Ahmed Musa

1992 - Today

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Ahmed Musa ( ; born 14 October 1992) is a Nigerian professional footballer who last played as a forward and Winger for Sivasspor, he represents the Nigeria national team internationally. Musa became the first Nigerian to score more than once in a FIFA World Cup match, after scoring twice against Argentina in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Musa is also the first Nigerian to score in two FIFA World Cup competitions, after scoring another brace against Iceland in the group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahmed Musa has received more than 1,475,304 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Ahmed Musa is the 5,642nd most popular soccer player (down from 4,723rd in 2019), the 66th most popular biography from Nigeria (down from 61st in 2019) and the 21st most popular Nigerian Soccer Player.

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  • 42.27

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.13

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among soccer players, Ahmed Musa ranks 5,642 out of 21,273Before him are Oguchi Onyewu, Jürgen Werner, Ivan Strinić, Taulant Xhaka, Gerd Zewe, and Vedran Runje. After him are Carlos Tenorio, Masakiyo Maezono, Alejandro Domínguez, Albert Jorquera, Ivaylo Yordanov, and Jonas Hofmann.

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Among people born in 1992, Ahmed Musa ranks 106Before him are Dylan Sprouse, Jain, Jack Gleeson, Gerónimo Rulli, Gianmarco Tamberi, and Ricardo Rodríguez. After him are Jonas Hofmann, Peter Prevc, Meaghan Martin, Mahmood, Sérgio Oliveira, and Edy Tavares.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Ahmed Musa ranks 66 out of 309Before him are Victor Boniface (2000), Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (1900), Flora Nwapa (1931), Hakeem Kae-Kazim (1962), Omowunmi Sadik (1964), and Emmanuel Olisadebe (1978). After him are Vincent Enyeama (1982), Ben Okri (1959), Hauwa Ibrahim (1968), Mohammed Yusuf (1970), Atiku Abubakar (1946), and Fiona Fullerton (1956).


Among soccer players born in Nigeria, Ahmed Musa ranks 21Before him are Stephen Keshi (1962), Peter Rufai (1963), Celestine Babayaro (1978), Taye Taiwo (1985), Victor Boniface (2000), and Emmanuel Olisadebe (1978). After him are Vincent Enyeama (1982), Victor Moses (1990), Rabiu Afolabi (1980), Wilfred Agbonavbare (1966), Michael Obiku (1968), and Odion Ighalo (1989).