America, set to unfold in the United States of America, will be the first major test for Ancelotti as he debuts in his role as the head of the Brazilian national team.
Although a veteran in club coaching, this will be Ancelotti's first engagement at the helm of a national team. The Italian maestro's career boasts of a successful track record in leading top European clubs to glory. However, this move will see him revisit his coaching roots.
Early in his career, Ancelotti was part of the professional staff of Arrigo Sacchi at the 1994 World Cup in the USA, working closely with the Italian national team. Carlo Ancelotti's upcoming tenure as Brazil's national football team coach brings a fresh direction for Brazilian football.
As the nation looks forward to the start of this new era, the world eagerly anticipates the blend of Italian strategic brilliance and the samba flair of Brazilian football.
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