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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 98,306 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Moacir Barbosa Nascimento is the 221st most popular soccer player (down from 164th in 2019), the 79th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 67th in 2019) and the 35th 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 221 out of 16,880Before him are Manuel Neuer, Arjen Robben, Zbigniew Boniek, Hideo Sakai, Stjepan Bobek, and Mauricio Pochettino. After him are Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Teófilo Cubillas, Hiroaki Sato, Ramón Díaz, Rui Costa, and Toshio Iwatani.

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Among people born in 1921, Moacir Barbosa Nascimento ranks 80Before him are Farida of Egypt, Countess Georgina von Wilczek, Yuri Nikulin, Mario Lanza, Betty Friedan, and Miklós Jancsó. After him are Karel Appel, Herta Bothe, Paddy Roy Bates, Chris Marker, Amin al-Hafiz, and Thomas Schelling. Among people deceased in 2000, Moacir Barbosa Nascimento ranks 47Before him are Rudolf Kirchschläger, Heinz Harmel, Michael Smith, Willard Van Orman Quine, Petar Mladenov, and Friedrich Gulda. After him are Herta Bothe, Takashi Kano, Jan Karski, Loretta Young, Lolo Ferrari, and A. E. van Vogt.

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Among people born in Brazil, Moacir Barbosa Nascimento ranks 79 out of 2,067Before him are Pepe (1935), Ernesto Geisel (1907), Leonardo Araújo (1969), Fernanda Montenegro (1929), Vicente Feola (1909), and José Freire Falcão (1925). After him are Sérgio Vieira de Mello (1948), Anita Garibaldi (1821), Paulo Mendes da Rocha (1928), Peter Medawar (1915), Sônia Braga (1950), and Elza Soares (1930).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Moacir Barbosa Nascimento ranks 35Before him are Ademir de Menezes (1922), Zizinho (1921), José Altafini (1938), Gérson (1941), Careca (1960), and Pepe (1935). After him are Amarildo Tavares da Silveira (1939), Hilderaldo Bellini (1930), Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório (1943), Dunga (1963), Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (1954), and Mauro Ramos (1930).