Grzegorz Lato

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Grzegorz Bolesław Lato (born 8 April 1950) is a Polish former professional footballer and manager who played as a winger. He was a member of Poland's golden generation of football players who rose to fame in the 1970s and early 80s. Over a decade, he represented Poland at five major tournaments starting with Gold at the 1972 Summer Olympic Games in Munich and ending with a third-place finish at the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Grzegorz Lato has received more than 241,349 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Grzegorz Lato is the 155th most popular soccer player (up from 173rd in 2019), the 192nd most popular biography from Poland (up from 231st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Polish Soccer Player.

Grzegorz Lato is most famous for being a former Polish footballer who was a member of the Polish national team that won the gold medal in the 1972 Summer Olympics.

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Among soccer players, Grzegorz Lato ranks 155 out of 16,923Before him are Saizo Saito, Aimé Jacquet, Kaká, Oldřich Nejedlý, Edgar Davids, and Iker Casillas. After him are Hiroaki Sato, René Higuita, Hirokazu Ninomiya, Helmut Rahn, Kazu Naoki, and Cafu.

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Among people born in 1950, Grzegorz Lato ranks 32Before him are Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Jussi Adler-Olsen, Néstor Kirchner, William Hurt, Flavio Briatore, and Suzi Quatro. After him are Daniel Auteuil, Morgan Fairchild, Jörg Haider, Ken Shimura, Chris Norman, and Julie Walters.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Grzegorz Lato ranks 192 out of 1,231Before him are Ida Haendel (1928), Mordechai Anielewicz (1919), Witold Lutosławski (1913), Theresa Kunegunda Sobieska (1676), Alexander von Falkenhausen (1878), and Emil Ludwig (1881). After him are Catherine Opalińska (1680), Frederick I of Württemberg (1754), John I Albert (1459), Stanisława Walasiewicz (1911), Bolesław III Wrymouth (1086), and Hans-Jürgen Stumpff (1889).


Among soccer players born in Poland, Grzegorz Lato ranks 2Before him are Miroslav Klose (1978). After him are Udo Lattek (1935), Zbigniew Boniek (1956), Sepp Piontek (1940), Robert Lewandowski (1988), Kazimierz Deyna (1947), Ernst Wilimowski (1916), Lukas Podolski (1985), Włodzimierz Lubański (1947), Jerzy Dudek (1973), and Andrzej Szarmach (1950).