Osvaldo Ardiles

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Osvaldo César Ardiles (born 3 August 1952), often referred to in Britain as Ossie Ardiles, is a football manager, pundit and former midfielder who won the 1978 FIFA World Cup as part of the Argentine national team. He now runs his own football school in the UK called the Ossie Ardiles Soccer School. A competitive and skilled midfielder, Ardiles became a cult hero in England, along with Glenn Hoddle and compatriot Ricardo Villa, as a player for Tottenham Hotspur. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Osvaldo Ardiles has received more than 652,541 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Osvaldo Ardiles is the 252nd most popular soccer player (down from 224th in 2019), the 50th most popular biography from Argentina (up from 57th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Argentinean Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Osvaldo Ardiles ranks 252 out of 16,923. Before him are Yochanan Vollach, Yukio Tsuda, Kazuyoshi Miura, Takehiko Kawanishi, José Luis Chilavert, and Sepp Piontek. After him are Roberto Mancini, Lee Yoo-hyung, Pepe, Teófilo Cubillas, Helmut Haller, and Raimundo Orsi.

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Among people born in 1952, Osvaldo Ardiles ranks 54Before him are Fuad II of Egypt, Gus Van Sant, Ko Yong-hui, Bert van Marwijk, Bronisław Komorowski, and Uli Hoeneß. After him are Lee Hsien Loong, George Papandreou, Christine Baranski, Maria Schneider, Christian Clavier, and Desireless.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Osvaldo Ardiles ranks 50 out of 900. Before him are Javier Zanetti (1973), Roberto Eduardo Viola (1924), Leonor Fini (1907), Tamara Bunke (1937), Linda Cristal (1934), and Olivia Hussey (1951). After him are Alberto Ginastera (1916), Raimundo Orsi (1901), Carlos Monzón (1942), Adolfo Bioy Casares (1914), Francisco Varallo (1910), and Héctor Cúper (1955).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Argentina

Among soccer players born in Argentina, Osvaldo Ardiles ranks 13Before him are Helenio Herrera (1910), Gabriel Batistuta (1969), César Luis Menotti (1938), Daniel Passarella (1953), Luis Monti (1901), and Javier Zanetti (1973). After him are Raimundo Orsi (1901), Francisco Varallo (1910), Carlos Bilardo (1938), Jorge Solari (1941), Amadeo Carrizo (1926), and Hernán Crespo (1975).

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