Ahmed Faras

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Ahmed Faras (Arabic: أحمد فرس‎; born 7 December 1946) is a Moroccan former footballer who played as a striker for Chabab Mohammédia at club level and Morocco internationally. Faras was named African Footballer of the Year in 1975. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahmed Faras has received more than 74,389 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Ahmed Faras is the 902nd most popular soccer player (down from 894th in 2019), the 49th most popular biography from Morocco and the 3rd most popular Moroccan Soccer Player.

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  • 74k

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  • 63.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.51

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Ahmed Faras ranks 902 out of 16,923. Before him are Índio, Shigeo Yaegashi, Nobuo Kawakami, Roger Piantoni, Willi Schulz, and Shigemi Ishii. After him are Francisco Aramburu, Guillermo Gorostiza, Hong Myung-bo, Volodymyr Troshkin, Migueli, and Svatopluk Pluskal.

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Among people born in 1946, Ahmed Faras ranks 206Before him are Sawao Kato, Andrea Dworkin, Silvio Rodríguez, Princess Maria da Glória, Duchess of Segorbe, Miguel Reina, and Fernando Filoni. After him are Joanna Lumley, Udo Lindenberg, Irena Szewińska, Tyne Daly, Al Green, and Johnson Toribiong.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Ahmed Faras ranks 49 out of 163. Before him are Idris II of Morocco (791), Mohamed Choukri (1935), Abu Yusuf Yaqub ibn Abd al-Haqq (1212), Yusuf II, Almohad caliph (1197), Amir Peretz (1952), and Ibn al-Banna' al-Marrakushi (1256). After him are Saadeddine Othmani (1956), Saïd Aouita (1959), Abdelilah Benkirane (1954), Philippe Barbarin (1950), Abdellatif Filali (1928), and Driss Jettou (1945).


Among soccer players born in Morocco, Ahmed Faras ranks 3Before him are Just Fontaine (1933) and Larbi Benbarek (1914). After him are Mustapha Hadji (1971), Ezzaki Badou (1959), Abderrahmane Mahjoub (1929), Noureddine Naybet (1970), Abdelmajid Dolmy (1953), Serge Chiesa (1950), Daniel Sanchez (1953), Mohamed Timoumi (1960), and Abdeljalil Hadda (1972).