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Geovani Faria da Silva

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Geovani Faria da Silva (born 6 April 1964 in Vitória), referred to simply as Geovani Silva or Geovani, is a Brazilian former footballer who played as a midfielder.He began his career at 16 in Desportiva Ferroviária. In 1983, he was transferred to Vasco da Gama, where he became famous, playing alongside the likes of Romário and Roberto Dinamite. He represented Brazil at the 1983 FIFA World Youth Championship, where he became the top scorer, and was also elected as the best player of the tournament. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Geovani Faria da Silva has received more than 44,564 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Geovani Faria da Silva is the 5,689th most popular soccer player (down from 5,013th in 2019), the 888th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 816th in 2019) and the 494th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Geovani Faria da Silva ranks 5,689 out of 16,880Before him are Zdravko Kuzmanović, Takeshi Watanabe, Billy Bingham, Jan Åge Fjørtoft, Gert Engels, and Robert Green. After him are Ishak Belfodil, Kylian Hazard, Jean Makoun, José Van Tuyne, Nenad Maslovar, and Fábio.

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Among people born in 1964, Geovani Faria da Silva ranks 532Before him are Roberto Vittori, Sevil Shhaideh, Lee Evans, Thomas Brussig, Peter Blangé, and Levon Julfalakyan. After him are Valery Salov, Greg Mottola, Laurent Fournier, Siriporn Ampaipong, Carmel Busuttil, and Nikolay Iliev.

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Among people born in Brazil, Geovani Faria da Silva ranks 888 out of 2,067Before him are Luís Müller (1961), Carolina Dieckmann (1978), Alexandre Borges (1966), Marcelo Gonçalves Costa Lopes (1966), Willian José (1991), and Claudia Leitte (1980). After him are Fábio (1980), Bruno (1984), Carlos Eugênio Simon (1965), Milton Mendes (1965), João W. Nery (1950), and José Carlos da Costa Araújo (1962).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Geovani Faria da Silva ranks 494Before him are Zeca (1946), Felipe Santana (1986), Fábio Rochemback (1981), Luís Müller (1961), Marcelo Gonçalves Costa Lopes (1966), and Willian José (1991). After him are Fábio (1980), Bruno (1984), Milton Mendes (1965), José Carlos da Costa Araújo (1962), Acácio (1959), and Diego Tardelli (1985).