Arthur Friedenreich

1892 - 1969

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Arthur Friedenreich (18 July 1892 – 6 September 1969) was a Brazilian professional footballer who played as a forward. He was nicknamed The Tiger or The Original "Black" Pearl, and was arguably the sport's first outstanding mixed-race player. He played when Brazilian football was still amateur, which lasted until 1933. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Friedenreich has received more than 232,621 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Arthur Friedenreich is the 52nd most popular soccer player (up from 53rd in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 33rd in 2019) and the 16th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

Arthur Friedenreich was a Brazilian footballer who is most famous for being the first player to score 100 goals in the Brazilian league.

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Among soccer players, Arthur Friedenreich ranks 52 out of 16,923Before him are Béla Guttmann, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Djalma Santos, Omar Sívori, Romário, and Jairzinho. After him are Roberto Baggio, David Beckham, Flórián Albert, Stanley Matthews, Mircea Lucescu, and Giacinto Facchetti.

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Among people born in 1892, Arthur Friedenreich ranks 33Before him are Robert Ritter von Greim, Edward Victor Appleton, Darius Milhaud, Mátyás Rákosi, Shirō Ishii, and Erhard Milch. After him are Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia, Erwin Panofsky, Stefan Banach, Andrey Yeryomenko, Amanullah Khan, and E. H. Carr. Among people deceased in 1969, Arthur Friedenreich ranks 25Before him are Brian Jones, C. F. Powell, Sonja Henie, Princess Alice of Battenberg, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, and Levi Eshkol. After him are Witold Gombrowicz, Dominique Pire, Boris Karloff, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., Itzhak Stern, and Joseph Kasa-Vubu.

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Among people born in Brazil, Arthur Friedenreich ranks 36 out of 1,947Before him are Sérgio Vieira de Mello (1948), Djalma Santos (1929), Carlos Alberto Parreira (1943), Maria II of Portugal (1819), Romário (1966), and Jairzinho (1944). After him are Nelson Piquet (1952), Leônidas (1913), Sebastião Salgado (1944), Roberto Carlos (1973), Alberto Santos-Dumont (1873), and Rivaldo (1972).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Arthur Friedenreich ranks 16Before him are Carlos Alberto Torres (1944), Ronaldinho (1980), Nílton Santos (1925), Djalma Santos (1929), Romário (1966), and Jairzinho (1944). After him are Leônidas (1913), Roberto Carlos (1973), Rivaldo (1972), Zito (1932), Gylmar dos Santos Neves (1930), and Bebeto (1964).