Júlio Mazzei

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Júlio Mazzei
Personal information
Date of birth (1930-08-27)August 27, 1930
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Date of death May 10, 2009(2009-05-10) (aged 78)
Place of death Santos, São Paulo, Brazil
Teams managed
Years Team
1980 New York Cosmos
1982–1983 New York Cosmos

Júlio Mazzei[1] was a Brazilian soccer coach. He is perhaps best known for bringing Pele to New York Cosmos of the North American Soccer League.

He coached the Cosmos to the NASL title with a 1–0 victory over the Seattle Sounders in Soccer Bowl '82.

He died in 2009, aged 78.[2]

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  1. ^ http://globoesporte.globo.com/Esportes/Noticias/Futebol/0,,MUL1115695-9825,00.html
  2. ^ Lewis, Michael (12 May 2009). "Revered Prof. Julio Mazzei, coach of Cosmos, dies at 78". Daily News. New York. Retrieved 30 July 2010.