Mário Zagallo

1931 - Today

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Mário Jorge Lobo Zagallo (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈmaɾju zaˈɡalu]; born 9 August 1931) is a Brazilian former professional football player and manager, who played as a forward. He holds the record for World Cup titles in general with four titles in total. He was the first person to win the FIFA World Cup as both a manager and as a player, winning the competition in 1958 and 1962 as a player, in 1970 as manager, and in 1994 as assistant manager. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mário Zagallo has received more than 693,479 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Mário Zagallo is the 21st most popular soccer player (up from 32nd in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 18th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

Mario Zagallo is most famous for being the coach of Brazil's 1970 World Cup winning team.

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Among soccer players, Mário Zagallo ranks 21 out of 16,923Before him are Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, Zico, Michel Platini, Just Fontaine, Didi, and Luis Suárez. After him are Josef Bican, Cristiano Ronaldo, Raymond Kopa, László Kubala, Sándor Kocsis, and Sócrates.

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Among people born in 1931, Mário Zagallo ranks 18Before him are Philip Kotler, Ian Holm, Isabel Martínez de Perón, Irvin D. Yalom, Anita Ekberg, and Anatoly Dyatlov. After him are Raymond Kopa, Lucia Bosè, Thomas Bernhard, Leonard Nimoy, Josef Masopust, and D. B. Cooper.

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Among people born in Brazil, Mário Zagallo ranks 14 out of 1,947Before him are Zico (1953), Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (1945), Michel Temer (1940), Didi (1928), Pedro II of Brazil (1825), and Jorge Amado (1912). After him are Sócrates (1954), Ronaldo (1976), Vavá (1934), Antônio Carlos Jobim (1927), Rivellino (1946), and Paulo Freire (1921).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Mário Zagallo ranks 5Before him are Pelé (1940), Garrincha (1933), Zico (1953), and Didi (1928). After him are Sócrates (1954), Ronaldo (1976), Vavá (1934), Rivellino (1946), Carlos Alberto Torres (1944), Ronaldinho (1980), and Nílton Santos (1925).