César Luis Menotti

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César Luis Menotti (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsesaɾ ˈlwis meˈnoti]; born 5 November 1938), known as El Flaco ("Slim"), is an Argentine former football manager and player who won the 1978 FIFA World Cup as the head coach of the Argentina national team. During his playing days, he played as a striker, most notably for Argentine clubs Rosario Central and Boca Juniors. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of César Luis Menotti has received more than 376,355 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). César Luis Menotti is the 107th most popular soccer player (up from 109th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from Argentina (down from 27th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Soccer Player.

César Luís Menotti is a former Argentine football player and manager. He is most famous for his time as manager of the Argentina national football team in 1978, when he led them to win the World Cup.

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Among soccer players, César Luis Menotti ranks 107 out of 16,880Before him are Oleg Blokhin, Peter Schmeichel, Paulo Roberto Falcão, Paul Breitner, Jürgen Klinsmann, and Zito. After him are Alcides Ghiggia, Thierry Henry, Uwe Seeler, Fabio Cannavaro, Neymar, and Dani Alves.

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Among people born in 1938, César Luis Menotti ranks 54Before him are Jiří Menzel, Raymond Carver, Brian Dennehy, Ian Stewart, Lynn Margulis, and Tomas Lindahl. After him are István Szabó, Manuel Santana, Elliott Gould, Ayaz Mutallibov, Kurt Wüthrich, and Ben E. King.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, César Luis Menotti ranks 29 out of 1,019Before him are Gabriel Batistuta (1969), Marcelo Bielsa (1955), Guillermo Stábile (1905), Helenio Herrera (1910), Diego Simeone (1970), and Richard Walther Darré (1895). After him are Néstor Kirchner (1950), Daniel Passarella (1953), Lucio Fontana (1899), Héctor Cúper (1955), Violet Jessop (1887), and Alberto Granado (1922).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Argentina

Among soccer players born in Argentina, César Luis Menotti ranks 9Before him are Lionel Messi (1987), Omar Sívori (1935), Mario Kempes (1954), Gabriel Batistuta (1969), Guillermo Stábile (1905), and Helenio Herrera (1910). After him are Daniel Passarella (1953), Luis Monti (1901), Carlos Bilardo (1938), Javier Zanetti (1973), Mauricio Pochettino (1972), and Ramón Díaz (1959).