Luca Toni

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Luca Toni (Italian pronunciation: [ˈluːka ˈtɔːni]; born 26 May 1977) is an Italian former professional footballer who played as a striker. A prolific goalscorer, Toni scored over 300 goals throughout his career, and is one of the top-five highest scoring Italians in all competitions; with 322 career goals, he is currently the fourth-highest scoring Italian player of all time.Something of a footballing nomad, at club level, Toni played for twelve different Italian teams throughout his career. A late bloomer, he spent several seasons in the lower divisions of Italian football, as well as promising spells with minor Serie A clubs Vicenza and Brescia, before finally making his breakthrough with Palermo: he helped the team to Serie A promotion during the 2003–04 season by winning the Serie B title, and was the league's top scorer with 30 goals; the following season, he helped the club qualify for Europe, scoring 20 goals in Serie A. After two prolific seasons with Fiorentina, Toni also spent three seasons with German side Bayern Munich, where he helped the club to a domestic treble during the 2007–08 season, also reaching the UEFA Cup semi-finals; after falling out with the club's manager during his third season with the team, and being demoted to the reserve squad, he later returned to Italy on loan with Roma in 2010, and subsequently had spells with Genoa and Juventus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luca Toni has received more than 1,998,558 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Luca Toni is the 665th most popular soccer player (down from 583rd in 2019), the 2,122nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,927th in 2019) and the 51st most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Luca Toni ranks 665 out of 16,880Before him are Kikuzo Kisaka, Antonio de la Cruz, Paul Gascoigne, Eric Abidal, Mario Gómez, and Shigeru Takahashi. After him are Enzo Scifo, Gianluca Pagliuca, Bernard Vukas, Tomohiko Ikoma, Diego Costa, and Alfio Basile.

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Among people born in 1977, Luca Toni ranks 29Before him are Sarah Wayne Callies, Natalia Oreiro, Brittany Murphy, Antonio Di Natale, Mark van Bommel, and Mette Frederiksen. After him are Katheryn Winnick, Robert Enke, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gianluca Zambrotta, André Villas-Boas, and Kaja Kallas.

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Among people born in Italy, Luca Toni ranks 2,122 out of 4,668Before him are Vincenzo II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1594), Marco Tardelli (1954), Francesco Saverio Nitti (1868), Pietro Cataldi (1552), Mario Brega (1923), and Daniele Comboni (1831). After him are Giovanni Dandolo (1300), Raginpert (662), Girolamo Priuli (1486), Luigi De Magistris (1926), Tavo Burat (1932), and Gianluca Pagliuca (1966).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Luca Toni ranks 51Before him are Edoardo Reja (1945), Christian Vieri (1973), Daniele Massaro (1961), Enrico Albertosi (1939), Giorgio Chinaglia (1947), and Marco Tardelli (1954). After him are Gianluca Pagliuca (1966), Alfredo Foni (1911), Pietro Rava (1916), Bruno Conti (1955), Gianluca Zambrotta (1977), and Delio Onnis (1948).

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