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Carlos Caetano Bledorn Verri (born 31 October 1963), known as Dunga (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈdũɡɐ]), is a Brazilian football manager and former professional player who played as a defensive midfielder. Under his captaincy, Brazil won the 1994 FIFA World Cup and he lifted the World Cup trophy. Along with Xavi, he is one of only two men to have played in a World Cup final, an Olympic final, a Confederations Cup final and a continental championship final. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dunga has received more than 1,331,712 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Dunga is the 219th most popular soccer player (up from 295th in 2019), the 70th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 97th in 2019) and the 34th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.21

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 65

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.00

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Dungas by language

Over the past year Dunga has had the most page views in the with 174,371 views, followed by English (139,904), and Japanese (52,992). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Tajik (143.30%), Ido (124.00%), and Kurdish (Sorani) (110.71%)


Among soccer players, Dunga ranks 219 out of 21,273Before him are Gyula Grosics, Careca, Cha Bum-kun, Carlos Bilardo, Andoni Zubizarreta, and Franck Ribéry. After him are Philippe Troussier, Josip Skoblar, Radomir Antić, Wolfgang Overath, Alessandro Costacurta, and Rui Costa.

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Among people born in 1963, Dunga ranks 35Before him are Brigitte Nielsen, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Emilio Butragueño, Lisa Kudrow, Alejandro González Iñárritu, and Ulf Kristersson. After him are Emmanuelle Béart, Peter Bosz, Hideo Kojima, Mike Powell, Harold Perrineau, and Matti Nykänen.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Dunga ranks 70 out of 2,236Before him are Hebe Camargo (1929), Pepe (1935), Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco (1897), Zizinho (1921), Careca (1960), and João Goulart (1918). After him are Carlos Ghosn (1954), Anita Garibaldi (1821), Dani Alves (1983), Hélder Câmara (1909), Vicente Feola (1909), and Zumbi (1655).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Dunga ranks 34Before him are Gérson (1941), Tostão (1947), Ademir de Menezes (1922), Pepe (1935), Zizinho (1921), and Careca (1960). After him are Dani Alves (1983), Dida (1973), Marcelo (1988), Amarildo Tavares da Silveira (1939), Deco (1977), and Edu Coimbra (1947).