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Alessandro Rosa Vieira (born 8 June 1977), known as Falcão, is a Brazilian retired professional futsal player. He is known for his flashy and potent dribbling skills and a powerful and accurate left foot.He is also the world's all-time leading goalscorer in men's international matches. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Falcão has received more than 39,181 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Falcão is the 3,882nd most popular soccer player (down from 2,664th in 2019), the 695th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 484th in 2019) and the 372nd most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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  • 2.56

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Among soccer players, Falcão ranks 3,882 out of 16,923. Before him are Daniele Rugani, Balázs Dzsudzsák, Nasko Sirakov, Fábio Simplício, Giuseppe Rossi, and Kevin Strootman. After him are Miguel Pardeza, Adnan Al Talyani, Jia Xiuquan, Henrik Andersen, Aksel V. Johannesen, and Jonathan Zebina.

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Among people born in 1977, Falcão ranks 172Before him are Emilíana Torrini, Johann Vogel, Antonio Mateu Lahoz, Saša Ilić, Fabrício Werdum, and Mehmet Aurélio. After him are Diego Placente, Jerry Trainor, Fábio Júnior, Axwell, Rebecca Mader, and Francesco Coco.

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Among people born in Brazil, Falcão ranks 695 out of 1,947. Before him are Gabriel Barbosa (1996), Carlinhos Brown (1962), Magno Alves (1976), Fabrício Werdum (1977), Mehmet Aurélio (1977), and Fábio Simplício (1979). After him are Digão (1985), Fábio Júnior (1977), Viola (1969), Cristiano da Matta (1973), Paulo Henrique Ganso (1989), and Capone (1972).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Falcão ranks 372Before him are Alex (1982), Moacir Rodrigues Santos (1970), Gabriel Barbosa (1996), Magno Alves (1976), Mehmet Aurélio (1977), and Fábio Simplício (1979). After him are Digão (1985), Fábio Júnior (1977), Viola (1969), Paulo Henrique Ganso (1989), Capone (1972), and Fernando (1987).

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