1934 - 2009

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José Ferreira Franco (18 November 1934 in Recife – 25 July 2009), nicknamed Zequinha, was a Brazilian association football player. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zequinha has received more than 18,245 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Zequinha is the 1,201st most popular soccer player (up from 1,351st in 2019), the 278th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 299th in 2019) and the 125th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Zequinha ranks 1,201 out of 16,923Before him are Angelo Peruzzi, Nikita Simonyan, Aron Winter, Antônio Carlos Zago, Ángel Melogno, and Alf-Inge Håland. After him are Shunsuke Nakamura, Julio César Britos, Michael Rummenigge, Juan Evaristo, Gyoji Matsumoto, and Atsuyoshi Furuta.

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Among people born in 1934, Zequinha ranks 205Before him are Ian Richardson, Shirley Jones, Carmelo Simeone, Susan George, Pierre Barouh, and Horst Szymaniak. After him are Gyoji Matsumoto, Juraj Herz, Manfred Wörner, Richard Swinburne, Julio Jiménez, and Julius Darmaatmadja. Among people deceased in 2009, Zequinha ranks 146Before him are Hildegard Behrens, Giovanni Arrighi, Willy Ronis, Lyudmila Zykina, Savka Dabčević-Kučar, and Horst Szymaniak. After him are Natalya Estemirova, Dom DeLuise, Béla Király, Adolf Merckle, Peter Shirayanagi, and Anna Yegorova.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Zequinha ranks 278 out of 1,947Before him are Bigode (1922), Altair Gomes de Figueiredo (1938), Oswald de Andrade (1890), Maxwell (1981), Carvalho Leite (1912), and Antônio Carlos Zago (1969). After him are Nelson Pereira dos Santos (1928), Nereu Ramos (1888), Roberto Moreno (1959), Silas Pereira (1965), Walter Salles (1956), and José Ferraz de Almeida Júnior (1850).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Zequinha ranks 125Before him are David Luiz (1987), Bigode (1922), Altair Gomes de Figueiredo (1938), Maxwell (1981), Carvalho Leite (1912), and Antônio Carlos Zago (1969). After him are Silas Pereira (1965), Fernando Giudicelli (1906), Oreco (1932), Luís Fabiano (1980), Danilo Alvim (1920), and Nelsinho Baptista (1950).