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João Ferreira, usually known as Bigode ("moustache" in Portuguese) (4 April 1922 – 31 July 2003), was a Brazilian footballer who played left back and also played in the 1950 FIFA World Cup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bigode has received more than 31,054 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Bigode is the 1,356th most popular soccer player (down from 1,146th in 2019), the 320th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 271st in 2019) and the 136th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Bigode ranks 1,356 out of 16,880Before him are Teodoro Fernández, Ulf Kirsten, Dries Mertens, Sandro Salvadore, Hannes Löhr, and Ezequiel Lavezzi. After him are Hristo Bonev, Mitsuo Watanabe, Carlo Mazzone, Dragiša Binić, Jack Greenwell, and Petar Nadoveza.

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Among people born in 1922, Bigode ranks 232Before him are Vladimir Etush, Richard Kiley, Ester Mägi, Daniel Boulanger, Hal Moore, and Eusebio Tejera. After him are Micheline Ostermeyer, Simon Hantaï, Mariano Gonzalvo, George Knobel, Donald Keene, and Roland Dumas. Among people deceased in 2003, Bigode ranks 169Before him are Goffredo Petrassi, Jorge Oteiza, Blaga Dimitrova, Jeanne Crain, Gregory Hines, and Garrett Hardin. After him are Henryk Jabłoński, Françoise Giroud, Isao Iwabuchi, Strom Thurmond, Alexander Kemurdzhian, and Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Bigode ranks 320 out of 2,067Before him are Ary Barroso (1903), Airto Moreira (1941), Edu (1949), Bertha Lutz (1894), José Wilker (1944), and Alfredo Ovando Candía (1918). After him are Wagner Moura (1976), Zequinha (1934), Carvalho Leite (1912), Felipe Melo (1983), Júlio César (1963), and Neco (1895).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Bigode ranks 136Before him are Willian (1988), Jair Marinho (1936), Nelsinho Baptista (1950), Marinho Chagas (1952), Fred (1983), and Edu (1949). After him are Zequinha (1934), Carvalho Leite (1912), Felipe Melo (1983), Júlio César (1963), Neco (1895), and Píndaro de Carvalho Rodrigues (1892).