1922 - 2003

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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 26,344 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Bigode is the 1,147th most popular soccer player, the 272nd most popular biography from Brazil and the 120th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Bigode ranks 1,147 out of 16,923Before him are Štefan Čambal, John Terry, José Gonzalvo, Vladimir Durković, Juan Carlos Lorenzo, and Franky Van der Elst. After him are István Nyers, Pietro Vierchowod, Jean Nicolas, Umberto Caligaris, Bruno Metsu, and Edmond Baraffe.

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Among people born in 1922, Bigode ranks 209Before him are Stephen Kim Sou-hwan, Eusebio Tejera, Yuri Knorozov, John Christopher, Jock Stein, and Juan Carlos Lorenzo. After him are Burt Kennedy, Emile Habibi, Esther Lederberg, John Hick, Chairil Anwar, and Carmen McRae. Among people deceased in 2003, Bigode ranks 144Before him are Isao Iwabuchi, Eugenio Monti, Alejandro de Tomaso, Jorge Oteiza, Jean Yanne, and Nello Pagani. After him are Hans Hermann Groër, Walter Sisulu, Augusto Monterroso, William Steig, Karl Kling, and Veikko Hakulinen.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Bigode ranks 272 out of 1,947Before him are Ruy Barbosa (1849), Luiz Gonzaga (1912), Antônio Fagundes (1949), Edmundo (1971), David Luiz (1987), and Carlos Luz (1894). After him are Altair Gomes de Figueiredo (1938), Oswald de Andrade (1890), Maxwell (1981), Carvalho Leite (1912), Antônio Carlos Zago (1969), and Zequinha (1934).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Bigode ranks 120Before him are Ronaldo Rodrigues de Jesus (1965), Nílton de Sordi (1931), Felipe Melo (1983), Roberto Dinamite (1954), Edmundo (1971), and David Luiz (1987). After him are Altair Gomes de Figueiredo (1938), Maxwell (1981), Carvalho Leite (1912), Antônio Carlos Zago (1969), Zequinha (1934), and Silas Pereira (1965).