Manuel Bento

1948 - 2007

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Manuel Galrinho Bento (25 June 1948 – 1 March 2007) was a Portuguese professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. Bento was best known for his 20-year spell at Benfica, having retired well into his 40s after appearing in nearly 650 official games. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Manuel Bento has received more than 57,253 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Manuel Bento is the 1,331st most popular soccer player (up from 1,388th in 2019), the 230th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 214th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Portuguese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Manuel Bento ranks 1,331 out of 16,923Before him are Isco, Rogelio Domínguez, Gerrie Mühren, René Houseman, Aarón Padilla Gutiérrez, and Nobuko Kondo. After him are Josef Posipal, Yoshiichi Watanabe, Ivan Dimitrov, Rodolfo Orlandini, Igor Chislenko, and Marcel Domingo.

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Among people born in 1948, Manuel Bento ranks 240Before him are Carol Potter, Pinchas Zukerman, Tony Ramos, Bernard-Marie Koltès, Gioconda Belli, and Ted Nugent. After him are Pavel Grachev, Rick James, Theo Jörgensmann, Gregory Itzin, Alfonso Cano, and Andrei Linde. Among people deceased in 2007, Manuel Bento ranks 174Before him are Mariano Gonzalvo, Michael Brecker, Jean Stablinski, Chris Benoit, Colin McRae, and Driss Chraïbi. After him are Stuart Rosenberg, Isidore Isou, Néstor Rossi, Carl-Henning Pedersen, Soe Win, and Liviu Librescu.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Manuel Bento ranks 230 out of 479Before him are Mário de Sá-Carneiro (1890), António José de Almeida (1866), Nani (1986), Antero de Quental (1842), Fernando Couto (1969), and Manuel Teixeira Gomes (1860). After him are José Torres (1938), José Policarpo (1936), Francisco Pinto Balsemão (1937), Cardinal-Infante Afonso of Portugal (1509), Marcos Portugal (1762), and Manuel Maria Barbosa du Bocage (1765).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, Manuel Bento ranks 19Before him are Ricardo Carvalho (1978), Pauleta (1973), Paulo Sousa (1970), Sérgio Conceição (1974), Nani (1986), and Fernando Couto (1969). After him are José Torres (1938), Paulo Bento (1969), Maniche (1977), Fábio Coentrão (1988), Bruno Alves (1981), and António Simões (1943).