1932 - 2015


José Ely de Miranda (8 August 1932 – 14 June 2015), commonly known as Zito, was a Brazilian footballer who played as a midfielder. His club career was spent mostly in the service of Santos, captaining a side including Pelé to domestic and international successes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zito has received more than 17,160 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 76th most popular soccer player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 17k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Zito ranks 76 out of 13,233Before him are Miguel Muñoz, Roberto Carlos, Oliver Kahn, Fritz Walter, Mario Kempes, and Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. After him are Telmo Zarra, Francesco Totti, Rivaldo, Gylmar dos Santos Neves, Ernesto Valverde, and Lucien Laurent.

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Among people born in 1932, Zito ranks 47Before him are Sheldon Lee Glashow, Stephen Covey, Pat Morita, Louis Malle, Roy Scheider, and Jean-Pierre Cassel. After him are Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Oliver E. Williamson, Little Richard, Raisa Gorbacheva, Robert Vaughn, and Robert Mundell. Among people deceased in 2015, Zito ranks 42Before him are Colleen McCullough, Frei Otto, Charles H. Townes, Val Logsdon Fitch, Wes Craven, and Benedict Anderson. After him are Ben E. King, Yoichiro Nambu, Alcides Ghiggia, René Girard, Pierre Brice, and Yitzhak Navon.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Zito ranks 42 out of 1,296Before him are Romário (1966), Astrud Gilberto (1940), Sebastião Salgado (1944), Leônidas (1913), Carlos Alberto Parreira (1943), and Roberto Carlos (1973). After him are Juscelino Kubitschek (1902), Gilberto Gil (1942), Rivaldo (1972), Gylmar dos Santos Neves (1930), Roberto Carlos (1941), and Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil (1846).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Zito ranks 19Before him are Djalma Santos (1929), Arthur Friedenreich (1892), Jairzinho (1944), Romário (1966), Leônidas (1913), and Roberto Carlos (1973). After him are Rivaldo (1972), Gylmar dos Santos Neves (1930), Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório (1943), José Altafini (1938), Paulo Roberto Falcão (1953), and Neymar (1992).

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