Luiz Felipe Scolari

Euro2008 Soccer Championship Group A Match - Switzerland Vs. Portugal (2-0) - June 15, 2008

Scolari in 2008, photo by Prphotos.com

Place of Birth: Passo Fundo, Brazil

Date of Birth: 9 November, 1948

Ethnicity: Brazilian [Italian]

Luiz Felipe Scolari, also known as Felipão in Brazil, is a FIFA World Cup-winning Brazilian football manager and professional footballer. He also holds Italian citizenship.

Luiz is the son of Cecy Leda (Gabriel) and Benjamin Jeronymo Scolari.

Luiz’s paternal grandfather was named Luigi “Luiz” Scolari (the son of Luigia Bellini). Luiz’s grandfather Luigi was born in Sant’Apollonia, near Cologna Veneta, Province of Verona, Veneto, Italy, and emigrated to Brazil in 1891.

Luiz’s paternal grandmother was Genoveva Giavarina (the daughter of Santo Giavarina and Angela Spangoli/Spagnollo). Genoveva was born in Nova Palma, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, to Italian parents. Santo was born in Arcole, Province of Verona, Veneto, Itay.

Luiz’s maternal grandfather was named Felipe Gabriel.

Source: http://www.larena.it

andrew

Finnish-Italian guy,

5 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    tag “Venetian”

  2. stlucas says:

    His parents are Cecy Leda (Gabriel) and Benjamin Scolari.

    • stlucas says:

      His paternal grandmother was Genoveva Giavarina, a Brazilian who also had Italian ancestry.

      • andrew says:

        summary:

        He is the son of Cecy Leda (Gabriel) and Benjamin Jeronymo Scolari.

        Luiz Felipe’s paternal grandfather was Luigi “Luiz” Scolari (the son of Luigia Bellini). Luigi was born in Sant’Apollonia, near Cologna Veneta, Province of Verona, Veneto, Italy, and immigrated to Brazil in 1891.

        Luiz Felipe’s paternal grandmother was Genoveva Giavarina (the daughter of Santo Giavarina and Angela Spangoli/Spagnollo). Genoveva was born in Nova Palma, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, to Italian parents. Luiz Felipe’s great-grandfather Santo Giavarina was born in Arcole, Province of Verona, Veneto, Itay.

        Luiz Felipe’s maternal grandfather was Felipe Gabriel.

  3. andrew says:

    he should be tagged as “Brazilian”.

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