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Edmundo Alves de Souza Neto (born 2 April 1971), better known simply as Edmundo, is a Brazilian football pundit and retired footballer who played as a forward. Nicknamed Animal, as a talented yet controversial footballer, he drew attention both for his skill, as well as for his volatile behaviour, both on and off the pitch.Edmundo started his professional career in Vasco da Gama in 1991, making his debut in 1992, where he won the Cariocão Grupo A in 1992. In 1993, he signed with Parmalat football group and moved to Palmeiras, where he was part of the team that won the Brasileirão Série A in 1993 and 1994 and the Paulistão Série A1 in 1993, which ended the club's 17-year major title drought, and 1994, with a loan spell at Parma in 1994. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edmundo has received more than 33,032 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Edmundo is the 1,119th most popular soccer player (up from 1,488th in 2019), the 269th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 312th in 2019) and the 118th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Edmundo ranks 1,119 out of 16,923Before him are Gerald Vanenburg, Raymond Braine, Jacques Santini, Bora Kostić, Eusebio Tejera, and Fernando Riera. After him are Michele Andreolo, Marek Hamšík, Ángel Romano, Dries Mertens, José Sanfilippo, and Juan Bautista Agüero.

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Among people born in 1971, Edmundo ranks 70Before him are Monica Potter, Jennifer Lee, Oliver Riedel, Dino Baggio, Edílson, and Arantxa Sánchez Vicario. After him are Damian Lewis, Chris Hardwick, Paul van Dyk, Howard Webb, Goran Ivanišević, and David Tennant.

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Among people born in Brazil, Edmundo ranks 269 out of 1,947Before him are Felipe Melo (1983), Ary Barroso (1903), Roberto Dinamite (1954), Ruy Barbosa (1849), Luiz Gonzaga (1912), and Antônio Fagundes (1949). After him are David Luiz (1987), Carlos Luz (1894), Bigode (1922), Altair Gomes de Figueiredo (1938), Oswald de Andrade (1890), and Maxwell (1981).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Edmundo ranks 118Before him are Moacir Claudino Pinto (1936), Márcio Amoroso (1974), Ronaldo Rodrigues de Jesus (1965), Nílton de Sordi (1931), Felipe Melo (1983), and Roberto Dinamite (1954). After him are David Luiz (1987), Bigode (1922), Altair Gomes de Figueiredo (1938), Maxwell (1981), Carvalho Leite (1912), and Antônio Carlos Zago (1969).