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Sadok Sassi

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Sadok Sassi (Arabic: الصادق ساسي), nicknamed "Attouga" (born 15 November 1945 in Tunis) is a Tunisian former footballer who played as a goalkeeper for Club Africain and the Tunisia national team.He played both matches for the Tunisia national team at the 1963 African Cup of Nations.In a sixteen-years career, Sassi earned an impressive five league titles, eight cups, including three for Tunisia and the Maghreb. In 1972, he was goalkeeper for the African team at the mini-World Cup, hosted by Brazil.The national team's undisputed first-choice goalkeeper for many years, he missed Tunisia's first World Cup appearance in 1978 through injury, and was replaced by Mokhtar Naili. Sassi earned a total of 116 international caps; however, only 87 matches were considered as A-international by FIFA. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sadok Sassi has received more than 45,121 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Sadok Sassi is the 1,588th most popular soccer player (up from 1,925th in 2019), the 69th most popular biography from Tunisia (down from 68th in 2019) and the most popular Tunisian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Sadok Sassi ranks 1,588 out of 16,880Before him are Zezé Moreira, Grégory Coupet, Joaquim Rifé, Ralf Edström, Joel Antônio Martins, and Jakub Błaszczykowski. After him are Karlheinz Förster, Hatem Ben Arfa, Stanislaus Kobierski, Alfred Bickel, Fritz Szepan, and Toyohito Mochizuki.

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Among people born in 1945, Sadok Sassi ranks 299Before him are Gianni Amelio, Jim Davis, Ali Akbar Velayati, Donny Hathaway, Rita Coolidge, and David Allen. After him are Jörg Immendorff, José Luis Perales, Liu Yandong, Jean Ragnotti, Rüdiger Safranski, and Davy Jones.

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Among people born in Tunisia, Sadok Sassi ranks 69 out of 179Before him are Nicola Pietrangeli (1933), Aboul-Qacem Echebbi (1909), Mohammed Mzali (1925), Hamed Karoui (1927), Hamadi Jebali (1949), and Hédi Baccouche (1930). After him are Hédi Amara Nouira (1911), Pierre Lévy (1956), Abdelmajid Chetali (1939), Habib Essid (1949), Mohamed Akid (1949), and Jean Vuarnet (1933).


Among soccer players born in Tunisia, Sadok Sassi ranks 1After him are Abdelmajid Chetali (1939), Mohamed Akid (1949), Tarak Dhiab (1954), Nabil Maâloul (1962), Hatem Trabelsi (1977), Ziad Tlemçani (1963), Mohamed Ben Rehaiem (1951), Ali Boumnijel (1966), Radhi Jaïdi (1975), Mokhtar Naili (1953), and Chokri El Ouaer (1966).