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Lucimar Ferreira da Silva (born 8 May 1978), commonly known as Lúcio, is a Brazilian former footballer who played as a central defender. A tall and physically strong defender who excelled in the air, Lucio was known for his long, surging, galloping runs on the ball, which earned him the nickname O Cavalo ("The Horse", in Portuguese). Lúcio began his professional career in 1998 with Sport Club Internacional. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lúcio has received more than 1,021,776 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Lúcio is the 771st most popular soccer player (up from 798th in 2019), the 194th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 195th in 2019) and the 80th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Lúcio ranks 771 out of 16,923Before him are Seiki Ichihara, Wilson da Silva Piazza, Ignacio Zoco, Hugo Gatti, Hércules Brito Ruas, and Ignacio Trelles. After him are Carlos Borges, Radamel Falcao, Erich Ribbeck, Edmundo Suárez, Alejandro Scopelli, and Elek Schwartz.

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Among people born in 1978, Lúcio ranks 25Before him are Katie Holmes, Manny Pacquiao, Daniel Brühl, Charlene, Princess of Monaco, Nelly Furtado, and Tom Ellis. After him are Stana Katic, Kevin Federline, Jensen Ackles, Lauren German, Dejan Stanković, and Dirk Nowitzki.

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Among people born in Brazil, Lúcio ranks 194 out of 1,947Before him are Venceslau Brás (1868), Vera Fischer (1951), Jair da Costa (1940), Wilson da Silva Piazza (1943), Diane, Duchess of Württemberg (1940), and Hércules Brito Ruas (1939). After him are Xuxa (1963), Dida (1934), Maria Bethânia (1946), Alberto Cavalcanti (1897), Everaldo (1944), and Julinho (1929).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Lúcio ranks 80Before him are Giovane Élber (1972), Félix Miélli Venerando (1937), Jorginho (1964), Jair da Costa (1940), Wilson da Silva Piazza (1943), and Hércules Brito Ruas (1939). After him are Dida (1934), Everaldo (1944), Julinho (1929), Domingos da Guia (1912), César Sampaio (1968), and Maicon Sisenando (1981).