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Armando Gonçalves Teixeira (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐɾˈmɐ̃du ɣõˈsalvɨʃ tɐjˈʃɐjɾɐ]; born 25 September 1976), known as Petit, is a Portuguese former professional footballer who played as a defensive midfielder, currently head coach of Série A club Cuiabá. He received the moniker Petit because of his small frame, and also because he was born in France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Petit has received more than 89,169 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Petit is the 2,611th most popular soccer player (up from 2,715th in 2019), the 4,313th most popular biography from France (down from 4,216th in 2019) and the 132nd most popular French Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Petit ranks 2,611 out of 21,273Before him are Néstor Gonçalves, José Bordalás, César Espinoza, Ferenc Szojka, Sven Ulreich, and Giovanni Silva de Oliveira. After him are Diego Alonso, Lucas Moura, István Balogh, Constantin Rădulescu, Fabinho, and Joaquim Carvalho.

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Among people born in 1976, Petit ranks 124Before him are Samuel Kuffour, Mick Blue, Eric Winter, Andy Selva, Yulia Navalnaya, and Remy Bonjasky. After him are Wagner Moura, Alex O'Loughlin, Kevin Garnett, Mishary Rashid Alafasy, Cha Tae-hyun, and Iván de la Peña.

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In France

Among people born in France, Petit ranks 4,313 out of 6,770Before him are George du Maurier (1834), Carole André (1953), Otto Froitzheim (1884), Henri Masson (1872), Julie Vlasto (1903), and Emmanuel Célestin Suhard (1874). After him are Adalbero of Reims (null), Pauline Auzou (1775), Colette Besson (1946), Alphonso, Earl of Chester (1273), Édouard Spach (1801), and Michel Aupetit (1951).


Among soccer players born in France, Petit ranks 132Before him are Hatem Ben Arfa (1987), Mathieu Flamini (1984), Roger Marche (1924), Hervé Revelli (1946), Léon Glovacki (1928), and Maurice Lafont (1927). After him are André Tassin (1902), René Girard (1954), Philippe Bergeroo (1954), Wissam Ben Yedder (1990), Georges Beaucourt (1912), and Stéphane Guivarc'h (1970).