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Alf Ramsey

1920 - 1999

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Sir Alfred Ernest Ramsey (22 January 1920 – 28 April 1999) was an English football player and manager. As a player, he represented the England national team and captained the side, but he is best known for his time as England manager from 1963 to 1974, which included guiding them to victory in the 1966 FIFA World Cup. Knighted in 1967 in recognition of the World Cup win, Ramsey also managed his country to third place in the 1968 European Championship and the quarter-finals of the 1970 World Cup and the 1972 European Championship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alf Ramsey has received more than 1,000,676 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Alf Ramsey is the 712th most popular soccer player (up from 1,103rd in 2019), the 1,801st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,245th in 2019) and the 39th most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Alf Ramsey ranks 712 out of 16,880Before him are Andreas Möller, Eduard Streltsov, Noritaka Hidaka, Adriano, Waldemar de Brito, and Bruno Conti. After him are Andoni Goikoetxea Olaskoaga, Yoshinobu Ishii, Akira Nishino, Hiroshi Saeki, Zózimo, and Ove Kindvall.

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Among people born in 1920, Alf Ramsey ranks 144Before him are Harold Sakata, Renato Carosone, Václav Neumann, Delbert Mann, Thomas Szasz, and Ahmad bin Ali Al Thani. After him are Alexander Arutiunian, Georg Ots, Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, Jean Starobinski, Eva Dahlbeck, and Ben Ferencz. Among people deceased in 1999, Alf Ramsey ranks 88Before him are Kisshomaru Ueshiba, Giant Baba, Michel Petrucciani, Pierre Clémenti, Heinz G. Konsalik, and Aldo van Eyck. After him are Viacheslav Chornovil, Curtis Mayfield, Aleksandr Demyanenko, Jean Guitton, András Hegedüs, and Pierre Bézier.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alf Ramsey ranks 1,801 out of 7,765Before him are Stephen Toulmin (1922), Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (1390), Alan Gardiner (1879), Alan Stacey (1933), Andy Fletcher (1961), and Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst (1717). After him are Lynn Redgrave (1943), Dido (1971), Sadiq Khan (1970), Louis Harold Gray (1905), Clive Barker (1952), and David A. Stewart (1952).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Alf Ramsey ranks 39Before him are Michael Owen (1979), Phil Jones (1992), Geoff Hurst (1941), Dixie Dean (1907), Paul Gascoigne (1967), and Bill Foulkes (1932). After him are Ian Callaghan (1942), Jack Charlton (1935), Erling Braut Håland (2000), Billy Wright (1924), Gordon Milne (1937), and Jimmy Savile (1926).