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Country: Brazil

About Garrincha
Manuel Francisco dos Santos (October 28, 1933 – January 20, 1983), known by the nickname "Garrincha" ("little bird"), was a Brazilian football right winger and forward who helped the Brazil national team win the World Cups of 1958 and 1962. He played the majority of his professional career for Brazilian club Botafogo.The word garrincha itself means wren. Garrincha was also known as Mané (short for Manuel) by his friends, a name which in Brazil also means "fool" or "half wit". It was possibly used in that sense at some point – or even as a double entendre due to Garrincha's child-like personality. The combined "Mané Garrincha" is common among fans in Brazil. Due to his immense popularity in Brazil, he was also called Alegria do Povo (Joy of the People) and Anjo de Pernas Tortas (Angel with Bent Legs). FIFA considers him the best Brazilian player ever after Pelé; many eminent football historians in Brazil have also referred to him being at least the equal of Pelé. He is also widely regarded as the best dribbler in football history.

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Rank Name Total
2. Roberto Rivelino 71146
3. Romário 56423
4. Careca 31168
5. Pele 18742
6. Garrincha 18245
7. Ademir da Guia 17138
8. Ronaldinho Gaucho 15816
9. Ronaldo 7552
10. Arthur Zico 6051

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25. Mark Yardley 20209
26. Cristian Chivu 19599
27. Raul Gonzalez 19384
28. Pele 18742
29. Garrincha 18245
30. Ademir da Guia 17138
31. Ali Parvin 16325
32. Ronaldinho Gaucho 15816
33. Eusébio Silva Ferre 14987

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