Who is Mazinho?
Iomar do Nascimento, known as Mazinho from Santa Rita, Paraiba, Brazil was a three-time winner of the Campeonato Brasileiro (Brazilian championship). In 1987 and 1988, Mazinho was awarded the ""Brazilian Silver Ball."" He was also a Copa America winner in 1989 as a full-back for Brazil but his main achievement was winning the 1994 World Cup as a third member of the three men and baby celebration in the quarter-final win against the Netherlands. He started his his career as left back, he moved to the midfield in the early nineties and in January 2009, he was appointed as a new head coach of the Greek side Aris Thessaloniki replacing Spanish Enrique Hernandez. In November of 2009, he was replaced with former Valencia coach Hector Cuper.