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Tite aims for the title at the World Cup


A triumph to leave through the front door? Tite has high ambitions with Brazil ahead of the next World Cup, which runs from November 21 to December 18 and will see the Seleção challenge Serbia, Switzerland and Cameroon in Group G of the tournament last won in 2002 by the auriverde country (success 2-0 against Germany). Five-time world champion, Brazil is aiming for the title as confirmed by its coach, in office since 2016 following the dismissal of Dunga. We reached the World Cup; now is the time to reach the final and be champion. It’s the truthhe commented in an interview with the Guardian.

PSG approached Tite … who refused to favor Brazil

Eager to stay mentally “sound” in the face of the pressure of his profession, Tite defended his group’s record, which finished top of the South American zone qualifiers with 5 points more than the Argentina and scoring 13 more goals than the 2021 Copa America winner. Undefeated for 29 games in the World Cup qualifiers (2018 and 2022 combined) Brazil remains the most “enviable” selection on the planet according to the technician, in particular through the legacy left by Pele, Zagallo, Tostão et Garrincha.

Tite also admitted to having been approached by several top European clubs in recent seasons. Real Madrid, Sporting and PSG. The capital club tried to convince him to succeed Unai Emery (in May 2018, editor’s note) but met with a categorical refusal. “They wanted to talk to me but I said no, I don’t want to, I won’t. I told them ‘I don’t want to consider anything (other than the selection). I want to be focused on my work’. Then we’ll see, it’s another story”, explained the one who wants “win the world cup” and will decide his future after the competition.

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