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Cafu

1970 - Today

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Marcos Evangelista de Morais (born 7 June 1970), known as Cafu [kaˈfu], is a Brazilian former professional footballer who played as a defender. With 142 appearances for the Brazil national team, he is the most internationally capped Brazilian player of all time. He represented his nation in four FIFA World Cups between 1994 and 2006, and is the only player to have appeared in three World Cup finals, winning the 1994 and 2002 editions of the tournament, the latter as his team's captain where he lifted the World Cup trophy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cafu has received more than 1,956,171 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Cafu is the 161st most popular soccer player (down from 137th in 2019), the 66th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 63rd in 2019) and the 28th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

Cafu is most famous for being the first Brazilian athlete to win the World Cup.

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  • 69.91

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  • 59

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  • 9.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Cafu ranks 161 out of 16,923. Before him are Grzegorz Lato, Hiroaki Sato, René Higuita, Hirokazu Ninomiya, Helmut Rahn, and Kazu Naoki. After him are Laurent Blanc, Carles Puyol, Moacir Barbosa Nascimento, Gyula Grosics, Zizinho, and Peter Schmeichel.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1970, Cafu ranks 11Before him are Diego Simeone, Edwin van der Sar, Rachel Weisz, Uma Thurman, Jennifer Connelly, and Andre Agassi. After him are River Phoenix, Aleksandar Vučić, Queen Rania of Jordan, Ethan Hawke, Dominic Purcell, and Luis Enrique.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Cafu ranks 66 out of 1,947. Before him are Gérson (1941), Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil (1846), Caetano Veloso (1942), Kaká (1982), Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco (1897), and Fernanda Montenegro (1929). After him are Moacir Barbosa Nascimento (1921), Vicente Feola (1909), Zumbi (1655), Zizinho (1921), Neymar (1992), and Tostão (1947).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Brazil

Among soccer players born in Brazil, Cafu ranks 28Before him are Bebeto (1964), José Altafini (1938), Paulo Roberto Falcão (1953), Ademir de Menezes (1922), Gérson (1941), and Kaká (1982). After him are Moacir Barbosa Nascimento (1921), Zizinho (1921), Neymar (1992), Tostão (1947), Careca (1960), and Amarildo Tavares da Silveira (1939).

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