Oscar Ruggeri

1962 - Today

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Oscar Alfredo Ruggeri (born 26 January 1962) is an Argentinian former professional footballer who played as defender. Nicknamed El Cabezón ("The Big-Headed One"), Ruggeri achieved success at the international level with the Argentina national team, being part of the teams that won the 1986 FIFA World Cup, two editions of the Copa América and the 1992 King Fahd Cup. At the club level, Ruggeri's most successful stint was with Argentine club River Plate, where he won the 1986 Copa Libertadores (also the club's first win in this tournament) the 1986 Copa Interamericana and the 1986 Intercontinental Cup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oscar Ruggeri has received more than 307,781 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Oscar Ruggeri is the 1,429th most popular soccer player (up from 1,803rd in 2019), the 251st most popular biography from Argentina (up from 286th in 2019) and the 99th most popular Argentinean Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Oscar Ruggeri ranks 1,429 out of 16,923Before him are Zdeněk Nehoda, Herminio Masantonio, Bernard Lacombe, Tony Dunne, Quique Sánchez Flores, and Fritz Szepan. After him are Luis Rijo, Diego Godín, Marcelino Martínez, Adolfo Baloncieri, Mario Varglien, and Dušan Uhrin.

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Among people born in 1962, Oscar Ruggeri ranks 123Before him are Sakis Rouvas, Wynton Rufer, Carl Cox, Hironobu Sakaguchi, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, and Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed. After him are Victoria Ruffo, Choi Min-sik, Ferran Adrià, David Foster Wallace, Natalya Lisovskaya, and Michel Qissi.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Oscar Ruggeri ranks 251 out of 900Before him are Julio Libonatti (1901), Martín Palermo (1973), Esteban Echeverría (1805), Juan Carlos Zabala (1911), Herminio Masantonio (1910), and Héctor Germán Oesterheld (1919). After him are Juan José Tramutola (1902), Fernando Lamas (1916), Rodrigo de la Serna (1976), Hugo Maradona (1969), Vladislao Cap (1934), and Pedro Manfredini (1935).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Argentina

Among soccer players born in Argentina, Oscar Ruggeri ranks 99Before him are Francisco Olazar (1885), Rinaldo Martino (1921), Fernando Muslera (1986), Julio Libonatti (1901), Martín Palermo (1973), and Herminio Masantonio (1910). After him are Juan José Tramutola (1902), Hugo Maradona (1969), Vladislao Cap (1934), Pedro Manfredini (1935), Gabriel Milito (1980), and Ricardo Bochini (1954).