Javier Zanetti

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Javier Adelmar Zanetti (Spanish pronunciation: [xaˈβjeɾ saˈneti]; born 10 August 1973) is an Argentine former professional footballer. He is regarded as one of the best players of his generation, and is especially well known for having dedicated almost his entire career at Inter Milan, having a key role in the historic treble-winning 2009–10 season. Zanetti was known for his versatility as well as his adeptness on both the left and right wing, having played mostly as a full-back or wing-back on both flanks, but also spending considerable time as a midfielder. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Javier Zanetti has received more than 2,811,514 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Javier Zanetti is the 172nd most popular soccer player (up from 206th in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from Argentina (up from 52nd in 2019) and the 12th most popular Argentinean Soccer Player.

Javier Zanetti is a retired Argentine footballer who played as a left-back. He spent his entire professional career at Inter Milan, where he won 16 trophies, including five Serie A titles and the UEFA Champions League. Zanetti is the most decorated player in the history of Inter Milan and the most capped player in the history of the Italian national team. He is widely regarded as one of the best defenders of his generation.

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Among soccer players, Javier Zanetti ranks 172 out of 21,273Before him are Laurent Blanc, Oldřich Nejedlý, Gianluca Vialli, Luis Monti, Kazuyoshi Miura, and József Bozsik. After him are Carles Puyol, Felix Magath, Osamu Yamaji, Lilian Thuram, Peter Shilton, and Stjepan Bobek.

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Among people born in 1973, Javier Zanetti ranks 7Before him are Aishwarya Rai, Roberto Carlos, Paul Walker, Monica Lewinsky, Fabio Cannavaro, and Filippo Inzaghi. After him are Zuzana Čaputová, Thomas Tuchel, Edgar Davids, Dida, Adrien Brody, and Jan Koller.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Javier Zanetti ranks 39 out of 1,154Before him are Richard Walther Darré (1895), Reynaldo Bignone (1928), Mauricio Macri (1959), Carlos Reutemann (1942), Ernesto Sabato (1911), and Luis Monti (1901). After him are Roberto Eduardo Viola (1924), Fernando de la Rúa (1937), Lucio Fontana (1899), César Pelli (1926), Juan Manuel de Rosas (1793), and Carlos Bilardo (1938).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Argentina

Among soccer players born in Argentina, Javier Zanetti ranks 12Before him are Gabriel Batistuta (1969), Guillermo Stábile (1905), Daniel Passarella (1953), Helenio Herrera (1910), César Luis Menotti (1938), and Luis Monti (1901). After him are Carlos Bilardo (1938), Raimundo Orsi (1901), Ramón Díaz (1959), Francisco Varallo (1910), Osvaldo Ardiles (1952), and Gerardo Martino (1962).