Where are they now? Brazil's 2002 World Cup winners

Brazil 2002 World Cup

Denílson (sub)

Now 39, he's a popular commentator on Brazilian television and is married to Brazilian soap star Luciele di Camargo

The sultan of step-overs didn't start a match in Japan and South Korea but was usually the first port of call when Scolari wanted to reshuffle his pack during games. He snuck on in the dying minutes in Yokohama, long after the game had been won.

This was as good as it got for Denílson. He fell out of favour at Real Betis and his career took a turn for the nomadic, with spells in France, Saudi Arabia, USA, China and Greece yielding little apart from stamps in his passport. He briefly looked set to join Bolton in 2009 but the deal fell through.

Now 39, he's a popular commentator on Brazilian television and is married to Brazilian soap star Luciele di Camargo.

Luiz Felipe Scolari

Paternal and protective, Scolari saw the World Cup win as the perfect springboard for a long-overdue tilt at glory in Europe. But he was something of a nearly man during his six years with Portugal, who lost in the final of Euro 2004 and were knocked out at the semi-final stage of the 2006 World Cup.

Underwhelming spells at Chelsea and Budyonkor in Uzbekistan followed, and Scolari returned to his homeland with Palmeiras, guiding them to success in the Brazilian Cup before being sacked in September 2012 after a poor run in the league.

Despite that, he made a stunning return to the Brazil setup later that year, charged with steadying the ship before the 2014 World Cup. He won favour by leading the Seleção to Confederations Cup glory, but Germany put paid to his hopes of a second win on the biggest stage, dealing a savage blow to his reputation in the process.

Scolari's now managing Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande, with whom he won the Asian Champions League in 2015.

Luiz Felipe Scolari

Scolari guided Brazil to glory in 2002 but couldn't repeat the feat 12 years later

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