1914 - 1997

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Afonso Guimarães da Silva, best known as Afonsinho (born in Rio de Janeiro, March 8, 1914 – February 20, 1997), was a Brazilian footballer who played as an attacking midfielder. During his career (1931–1946), he played for América, Flamengo, São Cristóvão and Fluminense. He won four Rio de Janeiro State Championships (1931, 1940, 1941, 1946). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Afonsinho has received more than 4,958 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Afonsinho is the 1,501st most popular soccer player (down from 1,493rd in 2019), the 338th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 315th in 2019) and the 154th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Afonsinho ranks 1,501 out of 16,923Before him are Giorgio Ferrini, Enrico Chiesa, Uwe Bein, Maniche, Ricardo Bochini, and Heriberto Herrera. After him are Joel Antônio Martins, Edmílson, Władysław Żmuda, Joseph Mermans, Mario David, and Hiroshi Yoshida.

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Among people born in 1914, Afonsinho ranks 196Before him are Alojs Andritzki, Maurice Bourgès-Maunoury, Norman Lloyd, Myroslav Ivan Lubachivsky, Gisèle Casadesus, and Ralph Ellison. After him are Vincent J. McMahon, Jacques Dufilho, Christl Cranz, Mihailo Lalić, Orhan Kemal, and Viktor Grishin. Among people deceased in 1997, Afonsinho ranks 152Before him are Alexander Kazhdan, Heikki A. Alikoski, Tete Montoliu, Georges Marchal, Baltazar, and Robert Pinget. After him are Jurek Becker, Julio Musimessi, William Hickey, Shinichi Hoshi, Cahit Arf, and Erich Eliskases.

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Among people born in Brazil, Afonsinho ranks 338 out of 1,947Before him are Denílson de Oliveira Araújo (1977), Jennifer O'Neill (1948), Zezé Moreira (1907), Wagner Moura (1976), Baltazar (1926), and Casemiro (1992). After him are Joel Antônio Martins (1931), Edmílson (1976), Airto Moreira (1941), Marinho Chagas (1952), Oswaldo de Oliveira (1950), and Juvenal Amarijo (1923).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Afonsinho ranks 154Before him are Alemão (1961), Ademir da Guia (1942), Denílson de Oliveira Araújo (1977), Zezé Moreira (1907), Baltazar (1926), and Casemiro (1992). After him are Joel Antônio Martins (1931), Edmílson (1976), Marinho Chagas (1952), Juvenal Amarijo (1923), Gilberto Silva (1976), and Ruy Ramos (1957).