Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti is set to be named the new manager of the Brazilian National team on a three-year contract. The Italian manager had a spectacular 2021-22 season where Los Blancos won the Spanish La Liga and the UEFA Champions League.
Whereas Brazil suffered a heartbreaking exit in the 2022 FIFA World Cup against Croatia, after which long-time coach Tete parted ways with the team. The development was reported by ESPN Brasil which stated that Ancelotti has said yes to the Brazilian football organisation regarding the head coach job.
The former AC Milan manager would take over the Brazilian team at the end of the season. CBF has been looking to hire a manager capable of handling the team and Ancelotti emerged as the top candidate. He already has a good relationship with Eder Militao, Vinicius Junior, and Rodrygo, who are key members of the squad. If the appointment is confirmed, he will be Brazil’s first foreign coach ever.
Talking about Carlo Ancelotti’s Real Madrid, the Los Blancos registered a thumping 4-1 win over the Egyptian club Al Ahly SC in the semi-final of the FIFA Club World Cup. After the victory, Real Madrid will be eyeing their fifth CWC title as they take on Saudi Arabian club Al-Hilal in the final.
Reacting to this performance and the final, Ancelotti talked about how winning the tournament will be a massive challenge. He further stated that the club is willing to make sacrifices and put forth their 100% to clinch the victory and bring home the trophy.
He said, “It’s a massive challenge. We're very close to winning a trophy that’s really important to us. It's been extremely difficult to get here and we've made a lot of sacrifices. This is a day of excitement and desire. I urge the team to enjoy this match and to do their best. We’re well up for it and want to win, as always."