Gylmar dos Santos Neves

1930 - 2013

Gylmar dos Santos Neves

Gylmar dos Santos Neves (Brazilian Portuguese: [ʒiwˈmaɾ duˈsɐ̃tus ˈnɛvis]; 22 August 1930 – 25 August 2013) known simply as Gilmar (with an i), 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.In the book by Alex Bellos, Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life, it is reported that Gilmar is named after his parents, Gilberto and Maria. Gilmar was the starting goalkeeper for Pelé's world-famous 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 130,579 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 80th most popular soccer player.

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Among soccer players, Gylmar dos Santos Neves ranks 80 out of 13,233Before him are Mario Kempes, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Zito, Telmo Zarra, Francesco Totti, and Rivaldo. After him are Ernesto Valverde, Lucien Laurent, Silvio Piola, Ivica Osim, George Weah, and Alcides Ghiggia.

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Among people born in 1930, Gylmar dos Santos Neves ranks 49Before him are Yves Chauvin, Zhores Alferov, John Young, Tippi Hedren, Carlos Menem, and Robert Aumann. After him are Félix Guattari, Lorin Maazel, Derek Walcott, Robert Wagner, Reinhard Selten, and Adunis. Among people deceased in 2013, Gylmar dos Santos Neves ranks 33Before him are Heinrich Rohrer, Robert Coleman Richardson, Georges Moustaki, Jovanka Broz, Rochus Misch, and Ray Manzarek. After him are Jang Song-thaek, Manfred Rommel, Jerome Karle, Ieng Sary, Jesús Franco, and Ronald Dworkin.

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Among people born in Brazil, Gylmar dos Santos Neves ranks 46 out of 1,296Before him are Carlos Alberto Parreira (1943), Roberto Carlos (1973), Zito (1932), Juscelino Kubitschek (1902), Gilberto Gil (1942), and Rivaldo (1972). After him are Roberto Carlos (1941), Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil (1846), Caetano Veloso (1942), Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório (1943), José Altafini (1938), and Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1931).