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BRAZILIAN SERIE A

2019/2020 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
1 Flamengo 19 4 3 61
2 Palmeiras 15 8 3 53
3 Santos 15 6 5 51
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Boca JuniorsBoca Juniors
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Cafu's son suffers heart attack, dies aged 30

Cafu won the World Cup with Brazil in 1994 and 2002.

The son of Cafu, Brazil's World Cup winning captain, died on Wednesday night aged 30 after suffering a heart attack.

Danilo was playing football on his sister's birthday in the Alphaville neighbourhood, north west of Sao Paulo, when the incident happened.

Danilo was taken to a hospital but was unable to be saved by medical staff after a third heart attack.

The information was confirmed to ESPN Brazil by Paulo Sergio, former teammate and friend of Cafu, a legendary Brazil right back.

Luiz Felipe Scolari sacked by Palmeiras

Luiz Felipe Scolari confirmed he has been offered the chance to manage the Colombia national team
Luiz Felipe Scolari, 70, has been fired by Brazilian side Palmerias.

Luiz Felipe Scolari, the coach who led Brazil to the 2002 World Cup title, has been fired by Brazilian club Palmeiras.

The Sao Paulo team issued a statement Monday announcing the sacking of Scolari, whose squad was eliminated last week from the Copa Libertadores tournament. No replacement was named.

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It was Scolari's third term at Palmeiras, which he led to the Brazilian championship last year. They won the Libertadores in 1999.

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Luiz Felipe Scolari confirms contact from Colombia over manager role

Luiz Felipe Scolari confirmed he has been offered the chance to manage the Colombia national team
Luiz Felipe Scolari told ESPN Brasil that Colombia have been in contact.

Former Brazil boss Luiz Felipe Scolari has confirmed he has been contacted by Colombian Football Federation over the national team's vacant manager role.

Scolari led Palmeiras to the 2018 title and, speaking at the Brazilian Bola de Prata awards, said he will consider the opportunity now that the season is over.

"There has been an approach, yes [by Colombia]," he told ESPN Brasil. "It is a role which, now that the season is over, we can think about more clearly.

"Over the past 20, 25 years, I have...