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Adriano Leite Ribeiro (born February 17, 1982), commonly known simply as Adriano "Emperor", is a Brazilian former professional footballer. A powerful striker known for his long range left footed strikes, Adriano's career was however marked by inconsistency. One of the best strikers in the world in the mid 2000s, he had five prolific seasons in Italy with Parma and Inter Milan, earning the nickname L'Imperatore (the Emperor), before a decline in his performances which coincided with the death of his father. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adriano has received more than 105,255 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Adriano is the 428th most popular soccer player (up from 468th in 2019), the 111th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 124th in 2019) and the 47th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Adriano ranks 428 out of 16,923Before him are Juninho Pernambucano, Tokizo Ichihashi, Wesley Sneijder, Arawa Kimura, Jan Ceulemans, and Xabi Alonso. After him are Takeo Wakabayashi, Alessandro Nesta, Masuzo Madono, Steven Gerrard, Deco, and Nereo Rocco.

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Among people born in 1982, Adriano ranks 7Before him are Anne Hathaway, Kaká, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Lil Wayne, and Eddie Redmayne. After him are Kirsten Dunst, Petr Čech, Jessica Biel, Víctor Valdés, Sultan Kösen, and Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland.

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Among people born in Brazil, Adriano ranks 111 out of 1,947Before him are Elis Regina (1945), Pierre Clostermann (1921), Dunga (1963), Rubens Barrichello (1972), Peter Medawar (1915), and Juninho Pernambucano (1975). After him are Deco (1977), Robinho (1984), Chico Xavier (1910), Augusto Boal (1931), Baden Powell (1937), and Loalwa Braz (1953).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Adriano ranks 47Before him are Toninho Cerezo (1955), Dani Alves (1983), Cláudio Taffarel (1966), Dida (1973), Dunga (1963), and Juninho Pernambucano (1975). After him are Deco (1977), Robinho (1984), Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (1954), Émerson Leão (1949), Zé Roberto (1974), and Pepe (1983).

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