Carlos José Castilho

1927 - 1987

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Carlos José Castilho (November 27, 1927 – February 2, 1987) was a Brazilian football goalkeeper. He was born in Rio de Janeiro and played for Fluminense from 1947 to 1964 and for Brazil. He was a member of the Brazil squad in four World Cups: 1950, 1954, 1958 and 1962, but he only actually played three games, all of them in the 1954 finals.He was noted as a goalkeeper for making seemingly impossible saves. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlos José Castilho has received more than 56,577 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Carlos José Castilho is the 548th most popular soccer player (down from 475th in 2019), the 135th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 126th in 2019) and the 56th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Carlos José Castilho ranks 548 out of 16,923. Before him are Ferenc Bene, Ricardo Quaresma, Edu Coimbra, Dino Sani, Carlos Bianchi, and Juan Román Riquelme. After him are José Manuel Moreno, Emmanuel Petit, Max Morlock, Hans Schäfer, Mesut Özil, and Orlando Peçanha.

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Among people born in 1927, Carlos José Castilho ranks 114Before him are Marvin Harris, Lee Grant, Cecil Bødker, Stanisław Kania, Gerry Mulligan, and Nguyễn Khánh. After him are Hans Schäfer, Coretta Scott King, Sabah, Paul Badura-Skoda, William Labov, and Jorge Batlle. Among people deceased in 1987, Carlos José Castilho ranks 68Before him are Maxwell D. Taylor, Gordon Gollob, Einar Gerhardsen, J. P. Guilford, Zeca Afonso, and Mahadevi Varma. After him are Américo Tomás, Will Sampson, Andrei Mironov, Maria von Trapp, Gustav Fröhlich, and Lorne Greene.

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Among people born in Brazil, Carlos José Castilho ranks 135 out of 1,947. Before him are Artur da Costa e Silva (1899), Pepe (1983), Infante Sebastian of Portugal and Spain (1811), Pascoal Ranieri Mazzilli (1910), Edu Coimbra (1947), and Dino Sani (1932). After him are Orlando Peçanha (1935), Marcelo (1988), Roberto Burle Marx (1909), Carlos Pace (1944), Eurico Gaspar Dutra (1883), and Raí (1965).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Carlos José Castilho ranks 56Before him are Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (1954), Émerson Leão (1949), Zé Roberto (1974), Pepe (1983), Edu Coimbra (1947), and Dino Sani (1932). After him are Orlando Peçanha (1935), Marcelo (1988), Raí (1965), Aldair (1965), Oscar (1954), and Aymoré Moreira (1912).