The Most Famous

SOCCER PLAYERS from French Polynesia

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This page contains a list of the greatest Soccer Players. The pantheon dataset contains 16,923 Soccer Players, 9 of which were born in French Polynesia. This makes French Polynesia the birth place of the 99th most number of Soccer Players behind Luxembourg and Faroe Islands.

Top 9

The following people are considered by Pantheon to be the most legendary Soccer Players of all time. This list of famous Soccer Players is sorted by HPI (Historical Popularity Index), a metric that aggregates information on a biography’s online popularity.

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1. Pascal Vahirua (1966 - )

With an HPI of 50.32, Pascal Vahirua is the most famous Soccer Player.  His biography has been translated into 15 different languages on wikipedia.

Pascal Vahirua (born 9 March 1966) is a French retired footballer who played mostly as a left winger. His career was intimately connected with AJ Auxerre. Vahirua appeared for the France national team at Euro 1992.

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2. Marama Vahirua (1980 - )

With an HPI of 49.56, Marama Vahirua is the 2nd most famous Soccer Player.  His biography has been translated into 23 different languages.

Marama Vahirua (born 12 May 1980) is a retired Tahitian footballer who played as a striker. He spent most of his career in France before finishing his professional career in Greece with Panthrakikos F.C.. In July 2018, he became president of Tahitian club A.S. Dragon. Between 2013 and 2014, he was the technical director of the Tahitian Football Federation.

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3. Nicolas Vallar (1983 - )

With an HPI of 48.43, Nicolas Vallar is the 3rd most famous Soccer Player.  His biography has been translated into 20 different languages.

Hiro Nicolas Vallar (born 22 October 1983) is a footballer from Papeete, Tahiti currently playing for A.S. Central Sport. He is a member of Tahiti national football team.

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4. Jonathan Tehau (1988 - )

With an HPI of 47.99, Jonathan Tehau is the 4th most famous Soccer Player.  His biography has been translated into 22 different languages.

Jonathan Tehau is a Tahitian footballer currently playing for A.S. Tefana. He is the brother of twins Lorenzo Tehau and Alvin Tehau and cousin of Teaonui Tehau, all playing for Tahiti national football team. He is a full-time member of the Tahiti national football team.

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5. Mikaël Roche (1982 - )

With an HPI of 46.17, Mikaël Roche is the 5th most famous Soccer Player.  His biography has been translated into 16 different languages.

Mikaël Roche (born 24 December 1982) is a footballer from Papeete, Tahiti, who plays as a goalkeeper for A.S. Central Sport. He is a member of the Tahiti national football team.

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6. Steevy Chong Hue (1990 - )

With an HPI of 43.56, Steevy Chong Hue is the 6th most famous Soccer Player.  His biography has been translated into 18 different languages.

Steevy Chong Hue (Chinese: 斯蒂维·张; born 26 January 1990) is a Tahitian footballer of Chinese background who plays as a striker for A.S. Tefana in the Tahitian First Division.

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7. Lorenzo Tehau (1989 - )

With an HPI of 42.45, Lorenzo Tehau is the 7th most famous Soccer Player.  His biography has been translated into 15 different languages.

Lorenzo Tehau is a footballer from Tahiti currently playing for A.S. Central Sport. He is the twin brother of Alvin Tehau, brother of Jonathan Tehau and cousin of Teaonui Tehau, all of them playing for Tahiti national football team.He represented his country in the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup and now is a full-time member of the Tahiti national football team. He was the top goalscorer for Tahiti in the 2012 OFC Nations Cup, where his national side won the tournament for the first time.

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8. Alvin Tehau (1989 - )

With an HPI of 41.03, Alvin Tehau is the 8th most famous Soccer Player.  His biography has been translated into 15 different languages.

Alvin Tehau is a Tahitian professional association footballer who plays for A.S. Tefana as a Central-midfielder. He is the twin brother of Lorenzo Tehau, brother of Jonathan Tehau and cousin of Teaonui Tehau, all playing for Tahiti national football team.He represented his country in the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup and now is a full-time member of the Tahiti national football team. Alongside a Cameroonian, Tehau signed for Atjeh United F.C., a football club in the Liga Primer Indonesia, in 2011.

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9. Teaonui Tehau (1992 - )

With an HPI of 40.64, Teaonui Tehau is the 9th most famous Soccer Player.  Her biography has been translated into 16 different languages.

Teaonui Tehau (born 1 September 1992) is a Tahitian footballer who plays as a striker or as a midfielder for A.S. Vénus. He is the cousin of the brothers Alvin Tehau, Lorenzo Tehau and Jonathan Tehau, all of them playing for Tahiti.

Pantheon has 9 people classified as soccer players born between 1966 and 1992. Of these 9, 9 (100.00%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living soccer players include Pascal Vahirua, Marama Vahirua, and Nicolas Vallar. As of October 2020, 3 new soccer players have been added to Pantheon including Pascal Vahirua, Lorenzo Tehau, and Alvin Tehau.

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