Tofiq Bahramov

1925 - 1993

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Tofiq Bahramov (Azerbaijani: Tofiq Bəhramov; ; Russian: Тофик Бахрамов; 29 January 1925 – 26 March 1993) was a Soviet footballer and football referee from Azerbaijan. He was notable for being the linesman who helped to award a contentious goal for England in the 1966 FIFA World Cup Final against West Germany. He came to be wrongly referred to as "the Russian linesman" in England as a result of his decision and his Soviet citizenship, although he was not Russian but Azerbaijani. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tofiq Bahramov has received more than 142,485 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Tofiq Bahramov is the 407th most popular soccer player (up from 567th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from Azerbaijan (up from 31st in 2019) and the most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Tofiq Bahramov ranks 407 out of 16,880Before him are Poul Nielsen, Émerson Leão, Ronnie Hellström, Artur Jorge, Lukas Podolski, and Steven Gerrard. After him are Kim Sung-gan, Yanosuke Watanabe, Youri Djorkaeff, Ken Noritake, Guti, and John Charles.

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Among people born in 1925, Tofiq Bahramov ranks 110Before him are Gore Vidal, Alexander Shulgin, Donald O'Connor, Aliya Moldagulova, Serge Moscovici, and David Elazar. After him are Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Luciano Leggio, Masanori Tokita, Warren Christopher, John Guillermin, and Pavel Belyayev. Among people deceased in 1993, Tofiq Bahramov ranks 63Before him are Meliton Kantaria, Ishirō Honda, Rahmon Nabiyev, György Sárosi, Kenneth E. Boulding, and Dražen Petrović. After him are Hervé Villechaize, C. Northcote Parkinson, Luciano Leggio, Myrna Loy, Yen Chia-kan, and Silvina Ocampo.

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In Azerbaijan

Among people born in Azerbaijan, Tofiq Bahramov ranks 29 out of 189Before him are Shirali Muslimov (1805), Fikret Amirov (1922), Mehriban Aliyeva (1964), Muslim Magomayev (1942), Tadj ol-Molouk (1896), and Zarifa Aliyeva (1923). After him are Hikmat Mirzayev (null), Ali Asadov (1956), Banine (1905), Fatali Khan Khoyski (1875), Gara Garayev (1918), and Vladimir Menshov (1939).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Azerbaijan

Among soccer players born in Azerbaijan, Tofiq Bahramov ranks 1After him are Anatoliy Banishevskiy (1946), Eduard Markarov (1942), Alakbar Mammadov (1930), Arkady Andreasyan (1947), Gurban Gurbanov (1972), Rashad Sadygov (1982), Yura Movsisyan (1987), Vagif Javadov (1989), Jiloan Hamad (1990), Maksim Medvedev (1989), and Kamran Agayev (1986).