Paulo Futre

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Paulo Jorge dos Santos Futre (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpawlu ˈfutɾɨ]; born 28 February 1966) is a Portuguese former footballer who played mostly as a left winger. After starting playing for Sporting, he moved to Porto – winning the 1987 European Cup – after which he embarked in an extensive professional career, having represented clubs in Spain, France, Italy, England and Japan, most notably Atlético Madrid. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paulo Futre has received more than 474,329 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Paulo Futre is the 504th most popular soccer player (up from 552nd in 2019), the 138th most popular biography from Portugal (up from 153rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Portuguese Soccer Player.

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  • 2.80

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Among soccer players, Paulo Futre ranks 504 out of 16,923Before him are Lukas Podolski, László Budai, Robin van Persie, Quini, Takao Nishiyama, and Artur Jorge. After him are Petr Čech, Tadao Takayama, Luis del Sol, Tsuyoshi Kunieda, Zé Roberto, and Thomas Müller.

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Among people born in 1966, Paulo Futre ranks 42Before him are Gianfranco Zola, Jon Favreau, John Cusack, J. J. Abrams, Dean Cain, and Erdoğan Atalay. After him are Gianluca Pagliuca, Janet Jackson, Yoshihiro Togashi, Cecilia Bartoli, Dejan Savićević, and Alex Zanardi.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Paulo Futre ranks 138 out of 479Before him are Leonor Teles (1350), João de Barros (1496), Teófilo Braga (1843), Fernando Santos (1954), Eleanor of Portugal, Queen of Aragon (1328), and Artur Jorge (1946). After him are António Vieira (1608), Álvaro Cunhal (1913), Pedro Mascarenhas (1484), Zeca Afonso (1929), Mafalda of Portugal (1197), and Theresa of Portugal, Queen of León (1178).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, Paulo Futre ranks 7Before him are Cristiano Ronaldo (1985), Luís Figo (1972), Rui Costa (1972), Jorge Jesus (1954), Fernando Santos (1954), and Artur Jorge (1946). After him are Ricardo Quaresma (1983), Félix Mourinho (1938), Fernando Gomes (1956), Vítor Baía (1969), Nuno Gomes (1976), and Ricardo Carvalho (1978).

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