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Bora Milutinović

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Velibor "Bora" Milutinović (Serbian Cyrillic: Велибор Бора Милутиновић; born 7 September 1944) is a Serbian former professional footballer and manager. He has managed at five editions of the FIFA World Cup, tied for the record alongside Brazilian manager Carlos Alberto Parreira, but did so in five consecutive World Cups with different teams: Mexico (1986), Costa Rica (1990), the United States (1994), Nigeria (1998), and China (2002). He is also the first manager to take four teams beyond the first round – all but China – earning the nickname of Miracle Worker, first given to him by Alan Rothenberg, then president of the United States Soccer Federation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bora Milutinović has received more than 475,261 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Bora Milutinović is the 138th most popular soccer player (down from 112th in 2019), the 50th most popular biography from Serbia (down from 45th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Serbian Soccer Player.

Bora Milutinović is most famous for being the head coach of the Yugoslavian National Soccer Team during the 1990 FIFA World Cup.

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Among soccer players, Bora Milutinović ranks 138 out of 16,880Before him are Andrés Iniesta, Alessandro Del Piero, Dragan Džajić, Sandro Mazzola, Tostão, and Telmo Zarra. After him are Ademir de Menezes, Carlos Valderrama, Didier Deschamps, Pavel Nedvěd, Carles Rexach, and Luis Enrique.

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Among people born in 1944, Bora Milutinović ranks 63Before him are Luigi Riva, Abdul Hamid, R. Lee Ermey, John Holmes, Rudy Giuliani, and Jonathan Demme. After him are Norodom Ranariddh, Udo Kier, Peter Weir, Maria João Pires, David J. Wineland, and Bernard Cornwell.

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In Serbia

Among people born in Serbia, Bora Milutinović ranks 50 out of 564Before him are Milorad Pavić (1929), Tomislav Nikolić (1952), Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia (1806), Mihajlo Pupin (1858), Aleksandar Ranković (1909), and Dragan Džajić (1946). After him are Milena Dravić (1940), Aleksandar Vučić (1970), Danilo Kiš (1935), Vesna Vulović (1950), Dragan Stojković (1965), and Mihailo Obrenović (1823).


Among soccer players born in Serbia, Bora Milutinović ranks 2Before him are Dragan Džajić (1946). After him are Radomir Antić (1948), Vujadin Boškov (1931), Rajko Mitić (1922), Velibor Vasović (1939), Todor Veselinović (1930), Miloš Milutinović (1933), Dejan Stanković (1978), Danilo Popivoda (1947), Nemanja Vidić (1981), and Aleksandar Tirnanić (1910).