Georgi Asparuhov

1943 - 1971

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Georgi Asparuhov Rangelov (Bulgarian: Георги Аспарухов Рангелов; 4 May 1943 – 30 June 1971), nicknamed Gundi, was a Bulgarian footballer who played as a striker. A prolific forward of his generation, Asparuhov was renowned for his finishing, technique and heading ability. He was voted the best Bulgarian footballer of the 20th century and Europe's 40th best player of the century, a position shared with Paolo Rossi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georgi Asparuhov has received more than 97,915 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Georgi Asparuhov is the 838th most popular soccer player (up from 853rd in 2019), the 99th most popular biography from Bulgaria (up from 103rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Bulgarian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Georgi Asparuhov ranks 838 out of 16,923Before him are Luis Fernández, Todor Veselinović, Akira Nishino, Anatoly Tarasov, Antonio Rattín, and Jorge Campos. After him are Louis Van Hege, César Sampaio, Fernando Gomes, Oleh Protasov, Klaus Augenthaler, and Maicon Sisenando.

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Among people born in 1943, Georgi Asparuhov ranks 200Before him are Boris Gromov, Larry Clark, Edward L. G. Bowell, Alan Wilson, Walter Godefroot, and Dick Taylor. After him are Richard S. Hamilton, J. T. Walsh, Pak Doo-ik, Emile Ardolino, Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu, and Paul Freeman. Among people deceased in 1971, Georgi Asparuhov ranks 84Before him are Gregorio Pietro Agagianian, Bella Darvi, Fritz von Opel, Pope Cyril VI of Alexandria, Mikhail Yangel, and Mikhail Romm. After him are Aleksandr Tvardovsky, Andrey Andreyevich Andreyev, Vikram Sarabhai, Philo Farnsworth, Ignazio Giunti, and Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen.

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In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Georgi Asparuhov ranks 99 out of 313Before him are Dobri Dobrev (1914), Malamir of Bulgaria (810), Boris Gaganelov (1941), Mitso Asen of Bulgaria (1300), Ahmed Cevdet Pasha (1822), and John Vitéz (1408). After him are Dimitar Blagoev (1856), Dimitar Penev (1945), Paisius of Hilendar (1722), Maxim of Bulgaria (1914), Anna Tomowa-Sintow (1941), and Philipp Kirkorov (1967).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Bulgaria

Among soccer players born in Bulgaria, Georgi Asparuhov ranks 3Before him are Hristo Stoichkov (1966) and Boris Gaganelov (1941). After him are Dimitar Penev (1945), Petar Zhekov (1944), Krasimir Balakov (1966), Dimitar Berbatov (1981), Emil Kostadinov (1967), Trifon Ivanov (1965), Ivan Dimitrov (1935), Hristo Bonev (1947), and Yordan Letchkov (1967).