José Costa

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José Alberto Barroso Machado e Costa (born 31 October 1953) is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a left winger, and is a manager. In 15 Primeira Liga seasons – 16 as a professional in total – he amassed totals of 301 matches and 37 goals in representation of four teams, mostly Porto. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of José Costa has received more than 2,840 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). José Costa is the 2,225th most popular soccer player (up from 2,334th in 2019), the 272nd most popular biography from Portugal (down from 242nd in 2019) and the 31st most popular Portuguese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, José Costa ranks 2,225 out of 16,923. Before him are Víctor Espárrago, Manfred Burgsmüller, Darko Kovačević, Takeshi Okada, Eliseo Mouriño, and Marco Coll. After him are Martín Cáceres, Jean Dockx, Fernando Gago, David Ospina, Sven Jacobsson, and Periko Alonso.

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Among people born in 1953, José Costa ranks 228Before him are Thomas Friedman, Mohammed Waheed Hassan, Hiroyuki Usui, Sylvia Chang, Patti Scialfa, and Riek Machar. After him are Periko Alonso, Pat Torpey, Boris Grebenshchikov, Oscar Alberto Ortiz, Zoran Janković, and Ante Čačić.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, José Costa ranks 272 out of 479. Before him are Nuno Bettencourt (1966), Luís de Freitas Branco (1890), Simone de Oliveira (1938), Eugénio de Andrade (1923), Raul Meireles (1983), and Manuel Clemente (1948). After him are Beto (1982), João Pinto (1971), Alfredo Nobre da Costa (1923), Carlos Mota Pinto (1936), José Luandino Vieira (1935), and Pedro Santana Lopes (1956).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, José Costa ranks 31Before him are António Simões (1943), José Augusto (1937), Humberto Coelho (1950), Tiago Mendes (1981), Nené (1949), and Raul Meireles (1983). After him are Beto (1982), João Pinto (1971), Simão Sabrosa (1979), Hugo Almeida (1984), Costinha (1974), and Paulo Ferreira (1979).