SOCCER PLAYER

Gylmar dos Santos Neves

1930 - 2013

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Gylmar dos Santos Neves (Brazilian Portuguese: [ʒiwˈmaɾ duˈsɐ̃tus ˈnɛvis]; 22 August 1930 – 25 August 2013), known simply as Gilmar, was a Brazilian footballer who played goalkeeper for Corinthians and Santos and was a member of the Brazil national team in three World Cups. He was elected the best Brazilian goalkeeper of the 20th century and one of the best in the world by the IFFHS. He is remembered for his sober style on the pitch and his peaceful personality.Alex Bellos says in his book Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life that Gilmar is named after his parents, Gilberto and Maria. Gilmar was the starting goalkeeper for Pelé's Santos and Brazilian national teams of the 1960s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gylmar dos Santos Neves has received more than 177,231 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Gylmar dos Santos Neves is the 86th most popular soccer player (down from 80th in 2019), the 43rd most popular biography from Brazil (up from 45th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Soccer Player.

Gylmar dos Santos Neves is most famous for being a Brazilian footballer who played as a goalkeeper for the Brazilian national team.

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Gylmar dos Santos Neves ranks 86 out of 16,880Before him are Francesco Totti, Kazuyoshi Miura, Eric Cantona, Guillermo Stábile, Bebeto, and Jean-Pierre Adams. After him are Miguel Muñoz, Helenio Herrera, Denis Law, Roberto Mancini, René Higuita, and Udo Lattek.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1930, Gylmar dos Santos Neves ranks 49Before him are Tippi Hedren, Lorin Maazel, Ali al-Sistani, Carlos Kleiber, Yves Chauvin, and Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon. After him are Adunis, Moustapha Akkad, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Reinhard Selten, David Dacko, and Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen. Among people deceased in 2013, Gylmar dos Santos Neves ranks 37Before him are Jang Song-thaek, Erich Priebke, Richard Griffiths, Jovanka Broz, Boris Berezovsky, and Ray Manzarek. After him are James M. Buchanan, Ieng Sary, Ronald Dworkin, Jerome Karle, Nagisa Oshima, and Jesús Franco.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Gylmar dos Santos Neves ranks 43 out of 2,067Before him are Nílton Santos (1925), Alberto Santos-Dumont (1873), Arthur Friedenreich (1892), Leônidas (1913), Rivaldo (1972), and Bebeto (1964). After him are Juscelino Kubitschek (1902), Roberto Carlos (1941), Paulo Roberto Falcão (1953), Zito (1932), Neymar (1992), and Dani Alves (1983).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Brazil

Among soccer players born in Brazil, Gylmar dos Santos Neves ranks 21Before him are Jairzinho (1944), Nílton Santos (1925), Arthur Friedenreich (1892), Leônidas (1913), Rivaldo (1972), and Bebeto (1964). After him are Paulo Roberto Falcão (1953), Zito (1932), Neymar (1992), Dani Alves (1983), Cafu (1970), and Kaká (1982).