1965 - Today

Photo of Aldair

Icon of person Aldair

Aldair Nascimento dos Santos (Brazilian Portuguese: [awdaˈiʁ]; born 30 November 1965), known simply as Aldair, is a Brazilian retired footballer who played as a defender, and who was part of the Brazil national team that won the 1994 FIFA World Cup. He spent most of his professional career at Italian club A.S. Roma, where he later also served as captain, winning the Serie A title with the club in 2001. He is one of the members to have been inducted into the A.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aldair has received more than 328,575 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Aldair is the 605th most popular soccer player (up from 676th in 2019), the 146th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 165th in 2019) and the 60th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 330k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.38

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Aldairs by language


Among soccer players, Aldair ranks 605 out of 16,923Before him are Henri Michel, Manfred Kaltz, Roger Byrne, Paul Scholes, Silvio Marzolini, and Philipp Lahm. After him are Manuel Sanchís Martínez, Lucien Muller, Tatsuya Shiji, William Foulke, Daniel Bertoni, and Thiago Alcântara.

Most Popular Soccer Players in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1965, Aldair ranks 49Before him are Lennox Lewis, Melissa McBride, Linda Evangelista, Raí, Jürgen Kohler, and Elizabeth Hurley. After him are Manuel Uribe, Valeria Golino, Chris Rock, Jean Castex, Julia Ormond, and David Wenham.

Others Born in 1965

Go to all Rankings

In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Aldair ranks 146 out of 1,947Before him are Eurico Gaspar Dutra (1883), Raí (1965), Aleijadinho (1738), Hélio Gracie (1913), Vanderlei Luxemburgo (1952), and Washington Luís (1869). After him are Jorge Paulo Lemann (1939), João Guimarães Rosa (1908), Bernardino Machado (1851), Oscar (1954), Aymoré Moreira (1912), and Felipe Massa (1981).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Aldair ranks 60Before him are Edu Coimbra (1947), Dino Sani (1932), Carlos José Castilho (1927), Orlando Peçanha (1935), Marcelo (1988), and Raí (1965). After him are Oscar (1954), Aymoré Moreira (1912), Thiago Silva (1984), Waldemar de Brito (1913), Zózimo (1932), and Tite (1961).