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Kunishige Kamamoto

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Kunishige Kamamoto (釜本 邦茂, Kamamoto Kunishige, born 15 April 1944) is a former Japanese football player, manager, and politician. He won the bronze medal with the Japan national team at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, finishing as the tournament's top scorer with seven goals, and is the all-time leading goalscorer for Japan.Kamamoto served as the Vice-President of the Japan Football Association from July 1998 to July 2008. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kunishige Kamamoto has received more than 452,118 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia. Kunishige Kamamoto is the 117th most popular soccer player (up from 125th in 2019), the 137th most popular biography from Japan (down from 134th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Japanese Soccer Player.

Kunishige Kamamoto is most famous for his role in the assassination of Inejiro Asanuma.

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Among soccer players, Kunishige Kamamoto ranks 117 out of 16,880Before him are Fabio Cannavaro, Neymar, Dani Alves, Filippo Inzaghi, Nils Liedholm, and Fernando Santos. After him are Luigi Riva, Lucien Laurent, Bobby Robson, Carles Puyol, Cafu, and Ko Arima.

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Among people born in 1944, Kunishige Kamamoto ranks 54Before him are Nguyễn Phú Trọng, Nebahat Çehre, Nick Mason, John Rhys-Davies, Nǃxau ǂToma, and Jane Hawking. After him are François Cevert, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Luigi Riva, Abdul Hamid, R. Lee Ermey, and John Holmes.

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Among people born in Japan, Kunishige Kamamoto ranks 137 out of 6,048Before him are Issei Sagawa (1949), Sakichi Toyoda (1867), Emperor Suinin (-69), Junko Tabei (1939), Shin'ichirō Tomonaga (1906), and Taira no Kiyomori (1118). After him are Emperor Go-Daigo (1288), Emperor Kōgen (-272), Emperor Sakuramachi (1720), Mitsuo Fuchida (1902), Emperor Kaika (-208), and Nobusuke Kishi (1896).


Among soccer players born in Japan, Kunishige Kamamoto ranks 3Before him are Kazuyoshi Miura (1967) and Kakuichi Mimura (1931). After him are Ko Arima (1917), Masao Nozawa (null), Shunichi Kumai (1910), Yozo Aoki (1929), Hideo Sakai (1909), Hiroaki Sato (1932), Toshio Iwatani (1925), Akira Kitaguchi (1935), and Tameo Ide (1908).