Giampiero Boniperti

1928 - 2021

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Giampiero Boniperti (Italian pronunciation: [dʒamˈpjɛːro boniˈpɛrti]; 4 July 1928 – 18 June 2021) was an Italian footballer who played his entire 15-season career at Juventus between 1946 and 1961, winning five Serie A titles and two Coppa Italia titles. He also played for the Italy national team at international level and took part in the 1950 and 1954 FIFA World Cup finals, as well as the 1952 Summer Olympics with Italy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giampiero Boniperti has received more than 334,051 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Giampiero Boniperti is the 201st most popular soccer player (down from 150th in 2019), the 1,153rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,123rd in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Italian Soccer Player.

Giampiero Boniperti is most famous for his career with Juventus. He was the captain of the club for many years and helped them win the Serie A title in 1947, 1952, 1953, and back-to-back titles in 1955 and 1956. He is the club's all-time leading scorer with 216 goals.

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Among soccer players, Giampiero Boniperti ranks 201 out of 21,273Before him are Antonio Conte, Enrique Ballestrero, Amancio Amaro, Hiroaki Sato, Edgar Davids, and Teófilo Cubillas. After him are Manuel Neuer, René van de Kerkhof, Samuel Eto'o, Yozo Aoki, Ernesto Valverde, and Gino Colaussi.

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Among people born in 1928, Giampiero Boniperti ranks 62Before him are Li Peng, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Elliott Erwitt, Carl Woese, Jacques Rivette, and Hardy Krüger. After him are Gene Sharp, Joe Jackson, Musa al-Sadr, Hans Modrow, Manfred Rommel, and Osamu Shimomura. Among people deceased in 2021, Giampiero Boniperti ranks 55Before him are Hissène Habré, Ei-ichi Negishi, Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, Betty White, George Jung, and Noah Gordon. After him are Jean-Claude Carrière, Toshihide Maskawa, E. O. Wilson, Abimael Guzmán, Michel Fourniret, and Larry King.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giampiero Boniperti ranks 1,153 out of 5,161Before him are Francesco Geminiani (1687), Constantius Gallus (325), Erasmo of Narni (1370), Bianca Cappello (1548), Saint Maurus (512), and Gaius Claudius Glaber (-200). After him are Antipope Ursicinus (400), Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921), Maria Theresa of Austria (1767), Giovanni Leone (1908), Brunetto Latini (1220), and Drusus Julius Caesar (-13).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Giampiero Boniperti ranks 22Before him are Filippo Inzaghi (1973), Sandro Mazzola (1942), Gianluca Vialli (1964), Vittorio Pozzo (1886), Andrea Pirlo (1979), and Antonio Conte (1969). After him are Gino Colaussi (1914), Alessandro Costacurta (1966), Gaetano Scirea (1953), Lorenzo Buffon (1929), Alessandro Nesta (1976), and Angelo Schiavio (1905).