João Pinto

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João Manuel Vieira Pinto CvIH (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈʒwɐ̃w̃ ˈpĩtu]; born 19 August 1971) is a Portuguese retired professional footballer who played mostly as a forward. Blessed with playmaking and goalscoring ability, he made his name mostly at a domestic level and as a key figure in the Portuguese national team's "Golden Generation", collecting 152 caps and scoring 47 goals all categories comprised (81/23 for the senior team alone) and representing the country in one World Cup and two European Championships. At the club level, Pinto started his career with Boavista, but it was mainly associated with two of the biggest clubs in the country, Benfica and Sporting, with which he won one Primeira Liga each for a total of six major titles combined. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of João Pinto has received more than 55,828 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). João Pinto is the 2,248th most popular soccer player (up from 2,417th in 2019), the 274th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 246th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Portuguese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, João Pinto ranks 2,248 out of 16,923. Before him are Gheorghe Albu, Kakhi Asatiani, Nwankwo Kanu, Masako Yoshida, Taribo West, and Beto. After him are Ashley Cole, Gunder Bengtsson, Iuliu Baratky, Guillermo Amor, Ahmed Radhi, and Kasper Schmeichel.

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Among people born in 1971, João Pinto ranks 138Before him are Max Martin, Joel McHale, Bridget Moynahan, Benedict Wong, Mario Abdo Benítez, and Moritz Bleibtreu. After him are Gad Elmaleh, Sergi Bruguera, Shawn Wayans, Corey Haim, Mary J. Blige, and Jim Root.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, João Pinto ranks 274 out of 479. Before him are Simone de Oliveira (1938), Eugénio de Andrade (1923), Raul Meireles (1983), Manuel Clemente (1948), José Costa (1953), and Beto (1982). After him are Alfredo Nobre da Costa (1923), Carlos Mota Pinto (1936), José Luandino Vieira (1935), Pedro Santana Lopes (1956), Simão Sabrosa (1979), and Hugo Almeida (1984).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, João Pinto ranks 33Before him are Humberto Coelho (1950), Tiago Mendes (1981), Nené (1949), Raul Meireles (1983), José Costa (1953), and Beto (1982). After him are Simão Sabrosa (1979), Hugo Almeida (1984), Costinha (1974), Paulo Ferreira (1979), João Moutinho (1986), and Hélder Postiga (1982).