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 859,766 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Salvatore Schillaci is the 269th most popular soccer player (up from 325th in 2019), the 1,375th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,519th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Italian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Salvatore Schillaci ranks 269 out of 16,923Before him are Andoni Zubizarreta, Masahiro Hamazaki, Hilderaldo Bellini, Ko Takamoro, Kazuko Hironaka, and Gian Piero Gasperini. After him are Lilian Thuram, Stjepan Bobek, Kim Yong-sik, Ko Arima, Johnny Rep, and Tameo Ide.

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Among people born in 1964, Salvatore Schillaci ranks 34Before him are Ernesto Valverde, Tom Morello, Lenny Kravitz, Chris Cornell, Dražen Petrović, and Roberto Mancini. After him are Miguel Induráin, Clive Owen, Andy Serkis, Melinda Gates, Robert Trujillo, and C. C. Catch.

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Among people born in Italy, Salvatore Schillaci ranks 1,375 out of 4,088Before him are Francesco Durante (1684), Carlo Gambino (1902), Alessandro Moreschi (1858), Gian Piero Gasperini (1958), Antipope Constantine II (710), and Antonia the Elder (-39). After him are Stefania Sandrelli (1946), Paolo Giovio (1483), Lucius Cornelius Scipio Asiaticus (-232), Domenico Alberti (1710), Mary Douglas (1921), and Pietro Longhi (1701).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Salvatore Schillaci ranks 23Before him are Andrea Pirlo (1979), Antonio Conte (1969), Giampiero Boniperti (1928), Vittorio Pozzo (1886), Roberto Mancini (1964), and Gian Piero Gasperini (1958). After him are Lorenzo Buffon (1929), Valentino Mazzola (1919), Giovanni Ferrari (1907), Gaetano Scirea (1953), Gennaro Gattuso (1978), and Daniele Massaro (1961).