1982 - Today


Adriano Leite Ribeiro (born February 17, 1982), commonly known simply as Adriano, 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 93,299 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 470th most popular soccer player.

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  • 54.51

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.64

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Adriano ranks 468 out of 13,233Before him are Sergio Agüero, Claudio Gentile, Lorenzo Fernández, Karl Rappan, Emerich Jenei, and Bastian Schweinsteiger. After him are Isacio Calleja, Oliver Bierhoff, Orlando Peçanha, Ali Daei, Philipp Lahm, and Ivan Rakitić.

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Among people born in 1982, Adriano ranks 10Before him are Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Petr Čech, Lil Wayne, Eddie Redmayne, Kirsten Dunst, and Víctor Valdés. After him are Jessica Biel, Priyanka Chopra, Sultan Kösen, Alberto Contador, Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland, and Pepe Reina.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Adriano ranks 124 out of 1,296Before him are Telê Santana (1931), Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior (1943), Waldemar de Brito (1913), Sérgio Mendes (1941), Gisele Bündchen (1980), and Bartolomeu de Gusmão (1685). After him are Orlando Peçanha (1935), Carlos José Castilho (1927), Pascoal Ranieri Mazzilli (1910), Washington Luís (1869), Princess Januária of Brazil (1822), and Eurico Gaspar Dutra (1883).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Adriano ranks 52Before him are Dida (1973), Tite (1961), Deco (1977), Dino Sani (1932), Telê Santana (1931), and Waldemar de Brito (1913). After him are Orlando Peçanha (1935), Carlos José Castilho (1927), Félix Miélli Venerando (1937), Juninho Pernambucano (1975), Thiago Silva (1984), and Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (1954).

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