Vladica Popović

1935 - 2020

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Vladimir "Vladica" Popović (Serbian Cyrillic: Bладимиp "Bлaдицa" Пoпoвић; 17 March 1935 – 10 August 2020) was a Serbian professional footballer and manager. The biggest success in his coaching career was winning the Intercontinental Cup with Red Star Belgrade in 1991. Born in Zemun, Popović started playing at local side Jedinstvo but his talent was spotted while he was still very young and giants Red Star Belgrade brought him to their youth team where he will later play for more than a decade becoming team captain and also regular member of the Yugoslav national team.Popović began coaching football in Venezuela in the 1970s, leading Portuguesa FC, Caracas F.C. and Deportivo Italia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladica Popović has received more than 40,848 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Vladica Popović is the 355th most popular soccer player (up from 2,266th in 2019), the 69th most popular biography from Serbia (up from 166th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Serbian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Vladica Popović ranks 355 out of 16,923. Before him are Manuel Neuer, Imre Schlosser, Amadeo Carrizo, Toninho Cerezo, Sigfried Held, and Giovanni Ferrari. After him are Akira Nozawa, Julen Lopetegui, Gaetano Scirea, Wim Suurbier, Erwin Koeman, and Kikuzo Kisaka.

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Among people born in 1935, Vladica Popović ranks 76Before him are Gene Vincent, Pranab Mukherjee, Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah, Toni Sailer, Jack Welch, and António Ramalho Eanes. After him are Judd Hirsch, Paul Goma, Lee Remick, Dominique Venner, Robert Silverberg, and Valeri Kubasov. Among people deceased in 2020, Vladica Popović ranks 110Before him are Miloš Jakeš, Stuart Whitman, Astrid Kirchherr, Amadeo Carrizo, Jack Welch, and Ken Hensley. After him are Hamed Karoui, Tony Allen, Nikolai Kapustin, Juan Marsé, Park Won-soon, and Paul Goma.

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Among people born in Serbia, Vladica Popović ranks 69 out of 469. Before him are Filip Vujanović (1954), Dušan Simović (1882), Vujadin Boškov (1931), Radivoj Korać (1938), Thomas Nagel (1937), and Bata Živojinović (1933). After him are Dragan Stojković (1965), Martin of Braga (520), Velibor Vasović (1939), Monica Seles (1973), Rajko Mitić (1922), and Živojin Mišić (1855).


Among soccer players born in Serbia, Vladica Popović ranks 5Before him are Radomir Antić (1948), Bora Milutinović (1944), Dragan Džajić (1946), and Vujadin Boškov (1931). After him are Velibor Vasović (1939), Rajko Mitić (1922), Miloš Milutinović (1933), Todor Veselinović (1930), Dejan Stanković (1978), Aleksandar Tirnanić (1910), and Ivan Bek (1909).