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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 981,205 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Dunga is the 405th most popular soccer player (down from 235th in 2019), the 107th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 80th in 2019) and the 45th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Dunga ranks 405 out of 16,923Before him are Edinson Cavani, Pedro Rocha, Gyula Zsengellér, Thomas Tuchel, Kazimierz Deyna, and Rüştü Reçber. After him are Rajko Mitić, Rui Costa, Cha Bum-kun, Hakan Şükür, Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, and Gianpiero Combi.

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Among people born in 1963, Dunga ranks 49Before him are Mike Myers, Rumen Radev, Mike Powell, Josep Maria Bartomeu, Lolo Ferrari, and Karl Malone. After him are Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Charles Barkley, Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo, David Thewlis, Hakeem Olajuwon, and Geert Wilders.

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Among people born in Brazil, Dunga ranks 107 out of 1,947Before him are Cláudio Taffarel (1966), Dida (1973), Rubem Fonseca (1925), Sérgio Mendes (1941), Elis Regina (1945), and Pierre Clostermann (1921). After him are Rubens Barrichello (1972), Peter Medawar (1915), Juninho Pernambucano (1975), Adriano (1982), Deco (1977), and Robinho (1984).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Dunga ranks 45Before him are Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório (1943), Mauro Ramos (1930), Toninho Cerezo (1955), Dani Alves (1983), Cláudio Taffarel (1966), and Dida (1973). After him are Juninho Pernambucano (1975), Adriano (1982), Deco (1977), Robinho (1984), Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (1954), and Émerson Leão (1949).