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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 1,187,087 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 64 in 2019). Dunga is the 296th most popular soccer player (up from 405th in 2019), the 97th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 107th in 2019) and the 39th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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  • 62

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  • 7.25

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  • 3.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Dunga ranks 296 out of 16,880Before him are Marcel Desailly, Jens Lehmann, Koji Miyata, Kim Yong-sik, Jan Koller, and Patrick Kluivert. After him are Quique Setién, José Santamaría, Jimmy Greaves, Takeshi Inoue, Josep Samitier, and Raymond Domenech.

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Among people born in 1963, Dunga ranks 46Before him are Emmanuelle Béart, Mike Powell, Til Schweiger, Peter Bosz, Yngwie Malmsteen, and Lolo Ferrari. After him are Letsie III of Lesotho, Empress Masako, Eddie the Eagle, Stevo Pendarovski, Steven Soderbergh, and Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Dunga ranks 97 out of 2,067Before him are Florinda Bolkan (1941), Rubens Barrichello (1972), Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório (1943), José Sarney (1930), João Figueiredo (1918), and Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior (1943). After him are Tancredo Neves (1910), José Mauro de Vasconcelos (1920), Chico Xavier (1910), Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (1954), Chico Mendes (1944), and Mauro Ramos (1930).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Dunga ranks 39Before him are Careca (1960), Pepe (1935), Moacir Barbosa Nascimento (1921), Amarildo Tavares da Silveira (1939), Hilderaldo Bellini (1930), and Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório (1943). After him are Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (1954), Mauro Ramos (1930), Dida (1973), Deco (1977), Pepe (1983), and Robinho (1984).