Giuseppe Meazza

1910 - 1979

Giuseppe Meazza

Giuseppe "Peppino" Meazza (Italian pronunciation: [dʒuˈzɛppe meˈattsa]; 23 August 1910 – 21 August 1979), also known as il Balilla, was an Italian football manager and player. Throughout his career, he played mainly for Internazionale in the 1930s, scoring 242 goals in 365 games for the club, and winning three Serie A titles, as well as the Coppa Italia; he later also played for local rivals Milan, as well as Turin rivals Juventus, in addition to his spells with Varese and Atalanta. At international level, he led Italy to win two consecutive World Cups: in 1934 on home soil, and in 1938 as captain; he was named to the All-star Team and won the Golden Ball Award at the 1934 World Cup, as the tournament's best player. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giuseppe Meazza has received more than 527,835 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11th most popular soccer player.

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Among soccer players, Giuseppe Meazza ranks 11 out of 13,233Before him are Eusébio, Garrincha, Alfredo Di Stéfano, Franz Beckenbauer, Diego Maradona, and Gerd Müller. After him are George Best, Zinedine Zidane, Bobby Charlton, Michel Platini, Cesare Maldini, and Santiago Bernabéu Yeste.

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Among people born in 1910, Giuseppe Meazza ranks 4Before him are Mother Teresa, Akira Kurosawa, and Jacques Cousteau. After him are Irena Sendler, Gloria Stuart, Django Reinhardt, Robert K. Merton, Ingrid of Sweden, Jean Genet, Konrad Zuse, and Ronald Coase. Among people deceased in 1979, Giuseppe Meazza ranks 4Before him are Josef Mengele, John Wayne, and Herbert Marcuse. After him are Talcott Parsons, Jean Renoir, Nino Rota, Jean Monnet, Dennis Gabor, Sándor Kocsis, Mika Waltari, and Hanna Reitsch.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giuseppe Meazza ranks 245 out of 3,282Before him are Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710), Michelangelo Antonioni (1912), Paolo Uccello (1475), Valentinian III (419), Cimabue (1240), and Bernardo Bertolucci (1941). After him are Farinelli (1705), Sergio Mattarella (1941), Benvenuto Cellini (1500), Didius Julianus (133), Pope Julius I (300), and Alberto Giacometti (1901).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Giuseppe Meazza ranks 1After him are Cesare Maldini (1932), Gianluigi Buffon (1978), Paolo Maldini (1968), Roberto Baggio (1967), Paolo Rossi (1956), Giacinto Facchetti (1942), Francesco Totti (1976), Silvio Piola (1913), Gianni Rivera (1943), Franco Baresi (1960), and Luigi Riva (1944).

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