Abedi Pele

1964 - Today

Abedi Pele

Abedi Ayew ( ə-BAY-dee ə-YOO; born 5 November 1964), known professionally as Abedi Pele, is a Ghanaian former professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder and who served as captain of the Ghana national team. He is regarded as one of the greatest African footballers of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abedi Pele has received more than 733,760 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 463rd most popular soccer player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 730k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.64

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.14

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Abedi Pele ranks 461 out of 13,233Before him are Reizo Fukuhara, Víctor Valdés, Daniele Massaro, Luis Carniglia, Alain Giresse, and Arturo Vidal. After him are Sergio Agüero, Claudio Gentile, Lorenzo Fernández, Karl Rappan, Emerich Jenei, and Bastian Schweinsteiger.

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Among people born in 1964, Abedi Pele ranks 56Before him are Robert Fico, Jean Alesi, Eazy-E, Teri Hatcher, Bridget Fonda, and Don Cheadle. After him are Eddie Vedder, Djimon Hounsou, Oleksandr Turchynov, Serhat, Tracy Chapman, and Gianluca Vialli.

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In Ghana

Among people born in Ghana, Abedi Pele ranks 4 out of 84Before him are Kofi Annan (1938), Kwame Nkrumah (1909), and Marcel Desailly (1968). After him are John Kufuor (1938), Nana Akufo-Addo (1944), John Atta Mills (1944), Peter Turkson (1948), Jerry Rawlings (1947), Peter Mensah (1959), Michael Essien (1982), and William Boyd (1952).


Among soccer players born in Ghana, Abedi Pele ranks 2Before him are Marcel Desailly (1968). After him are Michael Essien (1982), Sulley Muntari (1984), Asamoah Gyan (1985), Samuel Kuffour (1976), Stephen Appiah (1980), Kwadwo Asamoah (1988), James Kwesi Appiah (1960), Tony Yeboah (1966), Gerald Asamoah (1978), and Derek Boateng (1983).

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