Eliminated again in the quarterfinals, but this second was the final one. Agenor Leonardo Bacchi, better known as Tite, will not continue to command the Brazilian team, after this Friday, December 9, he was eliminated by Croatia on penalties, from Qatar 2022.

As happened in Russia in 2018, a European rival has ended the dream of the South Americans, of lifting their sixth Cup in history. On that occasion, it was Belgium (1-2) and now the Balkans, against whom they drew 1-1 after extra time, but lost 4-2 on penalties.

“A painful defeat, but at peace with myself. End of the cycle, “ he announced at a press conference after the game. As stipulated in his contract, renewed in 2018, its completion would occur at the end of Qatar.