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Carlos Alberto Torres

1944 - 2016

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Carlos Alberto "Capita" Torres (17 July 1944 – 25 October 2016), also known as "O Capitão do Tri", was a Brazilian football player and manager who played as an attacking right-sided full-back or wing-back. A technically gifted defender with good ball skills and defensive capabilities, he is widely regarded as one of the best defenders of all time. He also stood out for his leadership, and was an excellent penalty taker. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlos Alberto Torres has received more than 813,262 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Carlos Alberto Torres is the 32nd most popular soccer player (up from 33rd in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 23rd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

Carlos Alberto Torres is most famous for being a professional soccer player. He played for Brazil's national team in the 1970 and 1974 World Cups.

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Among soccer players, Carlos Alberto Torres ranks 32 out of 16,880Before him are Rivellino, Mário Zagallo, Just Fontaine, Gunnar Nordahl, Sócrates, and Didi. After him are Vavá, Stanley Matthews, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Mircea Lucescu, Ronaldinho, and Josef Masopust.

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Among people born in 1944, Carlos Alberto Torres ranks 17Before him are Rutger Hauer, Ernő Rubik, Geraldine Chaplin, Dzhokhar Dudayev, Joe Cocker, and Jimmy Page. After him are Sepp Maier, Harold Ramis, Jacqueline Bisset, Joe Frazier, Omar al-Bashir, and Diana Ross. Among people deceased in 2016, Carlos Alberto Torres ranks 21Before him are Cesare Maldini, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Islam Karimov, Andrzej Wajda, George Michael, and Abbas Kiarostami. After him are Jerome Bruner, João Havelange, Alvin Toffler, Elie Wiesel, Prince, and Harper Lee.

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Among people born in Brazil, Carlos Alberto Torres ranks 17 out of 2,067Before him are Rivellino (1946), Mário Zagallo (1931), Jorge Amado (1912), Emerson Fittipaldi (1946), Sócrates (1954), and Didi (1928). After him are Paulo Freire (1921), João Havelange (1916), Vavá (1934), Michel Temer (1940), Nelson Piquet (1952), and Ronaldinho (1980).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Carlos Alberto Torres ranks 8Before him are Garrincha (1933), Zico (1953), Rivellino (1946), Mário Zagallo (1931), Sócrates (1954), and Didi (1928). After him are Vavá (1934), Ronaldinho (1980), Ronaldo (1976), Romário (1966), Roberto Carlos (1973), and Djalma Santos (1929).