Carlos Gamarra

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Carlos Alberto Gamarra Pavón (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkaɾlos alˈβeɾto ɣaˈmara paˈβon]) (born 17 February 1971) is a Paraguayan former professional footballer who played as a centre back. He captained the Paraguay national team at international level and was for a long time the most capped player in Paraguayan football history, having made 110 international appearances and scoring 12 goals. Throughout his career, Gamarra was known for his leadership, physical strength, ability in the air, heading accuracy, and outstanding tackling skills, which made him one of the most respected defenders in South America.Gamarra appeared for the Paraguay national team 110 times, scoring 12 goals, from 1993 to 2006, representing the team at 10 major tournaments and captained the squad during the latter part of his career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlos Gamarra has received more than 138,405 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Carlos Gamarra is the 1,920th most popular soccer player (down from 1,804th in 2019), the 31st most popular biography from Paraguay (down from 29th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Paraguayan Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Carlos Gamarra ranks 1,920 out of 16,923Before him are Ahn Jung-hwan, Geoff Bent, Valerio Bacigalupo, Ehrenfried Patzel, Goran Pandev, and Vladimír Šmicer. After him are Ciriaco Errasti, Jaap Eden, Julian Draxler, Ramaz Shengelia, Léopold Anoul, and Luis Cruz.

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Among people born in 1971, Carlos Gamarra ranks 113Before him are Diana Damrau, Kevin Richardson, Aphex Twin, Mustapha Hadji, David Walliams, and Ma Dong-seok. After him are Raoul Bova, Kjetil André Aamodt, Patrik Andersson, Noah Wyle, Dwight Yorke, and Murilo Benício.

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In Paraguay

Among people born in Paraguay, Carlos Gamarra ranks 31 out of 145Before him are Eusebio Ayala (1875), Delfín Benítez Cáceres (1910), Roque Santa Cruz (1981), Luis Vargas Peña (1905), Eulogio Martínez (1935), and Tomás Romero Pereira (1886). After him are Higinio Morínigo (1897), Juan Bautista Gill (1840), Raúl Cubas Grau (1943), Mario Abdo Benítez (1971), Salvador Jovellanos (1833), and Nicanor Duarte (1956).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Paraguay

Among soccer players born in Paraguay, Carlos Gamarra ranks 13Before him are Cayetano Ré (1938), Heriberto Herrera (1926), Delfín Benítez Cáceres (1910), Roque Santa Cruz (1981), Luis Vargas Peña (1905), and Eulogio Martínez (1935). After him are Francisco Arce (1971), Óscar Cardozo (1983), Juan Carlos Villamayor (1969), Raúl Vicente Amarilla (1960), Casiano Delvalle (1970), and Roberto Cabañas (1961).