Franco Baresi

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Franco Baresi

Franco Baresi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈfraŋko baˈreːzi; -eːsi]; born 8 May 1960) is an Italian football youth team coach and a former player and manager. He mainly played as a sweeper or as a central defender, and spent his entire 20-year career with Serie A club Milan, captaining the club for 15 seasons. He is considered one of the greatest defenders of all-time and was ranked 19th in World Soccer magazine's list of the 100 greatest players of the 20th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franco Baresi has received more than 1,166,140 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 100th most popular soccer player.

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Among soccer players, Franco Baresi ranks 100 out of 13,233Before him are Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório, Zoltán Czibor, Juan Alberto Schiaffino, Denis Law, José Altafini, and Luis Monti. After him are Eric Cantona, José Leandro Andrade, Hristo Stoichkov, Kunishige Kamamoto, Andriy Shevchenko, and Gunnar Gren.

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Among people born in 1960, Franco Baresi ranks 18Before him are Colin Firth, Joachim Löw, Pierluigi Collina, Tilda Swinton, Hugh Grant, and Prince Andrew, Duke of York. After him are Ivan Lendl, Roland Ratzenberger, Bono, Hugo Weaving, Rudi Völler, and Kim Ki-duk.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Franco Baresi ranks 921 out of 3,282Before him are Isabella of Aragon, Duchess of Milan (1470), Beatrice I, Countess of Burgundy (1143), Rustichello da Pisa (1290), Beatrice of Naples (1457), Giancarlo Giannini (1942), and Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt (1668). After him are Francesco Guicciardini (1483), Rocco Siffredi (1964), Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1700), Charles Felix of Sardinia (1765), Salvator Rosa (1615), and Roger de Flor (1267).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Franco Baresi ranks 11Before him are Roberto Baggio (1967), Paolo Rossi (1956), Giacinto Facchetti (1942), Francesco Totti (1976), Silvio Piola (1913), and Gianni Rivera (1943). After him are Luigi Riva (1944), Fabio Cannavaro (1973), Filippo Inzaghi (1973), Lorenzo Buffon (1929), Sandro Mazzola (1942), and Andrea Pirlo (1979).

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