Biographical details[ edit ] Paulo Coelho was born in Brazil and attended a Jesuit school. As a teenager, Coelho wanted to become a writer. Upon telling his mother this, she responded, "My dear, your father is an engineer. He's a logical, reasonable man with a very clear vision of the world. Do you actually know what it means to be a writer?
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During his time at Internacional, he was surprisingly left out of the Brazil squad for the World Cup in Argentina , though he made the shortlisted pre-tournament In his first season in Italy —81 , he was able to master the language and had his mother and sister living with him to help settle him in. He played well, scoring 3 goals in his 25 games as Roma finished 2nd in Serie A to Juventus. This was a controversial championship, as Roma had a goal ruled out for an unclear offside against Juventus during a defining draw in Turin. At the end of this season, he was called up for the World Cup finals in Spain. Although Juventus's Michel Platini finished as top scorer in the league , and despite Juventus beating Roma in both league games, he was acknowledged as the star man in Serie A that season, also performing well as Roma reached the quarter finals of the UEFA Cup.
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