New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


Alphonse Areola

1993 - Today

Photo of Alphonse Areola

Icon of person Alphonse Areola

Alphonse Francis Areola (French: [alfɔ̃s aʁeɔla]; born 27 February 1993) is a French professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club West Ham United and the France national team. An academy graduate of PSG, he spent the early parts of his career on loan, enjoying spells with Lens, Bastia, and Villarreal. During his stint with Villarreal, Areola broke the club record for the longest period of play without conceding a goal, remaining unbeaten for a period of 620 minutes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alphonse Areola has received more than 2,882,554 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Alphonse Areola is the 3,726th most popular soccer player (down from 3,209th in 2019), the 4,538th most popular biography from France (down from 3,949th in 2019) and the 194th most popular French Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 43.18

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Alphonse Areolas by language


Among soccer players, Alphonse Areola ranks 3,726 out of 16,880Before him are Carlos Roberto Gallo, Jia Xiuquan, Salah Assad, Charles W. Alcock, Atilio Ancheta, and André Strappe. After him are Sebastian Deisler, Marc Millecamps, Carlo Galli, Māris Verpakovskis, Ödön Bodor, and Bogdan Lobonț.

Most Popular Soccer Players in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1993, Alphonse Areola ranks 51Before him are Johannes Thingnes Bø, Lucas Digne, Emmelie de Forest, Victoria Justice, Debby Ryan, and Leonardo Spinazzola. After him are Elizabeth Gillies, Fabinho, Florian Thauvin, Sead Kolašinac, Zayn Malik, and Geoffrey Kondogbia.

Others Born in 1993

Go to all Rankings

In France

Among people born in France, Alphonse Areola ranks 4,538 out of 6,011Before him are Pierre Morel (1964), Jeanne Balibar (1968), Jules Pierre Rambur (1801), Cyril Collard (1957), Robert Liottel (1885), and André Strappe (1928). After him are Léon Frapié (1863), Robert Sabatier (1923), Johan Micoud (1973), Robert Défossé (1909), Benjamin Biolay (1973), and Camille Cottin (1978).


Among soccer players born in France, Alphonse Areola ranks 194Before him are Dominique Dropsy (1951), Marcel Pinel (1908), Lucas Digne (1993), Clément Lenglet (1995), Georges Verriest (1909), and André Strappe (1928). After him are Johan Micoud (1973), Robert Défossé (1909), Claude Papi (1949), Florian Thauvin (1993), Robert Budzynski (1940), and Louis Gabrillargues (1914).

Twitter Activity