Teófilo Cubillas

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Teófilo Juan Cubillas Arizaga (Spanish pronunciation: [teˈofilo kuˈβiʎas]; born 8 March 1949) is a Peruvian former footballer who played as an attacking midfielder. He was selected as Peru's greatest ever player in an IFFHS poll, in which he was also included in the world's Top 50. He is considered by many as the maximum reference of Peruvian football and one of the best South American players in history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Teófilo Cubillas has received more than 345,495 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Teófilo Cubillas is the 256th most popular soccer player (down from 182nd in 2019), the 22nd most popular biography from Peru (down from 20th in 2019) and the most popular Peruvian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Teófilo Cubillas ranks 256 out of 16,923Before him are José Luis Chilavert, Sepp Piontek, Osvaldo Ardiles, Roberto Mancini, Lee Yoo-hyung, and Pepe. After him are Helmut Haller, Raimundo Orsi, Yoshio Fujiwara, Didier Drogba, Ken Noritake, and René van de Kerkhof.

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Among people born in 1949, Teófilo Cubillas ranks 66Before him are José Ramos-Horta, Sissy Spacek, Vicky Leandros, Vera Wang, Joachim Sauer, and Hugh David Politzer. After him are Brigitte Bierlein, Philippe Starck, Cliff Williams, Salif Keita, Valery Leontiev, and Peter Shilton.

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Among people born in Peru, Teófilo Cubillas ranks 22 out of 196Before him are Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (1938), Manco Inca Yupanqui (1512), Viracocha Inca (1310), Topa Inca Yupanqui (1441), Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (1539), and Hilda Gadea (1925). After him are Túpac Huallpa (1510), Abimael Guzmán (1934), César Vallejo (1892), Alan García (1949), Juan Velasco Alvarado (1910), and Inca Roca (1350).

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Among soccer players born in Peru, Teófilo Cubillas ranks 1After him are Claudio Pizarro (1978), Teodoro Fernández (1913), Luis de Souza Ferreira (1908), Héctor Chumpitaz (1943), Hugo Sotil (1949), Víctor Benítez (1935), Paolo Guerrero (1984), Alberto Gallardo (1940), Alejandro Villanueva (1908), Mario de las Casas (1905), and Eduardo Astengo (1909).