3. WORLD CUP: Carlos Alberto Parreira quits Brazil; 17 gone after 10 days

Carlos Alberto Parreira's resignation 10 days after the end of the 2006 World Cup means that only 15 of the 32 World Cup coaches are still at the helm/
 
Still in charge:
Angola: Luis Oliveira Goncalves.
Czech Republic: Karel Bruckner.
Ecuador: Luis Fernando Suarez.
France: Raymond Domenech.
Netherlands: Marco van Basten.
Paraguay: Anibal Ruiz.
Portugal: Luiz Felipe Scolari.
Saudi Arabia: Marcos Paqueta.
Spain: Luis Aragones.
Sweden: Lars Lagerback.
Switzerland: Kobi Kuhn.
Togo: Otto Pfister.
Tunisia: Roger Lemerre.
Ukraine: Oleg Blokhin.
 
Out:
Argentina: Jose Pekerman (resigned after quarterfinal loss to Germany.)
Australia: Guus Hiddink (resigned after second-round loss to Italy; named Russia coach)/
Brazil: Carlos Alberto Parreira (coach of quarterfinal loser to France resigned July 19.)
Costa Rica: Alexandre Guimaraes (resigned after first-round exit.)
Croatia: Zlatko Kranjcar (fired after first-round exit.)
England: Sven-Goran Eriksson (Agreed before finals to step down. Steve McClaren takes over team that exited in quarterfinals.)
Germany: Juergen Klinsmann (Quit after guiding host to third-place finish. Replaced by assistant Joachim Loew.
Ghana: Ratomir Dujkovic (Resigned a week after Ghana's second round loss to Brazil.)
Italy: Marcello Lippi (Resigned after winning World Cup. Replaced by Roberto Donadoni.)
Iran: Branko Ivankovic (Sacked after first-round exit, replaced by Amir Qalenoei .)
Ivory Coast: Henri Michel (Resigned after first-round exit; now at helm of Qatar club Al Arabi.)
Japan: Zico (Resigned after first-round exit. Now coach of Turkish club Fenerbahce. Japan set to hire former Yugoslavia coach Ivica Osim.)
Mexico: Ricardo La Volpe (Out of contract. Not expected to continue. Mexico fell in round of 16 to Argentina, La Volpe's native land.)
Poland: Pawel Janas (Resigned after first-round exit, replaced by Dutchman Leo Beenhakker.)
Serbia and Montenegro: Ilija Petkovic (Resigned after first-round exit. Replaced as coach of Sebria by former Spain coach Javier Clemente.)
South Korea: Dick Advocaat (Resigned after first-round exit and landed at Russian club Zenit St Petersburg. South Korea promoted his assistant, Pim Verbeek.)
Trinidad & Tobago: Leo Beenhakker (Resigned after first-round exit; now Poland coach.)
USA: Bruce Arena (Contract not renewed after first-round exit. Now coach of New York Red Bulls.)
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