Ali Daei

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Ali Daei

Ali Daei (Persian: علی دایی ‎ pronounced [ʔæliː dɑːjiː]; born 21 March 1969) is an Iranian former professional footballer, football manager and businessman. A striker, he was captain of the Iran national football team, and played for clubs such as Bayern Munich and Hertha BSC. He is currently the owner and CEO of Daei Sport. A tall forward, Daei was a prolific goalscorer, who was known for his heading accuracy and ability in the air; he is the world's all-time leading goalscorer in the history of men's international football with 109 goals scored for Iran, an achievement listed in Guinness World Records. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ali Daei has received more than 1,404,555 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 474th most popular soccer player.

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  • 54.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.90

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Ali Daei ranks 472 out of 13,233Before him are Emerich Jenei, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Adriano, Isacio Calleja, Oliver Bierhoff, and Orlando Peçanha. After him are Philipp Lahm, Ivan Rakitić, Carlos José Castilho, Juan Sebastián Verón, Eric Abidal, and Milan Galić.

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Among people born in 1969, Ali Daei ranks 40Before him are Ed Miliband, Paul Rudd, Ellen Pompeo, Mariah Carey, Dave Bautista, and Robert Prosinečki. After him are Wes Anderson, Darren Aronofsky, Jojo Moyes, Fernando Redondo, Siniša Mihajlović, and Jason Bateman.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Ali Daei ranks 173 out of 374Before him are Arsaces II of Parthia (-300), Apama (-400), Shohreh Aghdashloo (1952), Muhammad Husayn Tabatabai (1892), Ryu Gwansun (1902), and Baba Tahir (947). After him are Daqiqi (1000), Al-Shahrastani (1086), Jafar Panahi (1960), Elmore James (1918), Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar (1906), and Al-Baydawi (1201).

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Among soccer players born in Iran, Ali Daei ranks 1After him are Ali Parvin (1946), Andranik Eskandarian (1951), Nasser Hejazi (1949), Sardar Azmoun (1995), Ali Karimi (1978), Mehdi Mahdavikia (1977), Javad Nekounam (1980), Vahid Hashemian (1976), Ashkan Dejagah (1986), Khodadad Azizi (1971), and Karim Bagheri (1974).

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