Fabio Cannavaro

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Fabio Cannavaro (Italian pronunciation: [ˈfaːbjo kannaˈvaːro]; born 13 September 1973) is an Italian former professional footballer and current manager of Chinese club Guangzhou. A centre-back, he spent the majority of his career in Italy. He started his career at Napoli before spending seven years at Parma, with whom he won two Coppa Italia titles, the 1999 Supercoppa Italiana, and the 1999 UEFA Cup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fabio Cannavaro has received more than 3,176,430 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Fabio Cannavaro is the 129th most popular soccer player (up from 131st in 2019), the 1,047th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,042nd in 2019) and the 16th most popular Italian Soccer Player.

Fabio Cannavaro is a retired Italian footballer who played as a defender. He is regarded by many as one of the greatest defenders of all time. He played for Napoli, Parma, and Juventus, as well as Inter Milan, Real Madrid, and Al-Ahli Dubai. He won the FIFA World Cup with Italy in 2006, and was awarded the Ballon d'Or in 2006.

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Among soccer players, Fabio Cannavaro ranks 129 out of 16,923Before him are Helmut Schön, Sandro Mazzola, Kunishige Kamamoto, Bert Trautmann, Luis Monti, and Bobby Moore. After him are Jean-Marie Pfaff, Dragan Džajić, Paulino Alcántara, Carlos Valderrama, Günter Netzer, and Edwin van der Sar.

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Among people born in 1973, Fabio Cannavaro ranks 6Before him are Paul Walker, Aishwarya Rai, Monica Lewinsky, Roberto Carlos, and Filippo Inzaghi. After him are Edgar Davids, Javier Zanetti, Zuzana Čaputová, Adrien Brody, Jim Parsons, and Larry Page.

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Among people born in Italy, Fabio Cannavaro ranks 1,047 out of 4,088Before him are Peter Chrysologus (380), Sandro Mazzola (1942), Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus (-220), Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia (1726), Tina Modotti (1896), and Flavio Briatore (1950). After him are Ercole I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (1431), Daniele da Volterra (1509), Michele Ferrero (1925), Vibia Sabina (86), Benedetto Marcello (1686), and Niccolò dell'Abbate (1512).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Fabio Cannavaro ranks 16Before him are Francesco Totti (1976), Gianluigi Buffon (1978), Alessandro Del Piero (1974), Luigi Riva (1944), Filippo Inzaghi (1973), and Sandro Mazzola (1942). After him are Andrea Pirlo (1979), Antonio Conte (1969), Giampiero Boniperti (1928), Vittorio Pozzo (1886), Roberto Mancini (1964), and Gian Piero Gasperini (1958).

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