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Paulo Tora has been released from Club Atlético PR after Head coach Filipao leaves Arena da Baixada for Atlético-MG. In an interview with sportvsaid the former Hurricane captain behind the scenes of Hurricane’s turbulent week.
According to Tora, everything happened quickly and took everyone by surprise. Still in the interview, he said what he heard from him Alexander MatosCEO of Atletico Public RelationsHe admitted being surprised by the decision.
“So, for me, as a coach, I left through the front door, with my head held high. It happened in 3 hours. We had lunch, Professor (Filipao) and I, in CT, and then Professor went to his room, when I was in my office, he called me and told me he had He agreed with Atlético-MG. He asked me if I wanted to become an assistant, and I thanked him, but I said that I would stay at Athletico-PR, we were in three competitions and I said: we will be champions in one. He congratulated me and wished me good luck.
“Actually, I didn’t have time to think about it (since I could leave from the moment Filipao left). I was surprised. When I got a call from Matos, it just dawned on me that this happened. He (Matos) said: Paulo, I’m calling to talk, and he put it In the course of it, saying that I am part of the Filipao project.(Filipao) referred me, the boss agreed, because he was part of the project, Filipao will leave.
“I can’t talk about revenge, it’s part of the context. I really respect Atlético’s position, the organizing club, the amazing people. The revenge is strong. When I arrived with Filipao, automatically when the master left to go to a competitor, the club he thought, because I was with him, must To go too (leave). I have no regrets for Atlético. I have to thank them for the moment I had. Huge learning experience. I leave through the front door”, he concluded.
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