Dunga has been sacked by Brazil after a disastrous showing at Copa America.

After a defeat to Peru, Brazil were knocked out of the competition and on Tuesday, the 52-year-old was summoned to the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) headquarters to be told he would be relieved of his duties.

The CFB wrote in a statement: “The Brazilian Football Confederation informs that it has decided this Tuesday to dissolve the coaching staff of the Brazilian national football team. Coordinator Gilmar Rinaldi, coach Dunga and all their will leave their positions.

“The decision was made in mutual agreement in this afternoon’s meeting and the CBF will now start its selection process for a new Brazil coaching staff. The CBF thanks the dedication, professionalism and commitment of the team in its work.”