Alfredo Di Stéfano

1926 - 2014

Alfredo Di Stéfano

Alfredo Stéfano Di Stéfano Laulhé (Spanish pronunciation: [alˈfɾeðo ði esˈtefano]; 4 July 1926 – 7 July 2014) was an Argentinian-born professional footballer and coach, regarded as one of the best footballers of all time. Nicknamed "Saeta rubia" ("Blond Arrow"), he was a powerful, quick, skillful, and prolific forward, with great stamina, tactical versatility, creativity, and vision, who could also play almost anywhere on the pitch. He is best known for his achievements with Real Madrid, where he was instrumental in the club's domination of the European Cup and La Liga during the 1950s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfredo Di Stéfano has received more than 2,050,911 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 7th most popular soccer player.

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  • 66

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.70

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Alfredo Di Stéfano ranks 7 out of 13,233Before him are Pelé, Johan Cruyff, Ferenc Puskás, Lev Yashin, Eusébio, and Garrincha. After him are Franz Beckenbauer, Diego Maradona, Gerd Müller, Giuseppe Meazza, George Best, and Zinedine Zidane.

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Among people born in 1926, Alfredo Di Stéfano ranks 6Before him are Elizabeth II, Marilyn Monroe, Fidel Castro, Michel Foucault, and Ingvar Kamprad. After him are Chuck Berry, Sathya Sai Baba, Leslie Nielsen, Beji Caid Essebsi, Miles Davis, and Jiang Zemin. Among people deceased in 2014, Alfredo Di Stéfano ranks 4Before him are Gabriel García Márquez, Ariel Sharon, and Eusébio. After him are Robin Williams, Eduard Shevardnadze, Claudio Abbado, Wojciech Jaruzelski, Eli Wallach, Joe Cocker, Nadine Gordimer, and Luis Aragonés.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Alfredo Di Stéfano ranks 5 out of 659Before him are Che Guevara (1928), Pope Francis (1936), Jorge Luis Borges (1899), and Eva Perón (1919). After him are Diego Maradona (1960), Juan Perón (1895), Juan Manuel Fangio (1911), Astor Piazzolla (1921), Martha Argerich (1941), Lionel Messi (1987), and Isabel Martínez de Perón (1931).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Argentina

Among soccer players born in Argentina, Alfredo Di Stéfano ranks 1After him are Diego Maradona (1960), Lionel Messi (1987), Omar Sívori (1935), Guillermo Stábile (1905), Helenio Herrera (1910), Mario Kempes (1954), Gabriel Batistuta (1969), Luis Monti (1901), Mauricio Pochettino (1972), César Luis Menotti (1938), and Daniel Passarella (1953).

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