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Dino Zoff

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Dino Zoff (pronunciation: [ˈdiːno dˈd͡zɔf]; 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 1,296,868 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Dino Zoff is the 6th most popular coach (down from 3rd in 2019), the 418th most popular biography from Italy (down from 383rd 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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Among coaches, Dino Zoff ranks 6 out of 328Before him are Alex Ferguson, Arsène Wenger, Carlo Ancelotti, Jupp Heynckes, and José Mourinho. After him are Rinus Michels, Guus Hiddink, Luis Aragonés, Giovanni Trapattoni, Louis van Gaal, and Fabio Capello.

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Among people born in 1942, Dino Zoff ranks 24Before him are Jacques Rogge, Isabel Allende, Ted Kaczynski, Ronnie James Dio, Brian Jones, and Brian Wilson. After him are Michael Haneke, Calvin Klein, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Werner Herzog, Ian McShane, and John Wayne Gacy.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Dino Zoff ranks 418 out of 4,668Before him are Luigi Cherubini (1760), Lorenzo Valla (1407), Pope Adeodatus II (610), Pope Clement III (1130), Carlo Gesualdo (1566), and Pope Nicholas III (1215). After him are Tinto Brass (1933), Philolaus (-470), Pope Marcellus I (255), Amadeo I of Spain (1845), Clara Petacci (1912), and Hippasus (-600).

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), Maurizio Sarri (1959), Luciano Spalletti (1959), Cesare Prandelli (1957), Massimiliano Allegri (1967), and Enzo Bearzot (1927).