Billy Gonsalves

1908 - 1977

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Adelino William Gonsalves (August 10, 1908 – July 17, 1977) was an American soccer player, sometimes described as the "Babe Ruth of American Soccer". He spent over 25 years playing in various American professional leagues and was a member of the U.S. squad at the FIFA World Cup in 1930 and 1934. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Billy Gonsalves has received more than 34,099 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Billy Gonsalves is the 4,135th most popular soccer player (down from 3,421st in 2019), the 9,459th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,018th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Billy Gonsalves ranks 4,135 out of 16,880Before him are Herbert Zimmermann, Miquel Soler, Nikolai Tishchenko, Taison, Manfred Manglitz, and Atsushi Uchiyama. After him are Gérald Passi, Luis García, Cobi Jones, Luiz Carlos Ferreira, Carlo Mattrel, and Konrad Weise.

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Among people born in 1908, Billy Gonsalves ranks 341Before him are Jean Claessens, Sylvio Hoffmann, Merna Kennedy, Alexey Okladnikov, Pierre Korb, and Olivia Manning. After him are Dragutin Najdanović, Noël Liétaer, Helen Twelvetrees, Roger Beaufrand, Rudolf Gramlich, and Branislav Hrnjiček. Among people deceased in 1977, Billy Gonsalves ranks 223Before him are Nunnally Johnson, Terence Rattigan, Odd Frantzen, Georges Grignard, Alberto Rodriguez Larreta, and Hugo Lahtinen. After him are Betty Taylor, Pauline Starke, Sleepy John Estes, Paulo d'Eça Leal, József Várszegi, and Jack Beresford.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Billy Gonsalves ranks 9,459 out of 18,182Before him are Bertha Townsend (1869), Chelsea Charms (1976), John McCloskey (1810), William Pinkney (1764), Elizabeth F. Ellet (1818), and Horace Ashenfelter (1923). After him are Roy Estrada (1943), Jon Tenney (1961), Cobi Jones (1970), Jerry Bock (1928), Brad Garrett (1960), and Priscilla Cooper Tyler (1816).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United States

Among soccer players born in United States, Billy Gonsalves ranks 11Before him are Tim Howard (1979), Eladio Rojas (1934), Megan Rapinoe (1985), Alexi Lalas (1970), Jesse Marsch (1973), and Raphael Tracey (1904). After him are Cobi Jones (1970), Mike Bookie (1904), Alex Morgan (1989), Clint Dempsey (1983), Frank Vaughn (1902), and Giuseppe Rossi (1987).