Abou Diaby

1986 - Today

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Vassiriki Abou Diaby (born 11 May 1986), known as Abou Diaby, is a French former professional footballer. He played primarily in a box to box role, adept at both attacking and defending, and was described as a player who was "languid, elusive, and athletic" that could either "dribble past opponents or slip passes to team-mates". Of Ivorian descent, Diaby also possessed "superb touch" and "excellent close control". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abou Diaby has received more than 1,691,416 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia. Abou Diaby is the 4,896th most popular soccer player (down from 4,040th in 2019), the 5,031st most popular biography from France (down from 4,620th in 2019) and the 253rd most popular French Soccer Player.

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  • 1.7M

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  • 43.81

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Abou Diaby has had the most page views in the with 127,753 views, followed by French (66,071), and Italian (12,640). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (90.33%), Southern Azerbaijani (80.80%), and Norwegian (Nynorsk) (61.88%)


Among soccer players, Abou Diaby ranks 4,896 out of 21,273Before him are Comunardo Niccolai, Cris, Gordon Hodgson, Takayoshi Yamano, Goce Sedloski, and Jan Berger. After him are Arnoldo Iguarán, Carlos Alberto Dias, Luboš Kubík, Giorgos Donis, Romarinho, and Giampaolo Pazzini.

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Among people born in 1986, Abou Diaby ranks 137Before him are Dani Osvaldo, Maître Gims, Amanda Bynes, José Aldo, Hsieh Su-wei, and Teresa Palmer. After him are Darya Domracheva, Dianna Agron, Song Ha-yoon, Peyton List, Stjepan Hauser, and Peng Shuai.

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In France

Among people born in France, Abou Diaby ranks 5,031 out of 6,770Before him are Bernard Casoni (1961), Perrine Pelen (1960), Nicolas Dupont-Aignan (1961), Annie Famose (1944), Jean Boiteux (1933), and René Ferrier (1936). After him are Charles Le Goffic (1863), Adrian Mannarino (1988), Aimée Antoinette Camus (1879), Bruno Martini (1962), Eriq Ebouaney (1967), and Jonathan Zebina (1978).


Among soccer players born in France, Abou Diaby ranks 253Before him are Allan Saint-Maximin (1997), Noël Liétaer (1908), Jérôme Rothen (1978), Olivier Rouyer (1955), Bernard Casoni (1961), and René Ferrier (1936). After him are Bruno Martini (1962), Jonathan Zebina (1978), Marc Berdoll (1953), Guy Lacombe (1955), Daniel Xuereb (1959), and Gabriel De Michèle (1941).