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 first and 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 218,732 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Vittorio Pozzo is the 222nd most popular soccer player (down from 187th in 2019), the 1,277th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,211th in 2019) and the 20th 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 222 out of 16,923Before him are Josip Skoblar, Yukio Goto, Haruo Arima, Arie Haan, Emilio Butragueño, and Karl-Heinz Schnellinger. After him are Sergio Ramos, Arjen Robben, Yanosuke Watanabe, Ilija Petković, Udo Lattek, and Osamu Yamaji.

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Among people born in 1886, Vittorio Pozzo ranks 49Before him are Marcel Dupré, Aron Nimzowitsch, Gottfried Benn, Giovanni Battista Caproni, Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Raoul Hausmann. After him are Alain-Fournier, Dong Biwu, Hugh Lofting, Karl Korsch, Jisaburō Ozawa, and Rex Stout. Among people deceased in 1968, Vittorio Pozzo ranks 41Before him are Josef Harpe, Hans-Jürgen Stumpff, Lucio Fontana, Arnold Zweig, Tivadar Soros, and Alice Guy-Blaché. After him are Howard Florey, Fritz Bauer, Georgios Papandreou, John Heartfield, Husband E. Kimmel, and Giovannino Guareschi.

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Among people born in Italy, Vittorio Pozzo ranks 1,277 out of 4,088Before him are Ivanoe Bonomi (1873), Drusus Caesar (7), Cennino Cennini (1360), Marcantonio Raimondi (1480), Antipope Christopher (900), and Pietro Della Valle (1586). After him are Dino Risi (1916), Valentino Rossi (1979), Timaeus (-350), Pietro Andrea Mattioli (1501), Francesco Maria I della Rovere, Duke of Urbino (1490), and Pompeius Strabo (-135).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Vittorio Pozzo ranks 20Before him are Filippo Inzaghi (1973), Sandro Mazzola (1942), Fabio Cannavaro (1973), Andrea Pirlo (1979), Antonio Conte (1969), and Giampiero Boniperti (1928). After him are Roberto Mancini (1964), Gian Piero Gasperini (1958), Salvatore Schillaci (1964), Lorenzo Buffon (1929), Valentino Mazzola (1919), and Giovanni Ferrari (1907).