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Adriano Leite Ribeiro (born February 17, 1982), commonly known simply as Adriano, is a Brazilian former professional footballer. He played as a striker and was known for his long range left footed strikes. Adriano had four prolific seasons in Italy with Italian clubs Parma and Inter Milan, being considered one of the best strikers in the world during this time and earning the nickname L'Imperatore ("the Emperor"). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adriano has received more than 122,114 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Adriano is the 709th most popular soccer player (down from 428th in 2019), the 178th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 111th in 2019) and the 72nd most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Adriano ranks 709 out of 16,880Before him are Santiago Cañizares, Orlando Peçanha, Pietro Rava, Andreas Möller, Eduard Streltsov, and Noritaka Hidaka. After him are Waldemar de Brito, Bruno Conti, Alf Ramsey, Andoni Goikoetxea Olaskoaga, Yoshinobu Ishii, and Akira Nishino.

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Among people born in 1982, Adriano ranks 16Before him are Víctor Valdés, Jessica Biel, Yelena Isinbayeva, Hyun Bin, Nick Vujicic, and Pepe Reina. After him are Son Ye-jin, Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland, Eduardo Saverin, Mikel Arteta, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, and Cobie Smulders.

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Among people born in Brazil, Adriano ranks 178 out of 2,067Before him are Tarcísio Meira (1935), Venceslau Brás (1868), Toquinho (1946), Waldo Machado (1934), Orlando Peçanha (1935), and Lucélia Santos (1957). After him are Waldemar de Brito (1913), Tarsila do Amaral (1886), Zózimo (1932), Café Filho (1899), Diane, Duchess of Württemberg (1940), and Jorginho (1991).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Adriano ranks 72Before him are Clodoaldo (1949), Diego Costa (1988), Giovane Élber (1972), Dino Sani (1932), Waldo Machado (1934), and Orlando Peçanha (1935). After him are Waldemar de Brito (1913), Zózimo (1932), Jorginho (1991), Aymoré Moreira (1912), Dirceu (1952), and Jorginho (1964).

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