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Pietro Anastasi

1948 - 2020

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Pietro Anastasi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈpjɛːtro anaˈstaːzi]; 7 April 1948 – 17 January 2020), nicknamed Petruzzu 'u turcu (Sicilian for 'Pete the Turk') by fans, was an Italian footballer who played mainly in the role of a forward.He started his professional club career in Italy with Varese in 1966, helping the club to achieve promotion to Serie A in his first season with the side; after a promising debut campaign in the Italian top-flight the following season, he joined Juventus in 1968, where he enjoyed a highly successful and prolific eight–year stint, winning three Serie A titles. He then spent two seasons with Internazionale, where he won the Coppa Italia in 1978, before moving to Ascoli, where he remained for three seasons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pietro Anastasi has received more than 159,110 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Pietro Anastasi is the 1,238th most popular soccer player (down from 983rd in 2019), the 2,793rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,420th in 2019) and the 95th most popular Italian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Pietro Anastasi ranks 1,238 out of 16,880Before him are Pachín, Sol Campbell, Jock Stein, Humberto Coelho, Wolfgang Weber, and Steve Bruce. After him are Ante Žanetić, Gerald Vanenburg, Moderato Wisintainer, Teruki Miyamoto, Julio Libonatti, and Emmanuel Sanon.

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Among people born in 1948, Pietro Anastasi ranks 258Before him are John Ashton, Andrei Linde, Ted Nugent, Claude Le Roy, Muhammad Zaidan, and Todd Rundgren. After him are Victor Skumin, Akira Matsunaga, Ronnie Van Zant, Jan Tomaszewski, Arturo Sosa, and Michael Berryman. Among people deceased in 2020, Pietro Anastasi ranks 242Before him are Yevgeny Shaposhnikov, Sven Wollter, Rishi Kapoor, Dragoljub Ojdanić, Ivan Passer, and Corine Rottschäfer. After him are Neil Peart, Lê Khả Phiêu, Raúl Eduardo Vela Chiriboga, Valentin Gaft, Irina Skobtseva, and Guido Messina.

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Among people born in Italy, Pietro Anastasi ranks 2,793 out of 4,668Before him are Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta (1841), Giovanni Gradenigo (1273), Maria Carta (1934), Massimo Bontempelli (1878), Julius Obsequens (400), and Andrea Carlo Ferrari (1850). After him are Michele Carafa (1787), Tullio Pinelli (1908), Lino Banfi (1936), Franco Donatoni (1927), Nicolò Marcello (1397), and Benny Benassi (1967).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Pietro Anastasi ranks 95Before him are Pietro Serantoni (1906), Gianni De Biasi (1956), Marco Verratti (1992), Attilio Ferraris (1904), Roberto Rosato (1943), and Walter Mazzarri (1961). After him are Guido Masetti (1907), Eraldo Monzeglio (1906), Armando Castellazzi (1904), Pierino Prati (1946), Mario Corso (1941), and Ciro Immobile (1990).