Mário Coluna

1935 - 2014

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Mário Esteves Coluna (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈmaɾiu kuˈlunɐ]; 6 August 1935 – 25 February 2014) was a Portuguese footballer who played mainly as a central midfielder. He spent most of his career with Benfica, appearing in 525 official matches and scoring 127 goals during 16 professional seasons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mário Coluna has received more than 86,051 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Mário Coluna is the 562nd most popular soccer player (down from 398th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Mozambique (down from 7th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Mozambican Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Mário Coluna ranks 562 out of 16,923Before him are Marcelo, Herbert Kilpin, Ubaldo Fillol, Igor Belanov, Santos Iriarte, and Branko Oblak. After him are Enrico Albertosi, Víctor Valdés, Bernd Hölzenbein, Thomas N'Kono, Tofiq Bahramov, and Bixente Lizarazu.

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Among people born in 1935, Mário Coluna ranks 117Before him are Tsutomu Hata, Chaim Topol, Marc Augé, Donald P. Bellisario, Orlando Peçanha, and Franco Citti. After him are Wang Hongwen, Paul H. O'Neill, Lyudmila Chernykh, Diane Ladd, Hans Tilkowski, and Agne Simonsson. Among people deceased in 2014, Mário Coluna ranks 109Before him are Manitas de Plata, Larry Scott, Ken Takakura, Malcolm Glazer, Nicholas Romanov, Prince of Russia, and Sabah. After him are Ana María Matute, Björn Waldegård, Andrea de Cesaris, Wolfhart Pannenberg, Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, and Marina Ginestà.

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In Mozambique

Among people born in Mozambique, Mário Coluna ranks 8 out of 31Before him are Samora Machel (1933), Yasuke (1530), Graça Machel (1945), Joaquim Chissano (1939), Carlos Queiroz (1953), and Armando Guebuza (1943). After him are Eduardo Mondlane (1920), Afric Simone (1956), Filipe Nyusi (1959), Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho (1936), Carlos Agostinho do Rosário (1954), and Ruy Guerra (1931).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Mozambique

Among soccer players born in Mozambique, Mário Coluna ranks 3Before him are Eusébio (1942) and Carlos Queiroz (1953). After him are Paulo Fonseca (1973), Abel Xavier (1972), Vicente Lucas (1935), Simão Mate Junior (1988), Jorge Cadete (1968), and Mexer (1988).