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Giancarlo Antognoni

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Giancarlo Antognoni (Italian pronunciation: [dʒaŋˈkarlo antoɲˈɲoːni]; born 1 April 1954) is an Italian former professional footballer who played as a midfielder. A skillful and creative offensive playmaker, regarded as one of the best Italian players of all time in his position, he played most of his club career with Fiorentina, with whom they won the Coppa Italia and the Anglo-Italian League Cup in 1975. At international level, he won the 1982 FIFA World Cup with the Italy national team, and he also represented his country at the 1978 FIFA World Cup, and at the 1980 UEFA European Championship, finishing in fourth place on both occasions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giancarlo Antognoni has received more than 157,940 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Giancarlo Antognoni is the 1,112th most popular soccer player (up from 1,245th in 2019), the 2,684th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,641st in 2019) and the 87th most popular Italian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Giancarlo Antognoni ranks 1,112 out of 16,880Before him are Jiří Čadek, Dennis Viollet, Raúl Albiol, David de Gea, Ivica Olić, and José Antonio Reyes. After him are Josip Katalinski, Mats Hummels, Francisco Aramburu, Vladimir Durković, Iñaki Sáez, and Bertil Nordahl.

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Among people born in 1954, Giancarlo Antognoni ranks 153Before him are Thomas de Maizière, Larry Wall, Herbert Hainer, James Pickens Jr., Howard Stern, and Andrés Pastrana Arango. After him are Alice Krige, Norihito, Prince Takamado, Bruce Sterling, Philippa Gregory, Tony Todd, and Margot Wallström.

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Among people born in Italy, Giancarlo Antognoni ranks 2,684 out of 4,668Before him are Pietro Participazio (939), Pino Donaggio (1941), Christoph Bartholomäus Anton Migazzi (1714), Enzo G. Castellari (1938), Tiziano Terzani (1938), and Teodolfo Mertel (1806). After him are Edoardo Amaldi (1908), Giottino (1324), Fabrizio Ravanelli (1968), Giuseppe Acerbi (1773), Geki (1937), and Carlo Cignani (1628).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Giancarlo Antognoni ranks 87Before him are Ugo Locatelli (1916), Franco Causio (1949), Antonio Cabrini (1957), Romano Fogli (1938), Leonardo Bonucci (1987), and Christian Panucci (1973). After him are Massimo Bonini (1959), Pietro Serantoni (1906), Gianni De Biasi (1956), Marco Verratti (1992), Attilio Ferraris (1904), and Roberto Rosato (1943).