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Fernando Chalana

1959 - 2022

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Fernando Albino de Sousa Chalana (Portuguese pronunciation: [fɨɾˈnɐ̃du ʃɐˈlɐnɐ]; 10 February 1959 – 10 August 2022) was a Portuguese football player and manager. Widely regarded as one of the greatest talents of his era in Portuguese football, the diminutive left winger's main asset was his ball control and dribbling skills.His career, highly troubled by injuries, was mainly spent at Benfica, where he also later worked as a manager. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fernando Chalana has received more than 144,617 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Fernando Chalana is the 2,916th most popular soccer player (up from 3,042nd in 2019), the 325th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 296th in 2019) and the 46th most popular Portuguese Soccer Player.

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  • 17

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  • 5.65

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Among soccer players, Fernando Chalana ranks 2,916 out of 16,880Before him are Héctor Silva, Karel Kolský, Daniel Fonseca, Leandro Paredes, Pavel Sadyrin, and Valdomiro. After him are Gösta Dunker, Stefan Kießling, Dragoslav Mihajlović, José Ramos Delgado, Jozef Chovanec, and Juan Hilario Marrero.

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Among people born in 1959, Fernando Chalana ranks 264Before him are Rodrigo García, Hennadiy Kernes, Aryeh Deri, Stanislaw Tillich, Milcho Manchevski, and Alan Taylor. After him are Flavor Flav, Paula Yates, Maria Guleghina, Kuniharu Nakamoto, Glenn Hysén, and John Sykes. Among people deceased in 2022, Fernando Chalana ranks 319Before him are Manuel Göttsching, Alzhan Zharmukhamedov, Ramsey Lewis, Hudson Austin, Giuseppe Wilson, and Ela Bhatt. After him are James McDivitt, Szilveszter Csollány, Pleun Strik, François Remetter, Ash Carter, and Severino Poletto.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Fernando Chalana ranks 325 out of 555Before him are Madalena Iglésias (1939), Elisa Ferreira (1955), José Luandino Vieira (1935), José Leite de Vasconcelos (1858), Jorge de Sena (1919), and Guerra Junqueiro (1850). After him are Rui Rio (1957), Herberto Hélder (1930), Félix de Avelar Brotero (1744), Aquilino Ribeiro (1885), Hélder Postiga (1982), and Pedro Costa (1958).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, Fernando Chalana ranks 46Before him are Rui Vitória (1970), Simão Sabrosa (1979), Costinha (1974), Ricardo Sá Pinto (1972), Bernardo Silva (1994), and Renato Sanches (1997). After him are Hélder Postiga (1982), Jorge Costa (1971), João Cancelo (1994), António Oliveira (1952), João Félix (1999), and Ricardo (1976).