SOCCER PLAYER

Godfrey Chitalu

1947 - 1993

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Godfrey Chitalu nicknamed Ucar (22 October 1947 – 27 April 1993) was a Zambian footballer who played as a forward. He is widely regarded as the greatest Zambian player of all time as he holds his national team's goalscoring record and was voted Zambian footballer of the year five times. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Godfrey Chitalu has received more than 196,777 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Godfrey Chitalu is the 1,542nd most popular soccer player (down from 1,480th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Zambia (up from 6th in 2019) and the most popular Zambian Soccer Player.

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Godfrey Chitalu ranks 1,542 out of 16,923Before him are Kees Rijvers, Léon Semmeling, Ruy Ramos, Francisco Rodrigues, Hristo Bonev, and Walter Mazzarri. After him are Moderato Wisintainer, Boris Paichadze, Nils Axelsson, Juan Cuadrado, Heleno de Freitas, and Anatoliy Tymoshchuk.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1947, Godfrey Chitalu ranks 307Before him are Drew Gilpin Faust, Joseph Daul, Robert M. Parker Jr., Jimmy Bain, Don Felder, and Hristo Bonev. After him are Vladimir Georgiyevich Titov, Rikky von Opel, Theo de Jong, Omar Larrosa, Aram I, and Apasra Hongsakula. Among people deceased in 1993, Godfrey Chitalu ranks 142Before him are Karl Mai, Guido del Mestri, Béla Sárosi, Erich Leinsdorf, Edward Bernard Raczyński, and Masuji Ibuse. After him are Jiří Hájek, Fred Gwynne, Đuro Kurepa, Cesar Chavez, Eugen Suchoň, and Roy Raymond.

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In Zambia

Among people born in Zambia, Godfrey Chitalu ranks 5 out of 31Before him are Wilbur Smith (1933), Kenneth Kaunda (1924), Stanley Fischer (1943), and Michael Sata (1937). After him are Edgar Lungu (1956), Frederick Chiluba (1943), Medardo Joseph Mazombwe (1931), Levy Mwanawasa (1948), Denise Scott Brown (1931), Kalusha Bwalya (1963), and Guy Scott (1944).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Zambia

Among soccer players born in Zambia, Godfrey Chitalu ranks 1After him are Kalusha Bwalya (1963), Christopher Katongo (1982), Emmanuel Mayuka (1990), Jacob Mulenga (1984), Given Singuluma (1986), James Chamanga (1980), Rainford Kalaba (1986), Kennedy Mweene (1984), Patson Daka (1998), Stoppila Sunzu (1989), and Chisamba Lungu (1991).