José Mourinho may consider himself "the special one" but there was no doubting that Roberto Nascimento da Silva Lazaró was "the great one."
When Robinho Lazaró set his heart on becoming a Football Manager 22 in July 2021, he could barely have imagined the exciting adventures he'd have enjoyed and successes he'd have achieved 23 years on.
Throughout this journey across North and South America, we attempted to provide updates on the various leagues every season. However, a cock-up with WordPress blocks meant we had to go through and delete these sections.
Midway through his third full season as a Football Manager, Robinho Lazaró was finding the step up from the second to the first-tier of Chilean football pretty difficult.
Robinho Lazaró had enjoyed an unexpectedly successful first two years as a Football Manager, tasting promotion with his first club Deportes Puerto Montt in 2023.
Fledgling Colombian / Brazilian manager Robinho Lazaró had enjoyed a surprisingly good first full season as a manager with Deportes Puerto Montt. His side performed well above expectations to reach the semi-final of the promotion playoffs.
Mid-way through his first full season as an actual Football Manager, Robinho Lazaró was pretty satisfied with how things were going at Deportes Puerto Montt.
After 12 games in football management, Colombian / Brazilian manager Robinho Lazaró had enjoyed a solid yet unspectacular introduction to life in the Chilean second tier. But he now faced a huge task to rebuild a Deportes Puerto Montt squad that was about to get decimated in the winter of 2021.