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Brazil: Xavi had refused an offer

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Prior to his appointment at FC Barcelona in November 2021, Xavi had received another interesting proposal. Brazil had indeed contacted him during his time at the Qatari club Al-Sadd (2019-2021).

“It was an opportunity offered by the president of the Brazilian Federation, told the Barça coach to ESPN. They had come to Qatar and had spoken to me about the possibility of integrating the technical staff of Tite. But I wanted be a head coach, not an assistant.”

“It was a huge opportunity. I could have made history by becoming the first European to work for the Brazilian selection. But it didn’t happen. I really wanted to become a Barca coach, it was my dream and I’m there,” assumed the Spaniard.

Read 9.633 times – by Eric Bethsy on 11/27/2022 at 1:20 p.m.



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