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Daniel Passarella

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Daniel Alberto Passarella (born 25 May 1953) is an Argentine former footballer and manager, who is considered one of the greatest defenders of all time. As a player for Argentina, he was part of two FIFA World Cup–winning teams; he captained his nation to victory at the 1978 World Cup which Argentina hosted, and was also part of the winning squad in 1986. Although playing as a centre-back, Passarella was also a proficient goalscorer; at one point, he was football's highest-scoring defender, with 134 goals in 451 matches, a record which was subsequently broken by Dutch player Ronald Koeman. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Passarella has received more than 856,968 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Daniel Passarella is the 127th most popular soccer player (down from 121st in 2019), the 31st most popular biography from Argentina (up from 33rd in 2019) and the 10th most popular Argentinean Soccer Player.

Daniel Passarella is most famous for being the captain of the Argentine national team that won the 1978 World Cup.

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Among soccer players, Daniel Passarella ranks 127 out of 16,880Before him are Carles Puyol, Cafu, Ko Arima, Kaká, Miroslav Klose, and Robert Lewandowski. After him are Didier Drogba, Héctor Scarone, Juan Alberto Schiaffino, Edwin van der Sar, Andrés Iniesta, and Alessandro Del Piero.

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Among people born in 1953, Daniel Passarella ranks 40Before him are Paulo Roberto Falcão, Andrew Wiles, Armen Sarkissian, James Horner, Cyndi Lauper, and Jean-Pierre Jeunet. After him are Kitarō, Ron Jeremy, Bill Pullman, Tess Gerritsen, Felix Magath, and Paul Krugman.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Daniel Passarella ranks 31 out of 1,019Before him are Guillermo Stábile (1905), Helenio Herrera (1910), Diego Simeone (1970), Richard Walther Darré (1895), César Luis Menotti (1938), and Néstor Kirchner (1950). After him are Lucio Fontana (1899), Héctor Cúper (1955), Violet Jessop (1887), Alberto Granado (1922), César Pelli (1926), and Ernesto Sabato (1911).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Argentina

Among soccer players born in Argentina, Daniel Passarella ranks 10Before him are Omar Sívori (1935), Mario Kempes (1954), Gabriel Batistuta (1969), Guillermo Stábile (1905), Helenio Herrera (1910), and César Luis Menotti (1938). After him are Luis Monti (1901), Carlos Bilardo (1938), Javier Zanetti (1973), Mauricio Pochettino (1972), Ramón Díaz (1959), and Osvaldo Ardiles (1952).