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Dirceu José Guimarães, known as Dirceu (Portuguese pronunciation: [dʒiʁˈsew]; 15 June 1952 – 15 September 1995), was a Brazilian footballer who played as an attacking midfielder, notably for Botafogo and the Brazil national team as well as numerous Italian teams in the 1980s–early 1990s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dirceu has received more than 125,839 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Dirceu is the 773rd most popular soccer player (down from 720th in 2019), the 190th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 176th in 2019) and the 77th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Dirceu ranks 773 out of 16,880Before him are Alejandro Scopelli, Hans Tilkowski, Pahiño, Ariel Ortega, Hong Myung-bo, and Memphis Depay. After him are Azeglio Vicini, Jorginho, Julio Salinas, Uichiro Hatta, Lorenzo Fernández, and Norberto Boggio.

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Among people born in 1952, Dirceu ranks 143Before him are Jung Chang, Amir Peretz, Jonathan Frakes, Annie Potts, David Byrne, and David Knopfler. After him are Nikolai Andrianov, Chuck Lorre, Roger Y. Tsien, Lars Peter Hansen, Annette O'Toole, and Jeff Fahey. Among people deceased in 1995, Dirceu ranks 104Before him are Václav Neumann, Sylvester Stadler, Bobby Riggs, Adolfo Pedernera, Juan Carlos Onganía, and Viktoria Brezhneva. After him are Rudolf Peierls, André Frossard, Isang Yun, Vladimír Dzurilla, Ken Saro-Wiwa, and Edith Pargeter.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Dirceu ranks 190 out of 2,067Before him are Jorginho (1991), Candido Portinari (1903), Aymoré Moreira (1912), Antônio Carlos Gomes (1836), Maria Bethânia (1946), and Eduardo Saverin (1982). After him are Jorginho (1964), Xuxa (1963), Jorge Ben (1942), Manuel Ferraz de Campos Sales (1841), Roberto Dinamite (1954), and Glauber Rocha (1939).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Dirceu ranks 77Before him are Orlando Peçanha (1935), Adriano (1982), Waldemar de Brito (1913), Zózimo (1932), Jorginho (1991), and Aymoré Moreira (1912). After him are Jorginho (1964), Roberto Dinamite (1954), Hércules Brito Ruas (1939), Dida (1934), Lúcio (1978), and Alexandre Pato (1989).