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Ahmed Faras

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Ahmed Faras (Arabic: أحمد فرس; born 7 December 1946) is a Moroccan former professional 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 171,869 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Ahmed Faras is the 558th most popular soccer player (up from 902nd in 2019), the 41st most popular biography from Morocco (up from 49th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Moroccan Soccer Player.

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  • 55.18

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.91

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  • 2.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Ahmed Faras ranks 558 out of 16,880Before him are Giorgio Chiellini, Hugo Meisl, Ally McCoist, Igor Belanov, Domingos da Guia, and David Luiz. After him are Bixente Lizarazu, Héctor Rial, Roger Hunt, Akira Matsunaga, Ali Sami Yen, and Bruno Metsu.

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Among people born in 1946, Ahmed Faras ranks 171Before him are Alison Steadman, Jan Kodeš, Ian McDonald, Peter Sutcliffe, Sue Lyon, and Joe Dante. After him are Jean-Pierre Jarier, Tom Savini, Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester, Petre Roman, Michael Radford, and Héctor Yazalde.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Ahmed Faras ranks 41 out of 198Before him are Mohamed Abdelaziz (1946), Abd al-Rahman of Morocco (1779), Mohammed ben Abdallah (1710), Dominique de Villepin (1953), Sayyida al Hurra (1485), and Idris II of Morocco (791). After him are Christian de Portzamparc (1944), Aziz Akhannouch (1961), Mohamed Choukri (1935), Muhammad IV of Morocco (1803), Mohammed Ben Aarafa (1886), and Abbas El Fassi (1940).


Among soccer players born in Morocco, Ahmed Faras ranks 3Before him are Just Fontaine (1933) and Larbi Benbarek (1914). After him are Ezzaki Badou (1959), Mustapha Hadji (1971), Abdelmajid Dolmy (1953), Abderrahmane Mahjoub (1929), Noureddine Naybet (1970), Driss Bamous (1942), Serge Chiesa (1950), Mohamed Timoumi (1960), and Daniel Sanchez (1953).