Bobby Moore

1941 - 1993

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Robert Frederick Chelsea Moore (12 April 1941 – 24 February 1993) was an English professional footballer. He most notably played for West Ham United, captaining the club 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.Widely regarded as West Ham's greatest ever player, Moore played over 600 games for the club during a 16-year tenure, winning the FA Cup in 1963–64 and the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup in 1964–65. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bobby Moore has received more than 4,848,747 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Bobby Moore is the 128th most popular soccer player (down from 45th in 2019), the 722nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 383rd in 2019) and the 9th 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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Among soccer players, Bobby Moore ranks 128 out of 16,923Before him are Miroslav Klose, Helmut Schön, Sandro Mazzola, Kunishige Kamamoto, Bert Trautmann, and Luis Monti. After him are Fabio Cannavaro, Jean-Marie Pfaff, Dragan Džajić, Paulino Alcántara, Carlos Valderrama, and Günter Netzer.

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Among people born in 1941, Bobby Moore ranks 63Before him are Claudine Auger, Eric Burdon, Roberto Carlos, Linda McCartney, Franco Columbu, and Toyo Ito. After him are Otis Redding, Robert Forster, Milan Kučan, Riccardo Muti, Jacques Perrin, and Gérson. Among people deceased in 1993, Bobby Moore ranks 30Before him are Lillian Gish, Vincent Price, Wolfgang Paul, Brandon Lee, Cantinflas, and Léon Theremin. After him are Yuri Lotman, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Alexandra of Yugoslavia, Jean Negulesco, and River Phoenix.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Bobby Moore ranks 722 out of 6,924Before him are Godfrey Hounsfield (1919), Joseph Swan (1828), John Flamsteed (1646), John Gurdon (1933), William Jones (1746), and George Darwin (1845). After him are Rex Harrison (1908), David J. Thouless (1934), Julian Barnes (1946), David Harvey (1935), Robert Graves (1895), and John Dunstaple (1390).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Bobby Moore ranks 9Before him are David Beckham (1975), Stanley Matthews (1915), Gordon Banks (1937), Denis Law (1940), Bobby Robson (1933), and Kenny Dalglish (1951). After him are Duncan Edwards (1936), Peter Shilton (1949), Kevin Keegan (1951), Brian Clough (1935), Bob Paisley (1919), and Frank Lampard (1978).