"Having engaged in discussions with key figures within the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) hierarchy, Trapattoni is believed to be warming to the idea of becoming Steve Staunton's successor."
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Mr. Trapattoni, or "Trap," was a former defender and midfielder for AC Milan. He won the European Cup with them, along with several Serie A titles. He was also capped 14 times for the Azzurri. He has won 10 domestic titles as a manager in 4 different countries. He is known as a very cautious and defensive coach, but one who has achieved significant results except at the National team level. His four years on the Azzurri bench were marred by a controversial defeat to South Korea at World Cup 2002, along with a humiliating first round exit at Euro 2004 in Portugal.

Here is a list of his coaching jobs: