Adolfo Pedernera

1918 - 1995

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Adolfo Alfredo Pedernera (15 November 1918 – 12 May 1995) was an Argentine football player and coach. Nicknamed "El Maestro" ("The Teacher"), he was widely considered to be one of the best world football players in the 1940s and one of the greatest Argentine players of all time. Pedernera was the natural conductor of both the famous River Plate team known as La Máquina ("The Machine"), with whom he won several Argentine and South American titles, and the Millonarios team called Ballet Azul ("Blue Ballet") that won the Small Club World Cup in 1953 among many others Colombian titles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolfo Pedernera has received more than 77,870 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Adolfo Pedernera is the 739th most popular soccer player (down from 690th in 2019), the 142nd most popular biography from Argentina (down from 130th in 2019) and the 48th most popular Argentinean Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Adolfo Pedernera ranks 739 out of 16,923Before him are Demetrio Albertini, Sven Rydell, Lajos Tichy, Helmuth Duckadam, Giovane Élber, and Ángel Labruna. After him are Félix Miélli Venerando, Klaus Allofs, Alfréd Schaffer, Toni Turek, Alfio Basile, and Carlos Peucelle.

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Among people born in 1918, Adolfo Pedernera ranks 111Before him are Thomas Gordon, María Mercader, George Mosse, Leila Mourad, George Lincoln Rockwell, and Ángel Labruna. After him are Elmore James, Ida Lupino, Teresa Wright, David Ausubel, Antonín Mrkos, and Alexander Shelepin. Among people deceased in 1995, Adolfo Pedernera ranks 99Before him are Mary Wickes, Masashi Watanabe, Annie M. G. Schmidt, Juan Carlos Onganía, Dirceu, and Leila Mourad. After him are Ida Lupino, Jack Clayton, Václav Neumann, Michael V. Gazzo, John Brunner, and Václav Ježek.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Adolfo Pedernera ranks 142 out of 900Before him are Juan Carlos Onganía (1914), Emilio Eduardo Massera (1925), Leopoldo Luque (1949), Arturo Umberto Illia (1900), Héctor Babenco (1946), and Ángel Labruna (1918). After him are José Félix Uriburu (1868), María Elena Walsh (1930), Alfio Basile (1943), Carlos Peucelle (1908), Roberto Cherro (1907), and Hugo Gatti (1944).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Argentina

Among soccer players born in Argentina, Adolfo Pedernera ranks 48Before him are Alejandro Sabella (1954), Paulo Dybala (1993), José Della Torre (1906), Enrique Guaita (1910), Leopoldo Luque (1949), and Ángel Labruna (1918). After him are Alfio Basile (1943), Carlos Peucelle (1908), Roberto Cherro (1907), Hugo Gatti (1944), Alejandro Scopelli (1908), and Javier Saviola (1981).