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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 182,191 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Carlos Gamarra is the 1,955th most popular soccer player (down from 1,918th in 2019), the 35th most popular biography from Paraguay (down from 31st in 2019) and the 13th most popular Paraguayan Soccer Player.

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  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.97

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Among soccer players, Carlos Gamarra ranks 1,955 out of 16,880Before him are Georges Heylens, Paul Janes, Joseph-Antoine Bell, Edmílson, Guillermo Amor, and Alexander Frei. After him are Armando Picchi, Ricardo Infante, Carlos Pachamé, Alex, Mladen Mladenović, and Félix Loustau.

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Among people born in 1971, Carlos Gamarra ranks 127Before him are Nicola Rizzoli, J. Y. Park, Sarah Kane, Jessalyn Gilsig, Raoul Bova, and Dwight Yorke. After him are Mary J. Blige, Josh Lucas, Murilo Benício, Kevin Richardson, Ji Jin-hee, and Jonathan Davis.

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In Paraguay

Among people born in Paraguay, Carlos Gamarra ranks 35 out of 167Before him are Luis Ángel González Macchi (1947), Eulogio Martínez (1935), Raúl Cubas Grau (1943), Heriberto Herrera (1926), Federico Franco (1962), and Delfín Benítez Cáceres (1910). After him are Patricio Escobar (1843), Tomás Romero Pereira (1886), Nicanor Duarte (1956), Cándido Bareiro (1833), Salvador Jovellanos (1833), and Gerardo Romero (1906).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Paraguay

Among soccer players born in Paraguay, Carlos Gamarra ranks 13Before him are Luis Vargas Peña (1905), Ángel Berni (1931), Cayetano Ré (1938), Eulogio Martínez (1935), Heriberto Herrera (1926), and Delfín Benítez Cáceres (1910). After him are Gerardo Romero (1906), Óscar Cardozo (1983), Francisco Arce (1971), Modesto Denis (1901), Francisco Aguirre (1908), and Raúl Vicente Amarilla (1960).