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Football: World Cup winner Taffarel joins Dunga revolution

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Former goalkeeper Claudio Taffarel joined the coaching staff of fellow 1994 World Cup winner Dunga at the helm of the new-look Brazil squad on Wednesday.

The 48-year-old Taffarel played in the same team as Dunga which won a fourth world title in the United States in 1994 and will be responsible for goalkeeper coaching.

Dunga, who was also in charge from 2006-2010, was named as the new national coach on Monday in succession to Luiz Felipe Scolari who stood down after this summer's World Cup where Brazil were humiliated 7-1 by Germany in the semi-finals.

Another World Cup winner from 1994, Mauro Silva, will serve as assistant coach when Brazil face Colombia and Ecuador on September 5 and 8 in friendly internationals.

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