Enzo Francescoli

1961 - Today

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Enzo Francescoli Uriarte (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈenso fɾanseˈskoljuˈɾjaɾte]; born 12 November 1961), nicknamed "El Príncipe" ("The Prince"), is a Uruguayan former footballer who played as an attacking midfielder. He is regarded as one of the best playmakers of his generation and as one of Uruguay's and South America's greatest ever players. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Enzo Francescoli has received more than 1,085,641 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. Enzo Francescoli is the 191st most popular soccer player (up from 305th in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Uruguay (up from 22nd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Uruguayan Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Enzo Francescoli ranks 191 out of 21,273Before him are Luis Suárez, Thomas Tuchel, Héctor Castro, Andrea Pirlo, Johnny Rep, and Pedro Cea. After him are José Luis Chilavert, Michael Ballack, Emilio Butragueño, Antonio Conte, Enrique Ballestrero, and Amancio Amaro.

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Among people born in 1961, Enzo Francescoli ranks 27Before him are Joseph Kony, Nastassja Kinski, Samy Naceri, Woody Harrelson, Forest Whitaker, and Laurence Fishburne. After him are Meg Ryan, James Gandolfini, António Costa, Dennis Rodman, Andoni Zubizarreta, and Tim Roth.

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In Uruguay

Among people born in Uruguay, Enzo Francescoli ranks 14 out of 444Before him are Nando Parrado (1949), José Leandro Andrade (1901), Héctor Scarone (1898), Luis Suárez (1987), Héctor Castro (1904), and Óscar Tabárez (1947). After him are Enrique Ballestrero (1905), José Gervasio Artigas (1764), Diego Forlán (1979), José Santamaría (1929), Pedro Rocha (1942), and Alberto Suppici (1898).


Among soccer players born in Uruguay, Enzo Francescoli ranks 8Before him are Alcides Ghiggia (1926), Juan Alberto Schiaffino (1925), José Leandro Andrade (1901), Héctor Scarone (1898), Luis Suárez (1987), and Héctor Castro (1904). After him are Enrique Ballestrero (1905), Diego Forlán (1979), José Santamaría (1929), Pedro Rocha (1942), Alberto Suppici (1898), and Obdulio Varela (1917).