Jair da Costa

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Jair da Costa ([ʒa.ˈiʁ da ˈkɔs.ta]; born 9 July 1940), known simply as Jair, is a former Brazilian footballer who played as a right winger. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jair da Costa has received more than 67,627 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Jair da Costa is the 760th most popular soccer player (up from 796th in 2019), the 190th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 194th in 2019) and the 77th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Jair da Costa ranks 760 out of 16,923Before him are Kalle Svensson, Cesc Fàbregas, Ryuzo Hiraki, Bernard Vukas, Kazuhisa Kono, and Jacinto Quincoces. After him are Ernesto Mascheroni, Lothar Emmerich, Roberto Cherro, Gareth Bale, Seiki Ichihara, and Wilson da Silva Piazza.

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Among people born in 1940, Jair da Costa ranks 179Before him are Georgi Ivanov, Shozo Tsugitani, Christoph Blocher, Thelma Schoonmaker, Mohammad-Reza Shajarian, and Jon Elster. After him are Angela Carter, Diane, Duchess of Württemberg, José van Dam, Gösta Pettersson, Louis Pilot, and Nasser Al-Sabah.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Jair da Costa ranks 190 out of 1,947Before him are Manuel Ferraz de Campos Sales (1841), Café Filho (1899), Glauber Rocha (1939), Mazinho (1966), Venceslau Brás (1868), and Vera Fischer (1951). After him are Wilson da Silva Piazza (1943), Diane, Duchess of Württemberg (1940), Hércules Brito Ruas (1939), Lúcio (1978), Xuxa (1963), and Dida (1934).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Jair da Costa ranks 77Before him are Clodoaldo (1949), Dirceu (1952), Friaça (1924), Giovane Élber (1972), Félix Miélli Venerando (1937), and Jorginho (1964). After him are Wilson da Silva Piazza (1943), Hércules Brito Ruas (1939), Lúcio (1978), Dida (1934), Everaldo (1944), and Julinho (1929).