Masashi Watanabe

1936 - 1995

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Masashi Watanabe (渡辺 正, Watanabe Masashi, January 11, 1936 – December 7, 1995) was a Japanese football player and manager. He played for Japan national team. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Masashi Watanabe has received more than 12,908 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Masashi Watanabe is the 690th most popular soccer player (down from 444th in 2019), the 669th most popular biography from Japan (down from 510th in 2019) and the 140th most popular Japanese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Masashi Watanabe ranks 690 out of 16,923Before him are Alfredo Foni, Daigoro Kondo, Ove Kindvall, Rainer Bonhof, Jacques Simon, and Yukio Shimomura. After him are Julio Salinas, Norio Yoshimizu, Enrique Guaita, Stefan Effenberg, Joachim Streich, and Akiko Hayakawa.

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Among people born in 1936, Masashi Watanabe ranks 155Before him are Amr Moussa, André Kolingba, William Levada, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Arend Lijphart, and Hugh Hudson. After him are Philip Kaufman, Walter Lewin, Edén Pastora, Robert Langlands, Vyacheslav Kebich, and Canaan Banana. Among people deceased in 1995, Masashi Watanabe ranks 94Before him are Sylvester Stadler, Alexander Godunov, André Frossard, Viveca Lindfors, Annie Fischer, and Mary Wickes. After him are Annie M. G. Schmidt, Juan Carlos Onganía, Dirceu, Leila Mourad, Adolfo Pedernera, and Ida Lupino.

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Among people born in Japan, Masashi Watanabe ranks 669 out of 5,560Before him are Hidemaro Watanabe (1924), Hōjō Ujimasa (1538), Daigoro Kondo (1907), Hiroshi Inagaki (1905), Hitoshi Ashida (1887), and Yukio Shimomura (1932). After him are Norio Yoshimizu (1946), Motoo Kimura (1924), Akiko Hayakawa (1950), Tadao Kobayashi (1930), Wakatsuki Reijirō (1866), and Kakinomoto no Hitomaro (662).


Among soccer players born in Japan, Masashi Watanabe ranks 140Before him are Tadao Horie (1913), Minako Takashima (1950), Teizo Takeuchi (1908), Hidemaro Watanabe (1924), Daigoro Kondo (1907), and Yukio Shimomura (1932). After him are Norio Yoshimizu (1946), Akiko Hayakawa (1950), Tadao Kobayashi (1930), Seiichi Sakiya (1950), Kiyonosuke Marutani (null), and Noritaka Hidaka (1947).