2 days to go: Triumphing on the bench and the pitch

FIFA WORLD CUP 2018

Express News

By Express News Desk|Published: June 12, 2018

The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™ is drawing ever nearer– with simply 2 days to go! In between now and the start of the World Cup, we will take a better take a look at a various figure from the history of the competition every day.

2 – To date, just 2 men have actually won the FIFA World Cup ™ as both a gamer and coach– Mario Zagallo and Franz Beckenbauer.

Zagallo ended up being a world champ two times throughout his playing profession, in 1958 and 1962, and was on the touchline when Brazil thrived once again in Mexico in 1970.

Franz Beckenbauer raised the Trophy as West Germany’s captain in 1974 and as the nationwide group supervisor in 1990. He was likewise on the losing side in the Final as a gamer in 1966 and as a coach 20 years later on.