Giovanni Silva de Oliveira

1972 - Today

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Giovanni Silva de Oliveira (born 4 February 1972), better known as Giovanni, is a Brazilian football manager and former player. A versatile playmaker, his natural and favorite position was as an attacking midfielder, but he could also play as a forward, being an exceptional goalscorer. He was predominantly known for his world-class technique, his exceptional dribbling skills, and his outstanding flair and creativity on the ball, which saw him employ a variety of crafty moves, as well as his passing accuracy and goalscoring ability. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Silva de Oliveira has received more than 340,781 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Giovanni Silva de Oliveira is the 2,397th most popular soccer player (up from 2,493rd in 2019), the 504th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 459th in 2019) and the 250th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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  • 2.17

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Among soccer players, Giovanni Silva de Oliveira ranks 2,397 out of 16,923Before him are Mario Bertini, Georges Grün, Masuyo Shiraishi, Joel de Oliveira Monteiro, Aleksandr Ponomarev, and Peter Crouch. After him are Jean Thissen, Luiz Adriano, Hakan Yakin, Hajime Moriyasu, Guillermo Riveros, and Jorge Romo.

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Among people born in 1972, Giovanni Silva de Oliveira ranks 127Before him are Christian Ziege, Victor Ponta, Elissa, Tré Cool, Jacinda Barrett, and Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy, Prince of Venice. After him are Yoo Jae-suk, Romi Park, Michael Rosenbaum, Conchita Martínez, Michael Lucas, and Elyes Fakhfakh.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Giovanni Silva de Oliveira ranks 504 out of 1,947Before him are Américo Castro (1885), Manuel Antônio de Almeida (1831), Beth Carvalho (1946), Eduardo da Silva (1983), Christian Fittipaldi (1971), and Joel de Oliveira Monteiro (1904). After him are Luiz Adriano (1987), Cacau (1981), Luís Mesquita de Oliveira (1911), Mano Menezes (1962), Márcio Melo (1906), and Jaú (1909).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Giovanni Silva de Oliveira ranks 250Before him are Teóphilo Bettencourt Pereira (1900), Marcos Roberto Silveira Reis (1973), Miranda (1984), Jorginho (1991), Eduardo da Silva (1983), and Joel de Oliveira Monteiro (1904). After him are Luiz Adriano (1987), Cacau (1981), Luís Mesquita de Oliveira (1911), Jaú (1909), Heitor Canalli (1910), and Danilo (1991).