Alf Ramsey

1920 - 1999

Alf Ramsey

Sir Alfred Ernest Ramsey (22 January 1920 – 28 April 1999) was an English football player and manager. As a player, he represented the England national team and captained the side, but he is best known for his time as England manager from 1963 to 1974, which included guiding them to victory in the 1966 FIFA World Cup. Knighted in 1967 in recognition of the World Cup win, Ramsey also managed his country to third place in the 1968 European Championship and the quarter-finals of the 1970 World Cup and the 1972 European Championship respectively. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alf Ramsey has received more than 656,337 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 521st most popular soccer player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 660k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.02

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.45

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Alf Ramsey ranks 519 out of 13,233Before him are Hidetoshi Nakata, Roberto Di Matteo, Daniele De Rossi, Emiliano Sala, Mitsuo Kamata, and Jean Djorkaeff. After him are Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck, Branko Oblak, Thiago Silva, Harry Gregg, Eizo Yuguchi, and Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior.

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Among people born in 1920, Alf Ramsey ranks 119Before him are Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Eva Dahlbeck, Eduardo Mondlane, Marcel Reich-Ranicki, Stan Ockers, and Henrietta Lacks. After him are Delbert Mann, Miguel Delibes, Meliton Kantaria, Christopher Robin Milne, Yevgeny Dragunov, and Martine Carol. Among people deceased in 1999, Alf Ramsey ranks 70Before him are Paul Bowles, David Ogilvy, DeForest Kelley, Kisshomaru Ueshiba, Leon Štukelj, and Heinz G. Konsalik. After him are Pierre Bézier, Igor Netto, Joseph Heller, Phaedon Gizikis, Brion James, and Saul Steinberg.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alf Ramsey ranks 1,456 out of 5,347Before him are Eddie the Eagle (1963), Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone (1883), Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin (1766), Vanessa Bell (1879), Oldfield Thomas (1858), and Saint David (512). After him are Norman Davies (1939), Ian Kershaw (1943), Martin Gore (1961), Thomas Kyd (1558), Joseph Paxton (1803), and Rupert Sheldrake (1942).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Alf Ramsey ranks 27Before him are Ryan Giggs (1973), Wayne Rooney (1985), Ian Callaghan (1942), Gareth Bale (1989), Bill Foulkes (1932), and John Toshack (1949). After him are Harry Gregg (1932), Ian Rush (1961), William Foulke (1874), Dixie Dean (1907), Michael Owen (1979), and Paul Gascoigne (1967).

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