Salvatore Schillaci

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Salvatore Schillaci (Italian pronunciation: [salvaˈtoːre skilˈlaːtʃi]; born 1 December 1964), commonly referred to by his nickname Totò, is an Italian former footballer, who played as a striker. During his club career, he played for Messina (1982–1989), Juventus (1989–1992), Internazionale (1992–1994) and Júbilo Iwata (1994–1997).At the international level he was the surprise star of the 1990 FIFA World Cup, as he helped Italy to a third-place finish on home soil. Coming on as substitute in Italy's first game, Schillaci went on to score six goals throughout the World Cup, claiming the Golden Boot as the leading goalscorer, and received the Golden Ball as player of the tournament ahead of established stars Lothar Matthäus and Diego Maradona, who came second and third respectively. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Salvatore Schillaci has received more than 925,583 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia. Salvatore Schillaci is the 433rd most popular soccer player (down from 269th in 2019), the 1,770th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,375th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Salvatore Schillaci ranks 433 out of 16,880Before him are Ricardo Quaresma, Masahiro Hamazaki, Víctor Valdés, Pablo Dorado, Yukio Tsuda, and Tokizo Ichihashi. After him are Luis del Sol, Lajos Tichy, Quini, Harry Gregg, Masanori Tokita, and Gianluca Vialli.

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Among people born in 1964, Salvatore Schillaci ranks 58Before him are Uday Hussein, Teri Hatcher, Djimon Hounsou, Dražen Petrović, Bridget Fonda, and Matt Dillon. After him are Gianluca Vialli, Don Cheadle, Tracy Chapman, Mark Dacascos, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and Arvydas Sabonis.

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Among people born in Italy, Salvatore Schillaci ranks 1,770 out of 4,668Before him are Julius Firmicus Maternus (400), Wacho (500), Sergio Pininfarina (1926), Michele Sanmicheli (1484), Agostino Chigi (1465), and Gallus Anonymus (1010). After him are Philemon (-362), Filippo Taglioni (1777), Humbert III, Count of Savoy (1136), Gianluca Vialli (1964), Simone Inzaghi (1976), and Publius Cornelius Scipio Nasica Serapio (-181).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Salvatore Schillaci ranks 32Before him are Marco Materazzi (1973), Alessandro Nesta (1976), Angelo Schiavio (1905), Gianfranco Zola (1966), Gianpiero Combi (1902), and Gennaro Gattuso (1978). After him are Gianluca Vialli (1964), Simone Inzaghi (1976), Nereo Rocco (1912), Gian Piero Gasperini (1958), Alessandro Costacurta (1966), and Mario Balotelli (1990).