Azeglio Vicini

1933 - 2018

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Azeglio Vicini (Italian pronunciation: [adˈdzeʎʎo viˈtʃiːni]; 20 March 1933 – 30 January 2018) was an Italian football coach and footballer, who also served as the President of the Technical Sector of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC). One of Italy's most important coaches during the eighties, he coached the Italy under-21 side, reaching the semi-final of the 1984 UEFA European Under-21 Championship, and final of the 1986 UEFA European Under-21 Championship; he later coached the Italian senior national side, reaching the semi-finals of UEFA Euro 1988, and leading the team to another semi-final, and eventually a third-place finish, in the 1990 FIFA World Cup, in Italy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Azeglio Vicini has received more than 79,750 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Azeglio Vicini is the 656th most popular soccer player (up from 680th in 2019), the 2,037th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,976th in 2019) and the 56th most popular Italian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Azeglio Vicini ranks 656 out of 16,923Before him are Peregrino Anselmo, Waldemar de Brito, Igor Netto, Toni Kroos, Marius Trésor, and Javier Mascherano. After him are Zózimo, Akira Matsunaga, Tadao Horie, Thomas Ravelli, Fernando Peyroteo, and Tite.

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Among people born in 1933, Azeglio Vicini ranks 143Before him are Lubomyr Husar, Miloš Milutinović, Diane Cilento, Syd Mead, Eddie Adams, and Cissy Houston. After him are Ronald Evans, Félicien Kabuga, Julie Newmar, Sandra Milo, Dan Flavin, and Ludovico Scarfiotti. Among people deceased in 2018, Azeglio Vicini ranks 122Before him are Eunice Gayson, Oliver Dragojević, Maria Bueno, Harlan Ellison, Oleg Tabakov, and Margot Kidder. After him are Ola Ullsten, Raymond Chow, Sergio Marchionne, Darío Castrillón Hoyos, Katherine MacGregor, and Đỗ Mười.

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Among people born in Italy, Azeglio Vicini ranks 2,037 out of 4,088Before him are Giuseppe Pella (1902), Ferrante Gonzaga (1507), Raginpert (662), Maria Caterina Brignole (1737), Daniele Comboni (1831), and Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (1607). After him are Enrico Bombieri (1940), Matteo I Visconti (1250), Hippocrates of Gela (-600), Théodolinde de Beauharnais (1814), Salvatore Accardo (1941), and Titus Lartius (-600).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Azeglio Vicini ranks 56Before him are Thiago Alcântara (1991), Gianluca Zambrotta (1977), Nevio Scala (1947), Mario Balotelli (1990), Alessandro Altobelli (1955), and Bruno Conti (1955). After him are Giorgio Chinaglia (1947), Alfredo Foni (1911), Giuseppe Baresi (1958), Francesco Toldo (1971), Pietro Rava (1916), and Luigi Allemandi (1903).