Walter Zenga

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Walter Zenga (Italian pronunciation: [ˈvalter ˈdzeŋɡa, - ˈdzɛŋ-]; born 28 April 1960) is an Italian football manager and former player who last managed Serie A club Cagliari. He was a long-time goalkeeper for Inter Milan and the Italian national team. During his playing career, Zenga was part of the Italian squad that finished fourth at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles and was the starting goalkeeper for the Italian team that finished third in the 1990 FIFA World Cup tournament held in Italy, keeping a World Cup record unbeaten streak. A three-time winner of the IFFHS World's Best Goalkeeper Award, Zenga is regarded by pundits as one of the best goalkeepers of all time, and in 2013 was voted the eighth best goalkeeper of the past quarter-century by IFFHS. In 2000, he also placed 20th in the World Keeper of the Century Elections by the same organisation.After retiring as a player, Zenga briefly became an actor in an Italian soap opera and also a pundit on Italian TV. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Zenga has received more than 788,472 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Walter Zenga is the 83rd most popular coach (down from 69th in 2019), the 1,810th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,615th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Italian Coach.

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Among coaches, Walter Zenga ranks 83 out of 329Before him are Siniša Mihajlović, Roberto Donadoni, Andreas Köpke, Gérard Houllier, Jorge Sampaoli, and Luciano Spalletti. After him are Lars Lagerbäck, Guy Thys, Željko Obradović, Robert Prosinečki, Juande Ramos, and Dušan Bajević.

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Among people born in 1960, Walter Zenga ranks 61Before him are Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Anne Parillaud, Gary Lineker, Gia Carangi, Damon Wayans, and Jorge Sampaoli. After him are Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran, Kim Wilde, John Galliano, Michael Hutchence, Abdullah Abdullah, and Hideaki Anno.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Walter Zenga ranks 1,810 out of 4,088Before him are Gioachino Greco (1590), Elio de Angelis (1958), Gianluca Pagliuca (1966), Archduke Johann Salvator of Austria (1852), Arturo Merzario (1943), and Marino Marini (1901). After him are Humbert III, Count of Savoy (1136), Archduke Ferdinand Karl Joseph of Austria-Este (1781), Aurelio Peccei (1908), Bruno Munari (1907), Franco Battiato (1945), and Peter Krešimir IV of Croatia (null).

Among COACHES In Italy

Among coaches born in Italy, Walter Zenga ranks 15Before him are Enzo Bearzot (1927), Massimiliano Allegri (1967), Cesare Prandelli (1957), Alberto Zaccheroni (1953), Roberto Donadoni (1963), and Luciano Spalletti (1959). After him are Stefano Pioli (1965), Gian Piero Ventura (1948), Fabrizio Ravanelli (1968), Luigi Delneri (1950), Francesco Graziani (1952), and Sergio Bertoni (1915).