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The Jorge Sampaoli effect in Brazilian football

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Jorge Sampaoli

Welcome back to the Brazil Sports newsletter. This week, we talk about how Argentinian coach Jorge Sampaoli overcame initial skepticism to take Santos to the top of the table and become the hottest coach in Brazil. Former leaders Palmeiras, meanwhile, are in a slump following the Copa America break. Also, how the Pan American Games in Lima are playing out, and how one of Brazil’s most traditional clubs is counting on two billionaire fans to rescue them.

The Jorge Sampaoli effect in Brazilian football

As head of the Argentinian national team, Jorge Sampaoli spearheaded a disastrous performance in the...

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