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Vittorio Pozzo

1886 - 1968

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Vittorio Pozzo (Italian pronunciation: [vitˈtɔːrjo ˈpottso]; 2 March 1886 – 21 December 1968) was an Italian football player, manager and journalist. The creator of the Metodo tactical formation, Pozzo is regarded as one of the greatest managers of all time, and is the only manager to guide a national team to two FIFA World Cup titles as coach, leading the Italy national team to victory in the 1934 and 1938 FIFA World Cups. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vittorio Pozzo has received more than 292,605 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Vittorio Pozzo is the 208th most popular soccer player (up from 222nd in 2019), the 1,307th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,277th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Italian Soccer Player.

Vittorio Pozzo was an Italian football coach who is most famous for winning the 1934 and 1938 World Cups with the Italian national team.

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Among soccer players, Vittorio Pozzo ranks 208 out of 16,880Before him are Helmut Rahn, Fernando Torres, Luis Suárez, Piet Keizer, Antoine Griezmann, and Javier Zanetti. After him are Josip Skoblar, Pedro Cea, Duncan Edwards, René van de Kerkhof, Willy van de Kerkhof, and Yozo Aoki.

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Among people born in 1886, Vittorio Pozzo ranks 49Before him are Raymond A. Spruance, Jisaburō Ozawa, Dong Biwu, Rex Stout, Franz Rosenzweig, and Alain-Fournier. After him are Tsuguharu Foujita, Raoul Hausmann, Gottfried Benn, Marcel Dupré, Erich Fellgiebel, and Giovanni Battista Caproni. Among people deceased in 1968, Vittorio Pozzo ranks 38Before him are Lucio Fontana, Vasily Sokolovsky, Nikolaus von Falkenhorst, Alice Guy-Blaché, Romano Guardini, and Josef Harpe. After him are Fritz Bauer, Charles Chaplin Jr., Tsuguharu Foujita, Howard Florey, Georgios Papandreou, and Husband E. Kimmel.

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Among people born in Italy, Vittorio Pozzo ranks 1,307 out of 4,668Before him are Marco Ferreri (1928), Drusus Caesar (7), Gabriele Amorth (1925), Claudio Magris (1939), Paolo Gentiloni (1954), and Alberic II of Spoleto (911). After him are Carlo Levi (1902), Frederick the Simple (1342), Norberto Bobbio (1909), Paolo Giovio (1483), Miuccia Prada (1949), and Leonardo Leo (1694).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Vittorio Pozzo ranks 21Before him are Luigi Riva (1944), Alessandro Del Piero (1974), Sandro Mazzola (1942), Giampiero Boniperti (1928), Andrea Pirlo (1979), and Antonio Conte (1969). After him are Giovanni Ferrari (1907), Lorenzo Buffon (1929), Valentino Mazzola (1919), Gaetano Scirea (1953), Marco Materazzi (1973), and Alessandro Nesta (1976).