Paolo Di Canio

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Paolo Di Canio (born 9 July 1968) is an Italian former professional footballer and manager. During his playing career he made over 500 league appearances and scored over one hundred goals as a forward. He primarily played as a deep-lying forward, but he could also play as an attacking midfielder, or as a winger. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paolo Di Canio has received more than 1,893,254 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Paolo Di Canio is the 1,173rd most popular soccer player (down from 991st in 2019), the 2,585th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,254th in 2019) and the 96th most popular Italian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Paolo Di Canio ranks 1,173 out of 16,923Before him are Franky Vercauteren, Hasan Salihamidžić, Bert Patenaude, Ludovic Giuly, Ronnie Hellström, and Horst Köppel. After him are Aritatsu Ogi, Pál Titkos, Nemanja Vidić, Josef Silný, Salomon Kalou, and Maxwell.

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Among people born in 1968, Paolo Di Canio ranks 77Before him are Margrethe Vestager, Kelly Rutherford, Fabrizio Ravanelli, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Billy Boyd, and Karl Ove Knausgård. After him are Mohamed Atta, Hassan Ali Khayre, Traci Lords, Tony Hawk, Iñaki Urdangarin, and Timothy Olyphant.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Paolo Di Canio ranks 2,585 out of 4,088Before him are Roberto Rosato (1943), Luigi Delneri (1950), Giovanni Battista Donati (1826), Giuseppe Occhialini (1907), Fiorenzo Magni (1920), and Liliana Segre (1930). After him are Teofilo Folengo (1491), Marcello Piacentini (1881), Giuseppe Zanardelli (1826), Reniero Zeno (1250), Nicola Vicentino (1511), and Giovanna Amati (1959).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Paolo Di Canio ranks 96Before him are Eraldo Monzeglio (1906), Christian Panucci (1973), Attilio Ferraris (1904), Pietro Vierchowod (1959), Umberto Caligaris (1901), and Roberto Rosato (1943). After him are Fabio Grosso (1977), Angelo Peruzzi (1970), Armando Castellazzi (1904), Ciro Ferrara (1967), Giancarlo Antognoni (1954), and Andrea Barzagli (1981).