Mircea Lucescu

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Mircea Lucescu

Mircea Lucescu (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈmirt͡ʃe̯a luˈt͡ʃesku]; born 29 July 1945) is a Romanian football manager for Dynamo Kyiv and former player. He is one of the most decorated managers of all time.During his playing career, Lucescu won six Romanian league titles with his home town club Dinamo București and made 70 appearances for the Romania national football team, captaining the nation at the 1970 FIFA World Cup.Lucescu has coached in Romania, Italy, Turkey, Ukraine and Russia. He is best known for his 12-year spell in charge of FC Shakhtar Donetsk, becoming the most successful coach in the club's history by winning eight Ukrainian Premier League titles, six Ukrainian Cups, seven Ukrainian Super Cups and the 2008–09 UEFA Cup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mircea Lucescu has received more than 628,025 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 55th most popular soccer player.

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  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.33

    Effective Languages (L*)

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Mircea Lucescu ranks 55 out of 13,233Before him are David Beckham, Paolo Maldini, Roger Milla, Flórián Albert, Arthur Friedenreich, and Omar Sívori. After him are Guillermo Stábile, Jairzinho, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Romário, Roberto Baggio, and Helenio Herrera.

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Among people born in 1945, Mircea Lucescu ranks 29Before him are Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Björn Ulvaeus, Ian Gillan, Goldie Hawn, Neil Young, and Moshe Katsav. After him are Dési Bouterse, Slobodan Praljak, Ram Nath Kovind, Mia Farrow, Jean Nouvel, and Priscilla Presley.

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Among people born in Romania, Mircea Lucescu ranks 34 out of 421Before him are Elie Wiesel (1928), Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej (1901), Stephen III of Moldavia (1433), Iannis Xenakis (1922), Gheorghe Zamfir (1941), and Sergiu Celibidache (1912). After him are Álmos (820), Milan I of Serbia (1854), Nadia Comăneci (1961), John Cassian (360), György Dózsa (1470), and Gheorghe Hagi (1965).


Among soccer players born in Romania, Mircea Lucescu ranks 1After him are Gheorghe Hagi (1965), Ștefan Kovács (1920), Emerich Jenei (1937), Anghel Iordănescu (1950), László Bölöni (1953), Helmuth Duckadam (1959), Dudu Georgescu (1950), Adrian Mutu (1979), István Avar (1905), Alexander Vencel (1944), and Gheorghe Popescu (1967).

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