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Juan Alberto Schiaffino

1925 - 2002

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Juan Alberto "Pepe" Schiaffino Villano (Italian pronunciation: [skjafˈfiːno]; 28 July 1925 – 13 November 2002) was an Italian-Uruguayan football player who played as an attacking midfielder or forward. A highly skilful and creative playmaker, at club level, he played for CA Peñarol in Uruguay, and for A.C. Milan, and Roma in Italy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Juan Alberto Schiaffino has received more than 184,192 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Juan Alberto Schiaffino is the 130th most popular soccer player (down from 99th in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Uruguay (down from 6th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Uruguayan Soccer Player.

Juan Alberto Schiaffino is most famous for being a Uruguayan footballer who played as a striker for the Uruguay national team.

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Among soccer players, Juan Alberto Schiaffino ranks 130 out of 16,880Before him are Kaká, Miroslav Klose, Robert Lewandowski, Daniel Passarella, Didier Drogba, and Héctor Scarone. After him are Edwin van der Sar, Andrés Iniesta, Alessandro Del Piero, Dragan Džajić, Sandro Mazzola, and Tostão.

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Among people born in 1925, Juan Alberto Schiaffino ranks 61Before him are Bülent Ecevit, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Jean Tinguely, Ieng Sary, Michele Ferrero, and Alain Touraine. After him are Celia Cruz, Frei Otto, Dick Van Dyke, Claude Lanzmann, Francisco Álvarez Martínez, and Baruch Samuel Blumberg. Among people deceased in 2002, Juan Alberto Schiaffino ranks 32Before him are Fritz Walter, James Tobin, Jonas Savimbi, Raf Vallone, Abu Nidal, and Alexander Prokhorov. After him are Ne Win, Zizinho, George Porter, John Gotti, Max Perutz, and Eduardo Chillida.

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In Uruguay

Among people born in Uruguay, Juan Alberto Schiaffino ranks 9 out of 370Before him are Tabaré Vázquez (1940), Eduardo Galeano (1940), Óscar Tabárez (1947), José Nasazzi (1901), Alcides Ghiggia (1926), and Héctor Scarone (1898). After him are José Leandro Andrade (1901), Héctor Castro (1904), Luis Suárez (1987), Pedro Cea (1900), José Gervasio Artigas (1764), and Mario Benedetti (1920).


Among soccer players born in Uruguay, Juan Alberto Schiaffino ranks 4Before him are José Nasazzi (1901), Alcides Ghiggia (1926), and Héctor Scarone (1898). After him are José Leandro Andrade (1901), Héctor Castro (1904), Luis Suárez (1987), Pedro Cea (1900), Enrique Ballestrero (1905), Obdulio Varela (1917), Diego Forlán (1979), and José Santamaría (1929).