José Manuel Moreno

1916 - 1978

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José Manuel Moreno Fernández (3 August 1916 — 26 August 1978), nicknamed "El Charro", was an Argentine footballer who played as an inside forward for several clubs in Argentina, Mexico, Chile, and Colombia; for many who saw him play, he is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, even among Diego Maradona, Pelé and Alfredo Di Stéfano, and was the first footballer ever to have won first division league titles in four countries (later players to emulate the feat include Jiri Jarosik and Rivaldo). Moreno was part of the River Plate team known as La Máquina ("The Machine") which dominated Argentine football in the 1940s, and was also a member of the Argentine national team with which he won the South American Championships in 1941 and 1947, being chosen in the latter as the best player of the tournament.He was regarded by many as a complete player. In 1999, he was ranked as the 5th best South American player in the 20th Century (behind Pelé, Maradona, Di Stéfano and Garrincha), and among the 25 best players in the world through a poll by the IFFHS. He was known as a player of great technique, great vision, and lethal in the penalty area. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of José Manuel Moreno has received more than 99,834 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). José Manuel Moreno is the 549th most popular soccer player (down from 450th in 2019), the 111th most popular biography from Argentina (down from 87th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Argentinean Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, José Manuel Moreno ranks 549 out of 16,923Before him are Ricardo Quaresma, Edu Coimbra, Dino Sani, Carlos Bianchi, Juan Román Riquelme, and Carlos José Castilho. After him are Emmanuel Petit, Max Morlock, Hans Schäfer, Mesut Özil, Orlando Peçanha, and Tadahiko Ueda.

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Among people born in 1916, José Manuel Moreno ranks 83Before him are Sterling Hayden, Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann, James Herriot, Yekaterina Budanova, Luigi Comencini, and Julio César Turbay Ayala. After him are Pierre Messmer, Hamani Diori, Hilary Koprowski, Ruth Handler, Alexey Maresyev, and Morris West. Among people deceased in 1978, José Manuel Moreno ranks 69Before him are Gaston Julia, Jean Améry, Jack L. Warner, Joe Davis, Philibert Tsiranana, and Prince Nicholas of Romania. After him are Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia, Max Mallowan, George Maciunas, Karl Lennart Oesch, Fernando Peyroteo, and Diana Budisavljević.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, José Manuel Moreno ranks 111 out of 900Before him are Héctor Rial (1928), Gabriela Sabatini (1970), Victoria Ocampo (1890), Carlos Bianchi (1949), Juan Román Riquelme (1978), and Joseph Kessel (1898). After him are Julio Argentino Roca (1843), Ubaldo Fillol (1950), Onofre Marimón (1923), Jorge Burruchaga (1962), Gato Barbieri (1932), and Alejandra Pizarnik (1936).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Argentina

Among soccer players born in Argentina, José Manuel Moreno ranks 32Before him are Fernando Redondo (1969), Diego Milito (1979), Mauricio Pochettino (1972), Héctor Rial (1928), Carlos Bianchi (1949), and Juan Román Riquelme (1978). After him are Ubaldo Fillol (1950), Jorge Burruchaga (1962), Gerardo Martino (1962), Héctor Yazalde (1946), Silvio Marzolini (1940), and Daniel Bertoni (1955).