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Roberto Baggio

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Roberto Baggio (Italian pronunciation: [roˈbɛrto ˈbaddʒo]; born 18 February 1967) is an Italian former professional footballer who mainly played as a second striker, or as an attacking midfielder, although he was capable of playing in several offensive positions. He is the former president of the technical sector of the Italian Football Federation. A technically gifted creative playmaker and set piece specialist, renowned for his curling free-kicks, dribbling skills, and goalscoring, Baggio is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roberto Baggio has received more than 5,251,632 page views. His biography is available in 75 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Roberto Baggio is the 42nd most popular soccer player (up from 53rd in 2019), the 599th most popular biography from Italy (up from 682nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Italian Soccer Player.

Roberto Baggio is most famous for being a professional footballer. He played for Italian club Juventus and the Italian national team, and is considered one of the best players of all time.

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  • 3.47

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Among soccer players, Roberto Baggio ranks 42 out of 16,880Before him are Mircea Lucescu, Ronaldinho, Josef Masopust, László Kubala, Zlatan Ibrahimović, and Lothar Matthäus. After him are Antonín Panenka, Paolo Maldini, Ronaldo, Flórián Albert, Ruud Gullit, and Omar Sívori.

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Among people born in 1967, Roberto Baggio ranks 6Before him are Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Kurt Cobain, Nicole Kidman, and Julia Roberts. After him are Mikheil Saakashvili, Jürgen Klopp, Kazuyoshi Miura, David Guetta, Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, and Kane.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Roberto Baggio ranks 599 out of 4,668Before him are Maria Luisa of Spain (1745), Statius (40), Pope Stephen I (200), Damocles (null), Pope Miltiades (250), and Aldus Manutius (1449). After him are Baldassare Castiglione (1478), Lazzaro Spallanzani (1729), Claudia Octavia (40), Saint Eustace (10), Olybrius (400), and Frank Capra (1897).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Roberto Baggio ranks 3Before him are Giuseppe Meazza (1910) and Cesare Maldini (1932). After him are Paolo Maldini (1968), Paolo Rossi (1956), Giacinto Facchetti (1942), Gianni Rivera (1943), Silvio Piola (1913), Gianluigi Buffon (1978), Francesco Totti (1976), Roberto Mancini (1964), and Franco Baresi (1960).