RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The achievements of the Libertadores Cup and the Brazilian Championship by Flamengo this weekend have greatly boosted the prestige of manager Jorge Jesus.
On Monday, amidst the red-and-black celebration, the Portuguese manager was honored by the City Council of Rio de Janeiro as an Honorary Citizen of Rio de Janeiro and was also remembered in his homeland.
In an interview with journalists at an event in Lisbon, the president of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, announced on Monday that he has already congratulated Jorge Jesus for his achievements at Flamengo and that he intends . . .