Ivan Kolev

1930 - 2005

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Ivan Petkov Kolev (Bulgarian: Иван Петков Колев) (Plovdiv 1 November 1930 – 1 July 2005) was a Bulgarian football player and coach. He represented Bulgaria at both the 1962 FIFA World Cup and the 1966 FIFA World Cup, He also played for the Bulgarian Olympic team and won a bronze medal at the 1956 Summer Olympics. Kolev played for Sportist Sofia from 1945 to 1948, VVS Sofia from 1949 to 1950, CSKA from 1950 to 1967 (304 matches, 90 goals in A PFG) and Sliven in 1967/68 season. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivan Kolev has received more than 6,865 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Ivan Kolev is the 2,780th most popular soccer player (down from 1,884th in 2019), the 193rd most popular biography from Bulgaria (down from 162nd in 2019) and the 19th most popular Bulgarian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Ivan Kolev ranks 2,780 out of 21,273Before him are Ferenc Machos, Sergi Barjuán, Adnan Al Talyani, Dinko Dermendzhiev, Alfred Teinitzer, and Pedro Solé. After him are Nikola Kalinić, Johann Urbanek, Stipe Pletikosa, Aleksandar Shalamanov, Jesús María Zamora, and Miloš Krasić.

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Among people born in 1930, Ivan Kolev ranks 391Before him are Polly Bergen, Christian Tumi, Cristóbal Halffter, Kei Kumai, Françoise Mallet-Joris, and Jean Tabary. After him are Sigvard Ericsson, Bayram Şit, David Amram, Aureliano Bolognesi, Alphonse Alley, and Christian Schwarz-Schilling. Among people deceased in 2005, Ivan Kolev ranks 237Before him are Natalya Meklin, George Gerbner, Luis Adolfo Siles Salinas, Shirley Chisholm, Klara Luchko, and Brock Peters. After him are César Lattes, Ilse Werner, Eugénio de Andrade, Aulis Kallakorpi, Atef Sedky, and Isabella Bashmakova.

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In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Ivan Kolev ranks 193 out of 415Before him are Ivan Evstratiev Geshov (1849), Aleksandr Panayotov Aleksandrov (1951), Ivan Dimitrov (1935), Yordanka Blagoeva (1947), Sophronius of Vratsa (1739), and Dinko Dermendzhiev (1941). After him are Aleksandar Shalamanov (1941), Dragan Tsankov (1828), Teodor Teodorov (1859), Dora Gabe (1888), Yordan Yovkov (1880), and Dimitar Dobrev (1931).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Bulgaria

Among soccer players born in Bulgaria, Ivan Kolev ranks 19Before him are Lyuboslav Penev (1966), Dobromir Zhechev (1942), Ivan Davidov (1943), Stefan Bozhkov (1923), Ivan Dimitrov (1935), and Dinko Dermendzhiev (1941). After him are Aleksandar Shalamanov (1941), Boris Gaganelov (1941), Georgi Slavkov (1958), Borislav Mikhailov (1963), Ivan Vutsov (1939), and Nasko Sirakov (1962).