Bobby Moore

1941 - 1993

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Robert Frederick Chelsea Moore (12 April 1941 – 24 February 1993) was an English professional footballer. He captained West Ham United for more than ten years, and was the captain of the England national team that won the 1966 FIFA World Cup. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest defenders in the history of football, and was cited by Pelé as the greatest defender that he had ever played against. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bobby Moore has received more than 5,958,981 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Bobby Moore is the 81st most popular soccer player (down from 64th in 2019), the 417th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 520th in 2019) and the 6th most popular British Soccer Player.

Bobby Moore is most famous for captaining the England football team to victory in the 1966 World Cup.

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  • 4.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among soccer players, Bobby Moore ranks 81 out of 21,273Before him are Gordon Banks, Rivaldo, Neymar, Giacinto Facchetti, Paul Breitner, and Béla Guttmann. After him are Rudi Völler, Rob Rensenbrink, Kurt Hamrin, Bebeto, Carlos Queiroz, and Hristo Stoichkov.

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Among people born in 1941, Bobby Moore ranks 44Before him are Paul Simon, Nathalie Delon, Frank Farian, Dennis Ritchie, Michael D. Higgins, and Ali Hassan al-Majid. After him are Gheorghe Zamfir, Wolfgang Petersen, Art Garfunkel, Princess Muna al-Hussein, Nona Gaprindashvili, and Hage Geingob. Among people deceased in 1993, Bobby Moore ranks 16Before him are James Hunt, Zviad Gamsakhurdia, Turgut Özal, Anthony Burgess, Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona, and André the Giant. After him are Hans Jonas, Albert Sabin, Inge Lehmann, Polykarp Kusch, Kōbō Abe, and Bill Bixby.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Bobby Moore ranks 417 out of 8,785Before him are Anne Hathaway (1556), John Wesley (1703), Donald Winnicott (1896), Robert Plant (1948), Thomas Cook (1808), and Anne Neville (1456). After him are Christopher Wren (1632), William Godwin (1756), Enid Blyton (1897), Samuel Butler (1835), Tristan (535), and Fred Hoyle (1915).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Bobby Moore ranks 6Before him are Bobby Charlton (1937), George Best (1946), Stanley Matthews (1915), David Beckham (1975), and Gordon Banks (1937). After him are Denis Law (1940), Bobby Robson (1933), Kevin Keegan (1951), Peter Shilton (1949), Kenny Dalglish (1951), and Gary Lineker (1960).