Gianluca Pagliuca

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Gianluca Pagliuca (Italian pronunciation: [dʒanˈluːka paʎˈʎuːka]; born 18 December 1966) is an Italian football coach and former professional goalkeeper. He is regarded by pundits as one of the greatest goalkeepers of his generation, and one of Italy's best keepers ever. Throughout his career, he played for Sampdoria, Inter, Bologna, and Ascoli in Italy, winning several domestic and international trophies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gianluca Pagliuca has received more than 500,969 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Gianluca Pagliuca is the 516th most popular soccer player (up from 657th in 2019), the 1,806th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,956th in 2019) and the 41st most popular Italian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Gianluca Pagliuca ranks 516 out of 16,923Before him are Thomas Müller, Nicolas Anelka, Pierino Prati, Emerich Jenei, Giuseppe Bergomi, and Hidetoshi Nakata. After him are Yoshinobu Ishii, Alain Giresse, Héctor Rial, Nobuo Matsunaga, Zdeněk Zeman, and Javier Clemente.

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Among people born in 1966, Gianluca Pagliuca ranks 43Before him are Jon Favreau, John Cusack, J. J. Abrams, Dean Cain, Erdoğan Atalay, and Paulo Futre. After him are Janet Jackson, Yoshihiro Togashi, Cecilia Bartoli, Dejan Savićević, Alex Zanardi, and Rick Astley.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gianluca Pagliuca ranks 1,806 out of 4,088Before him are Paolo Sorrentino (1970), Andrea Sacchi (1599), Moschus (-200), Domenico Fetti (1589), Gioachino Greco (1590), and Elio de Angelis (1958). After him are Archduke Johann Salvator of Austria (1852), Arturo Merzario (1943), Marino Marini (1901), Walter Zenga (1960), Humbert III, Count of Savoy (1136), and Archduke Ferdinand Karl Joseph of Austria-Este (1781).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Gianluca Pagliuca ranks 41Before him are Nereo Rocco (1912), Gianfranco Zola (1966), Gianluca Vialli (1964), Emilio Caprile (1928), Pierino Prati (1946), and Giuseppe Bergomi (1963). After him are Mario Corso (1941), Tarcisio Burgnich (1939), Roberto Boninsegna (1943), Christian Vieri (1973), Enrico Albertosi (1939), and Ardico Magnini (1928).