Moacir Barbosa Nascimento

1921 - 2000

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Moacir Barbosa do Nascimento (27 March 1921 – 7 April 2000) was a Brazilian professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. His career spanned 22 years. He was regarded as one of the world's best goalkeepers in the 1940s and 1950s, and was known for not wearing gloves, as would be typical. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Moacir Barbosa Nascimento has received more than 91,785 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Moacir Barbosa Nascimento is the 164th most popular soccer player (up from 192nd in 2019), the 67th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 72nd in 2019) and the 29th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

Moacir Barbosa Nascimento is most famous for being a Brazilian footballer.

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Among soccer players, Moacir Barbosa Nascimento ranks 164 out of 16,923Before him are Hirokazu Ninomiya, Helmut Rahn, Kazu Naoki, Cafu, Laurent Blanc, and Carles Puyol. After him are Gyula Grosics, Zizinho, Peter Schmeichel, Nagayasu Honda, Didier Deschamps, and Luís Figo.

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Among people born in 1921, Moacir Barbosa Nascimento ranks 57Before him are Yoichiro Nambu, Yitzhak Navon, Paul Watzlawick, Zdeněk Miler, Giuseppe Di Stefano, and Alexandra of Yugoslavia. After him are Donna Reed, Paul Schäfer, György Cziffra, Mario Lanza, Zizinho, and Herschel Grynszpan. Among people deceased in 2000, Moacir Barbosa Nascimento ranks 37Before him are John Harsanyi, Bettino Craxi, Ofra Haza, John Gielgud, Hirokazu Ninomiya, and Frederick Herzberg. After him are Lila Kedrova, Willard Van Orman Quine, Saburō Sakai, Michael Smith, Heinz Harmel, and Rudolf Kirchschläger.

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Among people born in Brazil, Moacir Barbosa Nascimento ranks 67 out of 1,947Before him are Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil (1846), Caetano Veloso (1942), Kaká (1982), Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco (1897), Fernanda Montenegro (1929), and Cafu (1970). After him are Vicente Feola (1909), Zumbi (1655), Zizinho (1921), Neymar (1992), Tostão (1947), and Careca (1960).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Moacir Barbosa Nascimento ranks 29Before him are José Altafini (1938), Paulo Roberto Falcão (1953), Ademir de Menezes (1922), Gérson (1941), Kaká (1982), and Cafu (1970). After him are Zizinho (1921), Neymar (1992), Tostão (1947), Careca (1960), Amarildo Tavares da Silveira (1939), and Jair Marinho (1936).