Jorginho jokes about Dinner with Diniz

He was a four-time champion with the Brazilian national team, in 1994, Jorginho had a successful career as a player, and ended in 2002, in a short season at Fluminens. During that time, Fernando Diniz, who had a good season that year, was accompanied by the then midfielder. Soon, in the Maracanã, they meet, now on the edge of the four lines. Before Diniz Tricolor and Jorginho Atletico-GO. The duel, for the 11th day of the Brazilian Championship, will take place at 19:00.

Tricolor, with 14 points, wants to stay strong after beating Atlético-MG and aims to fight for a place in the G4. Atletico-GO, who beat Avaí in the last matchday, are ten and want to get out of the relegation zone.

Jorginho started for America-RJ and throughout his career reached the Brazilian national team, winning the 1994 World Cup. Along the way, he also defended Flamengo, Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich, Germany, Kashima Antlers, Japan, São Paulo. and Vasco, to Laranjeiras, hung up his boots at the club before he arrived.

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In Laranjeiras, already playing more in the middle, there were eight games, with six wins and two defeats, according to the data on the website ““During that time, he was the partner of the now flu coach, Fernando Diniz, and he praises him.

“[Diniz] Very good player, very kind boy, very kind. An environment with flu players. It was nice to play with him. Intelligent, strong handle too. He was a high-quality midfielder, but he also had a strong handle and was well-disciplined tactically, ”he said. UOL Sport.

Commander Atlético-GO jokingly remembers that the passage was fast and says that the tricolors shouldn’t even remember this time.

“I was there for a short time, I was there for about three months, but it was a very nice time. I basically ended my career at Fluminens. I don’t think even the tricolors know I played there (laughs),” he said.

At the time, Jorginho asked to leave the club in solidarity with Oswaldo de Oliveira, with whom he also worked in Vascon, as he had been fired as a result of changes in management. The decision of the summit upset the player, who also left the club.

“I asked for a contract suspension because it was Oswaldo who put me in. I don’t think it was time to leave the coach. He was doing a good job. We lost two competitions, but we got an important goal and it wasn’t very good. he said then.O Globe“In the April 2002 issue, a month later, he officially announced his retirement.

The former player started coaching in 2005, again in America-RJ, and worked in teams such as Flamengo, Vasco, Ponte Preta, Ceará, Coritiba and Bahia, among others. He is currently in his second season at Atletico-GO, where he also was at the club last year.

Fernando Diniz is also enjoying his second season as coach of Flu, with whom he has a good identification with the club, for the years he has defended as a player. After joining Juventus-SP and wearing the Guarani, Palmeiras, Corinthians and Parana shirts, he landed in 2000 in Tricolo.

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Nas Laranjeiras was champion of Carioca in 2002 and remained there until mid-2003, when he moved to Flemish. Diniz also played for Cruzeiro, Santos and Paulista before finishing his career in 2008 at Gama.

The following year, he started coaching at Votoratyn, where he was a member of Botafogo-SP, Osasco Audax, Oeste, São Paulo, Santos and Vasco, among others. He was reunited with the flu in 2019, and returned in late April.

“Double privilege. As a player, I was a champion. And as a player at the time … We fell twice in the Brazilian finals, Carioca won the title. It was an important moment in my life as a player. I play my best. Staying here in big clubs I was always a very dedicated player with the club and my identification [com a torcida] comes from the gamer era. And since I was coaching in 2019, this is only going to get worse, ”he said in an interview with FluTV in May.


Competition: Brazilian Championship – Day 11
Place: Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
Day: Saturday, June 11, 2022
Time: 19:00 (Brasilia time)
Referee: Luiz Flavio de Oliveira (Fifa / SP)
assistants: Marcelo Carvalho Van Gasse (Fifa / SP) and Daniel Paulo Ziolli (SP)
VAR: Pablo Ramon Goncalves Pinheiro (RN)

FLUMINENSE: Fabio; Samuel Xabier; Manoel, David Braz and Cris Silva; Wellington (Felipe Melo), André and Nathan; Luiz Henrique, Arias and Cano. Technician: Fernando Diniz

ATHLETIC-GO: Ronaldo; Hayner, Edson Felipe, Ramon Menezes and Jefferson; Gabriel Baralhas, Marlon Freitas and Jorginho; Airton, Wellington Rato and Shaylon (Churín). Technician: Jorge

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