Dino Zoff

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Dino Zoff (pronounced [ˈdiːno dˈdzɔf]; born 28 February 1942) is an Italian former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He is the oldest ever winner of the World Cup, which he lifted as captain of the Italy national team in the 1982 tournament, at the age of 40 years, 4 months and 13 days. He also won the award for best goalkeeper of the tournament and was elected to the team of the tournament for his performances, keeping two clean-sheets, an honour he also received after winning the 1968 European Championship on home soil. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dino Zoff has received more than 1,422,190 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Dino Zoff is the 5th most popular coach (up from 6th in 2019), the 321st most popular biography from Italy (up from 417th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Italian Coach.

Dino Zoff is most famous for his penalty save in the final of the 1970 World Cup.

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Over the past year Dino Zoff has had the most page views in the with 207,944 views, followed by English (158,782), and Spanish (47,155). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Esperanto (333.33%), Southern Azerbaijani (102.62%), and Malagasy (90.13%)


Among coaches, Dino Zoff ranks 5 out of 471Before him are Alex Ferguson, Carlo Ancelotti, José Mourinho, and Arsène Wenger. After him are Jupp Heynckes, Louis van Gaal, Luis Aragonés, Marco van Basten, Guus Hiddink, Giovanni Trapattoni, and Rinus Michels.

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Among people born in 1942, Dino Zoff ranks 16Before him are Hu Jintao, Harrison Ford, Jimi Hendrix, Ratko Mladić, Scatman John, and Ehud Barak. After him are Isabel Allende, Peter Handke, Barbra Streisand, Brian Wilson, Ronnie James Dio, and John Wayne Gacy.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Dino Zoff ranks 321 out of 5,161Before him are Zita of Bourbon-Parma (1892), Pope Cornelius (200), Alessandro Scarlatti (1660), Giorgio Napolitano (1925), Pope John XII (937), and Lorenzo Ghiberti (1378). After him are Pope Paschal II (1050), Pope Alexander I (100), Charles Borromeo (1538), Aldo Moro (1916), Pope Eugene I (600), and Pope Alexander III (1100).

Among COACHES In Italy

Among coaches born in Italy, Dino Zoff ranks 2Before him are Carlo Ancelotti (1959). After him are Giovanni Trapattoni (1939), Fabio Capello (1946), Marcello Lippi (1948), Claudio Ranieri (1951), Arrigo Sacchi (1946), Luciano Spalletti (1959), Maurizio Sarri (1959), Enzo Bearzot (1927), Alberto Zaccheroni (1953), and Massimiliano Allegri (1967).