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Anderson Luís de Abreu Oliveira (born 13 April 1988), commonly known as Anderson, is a Brazilian retired professional footballer who works as assistant manager of Adana Demirspor. He played as a midfielder and known best for his tenure with Manchester United. Born in Porto Alegre, he began his career with Grêmio, joining the youth team before rising through the ranks. His goal against Náutico during the 2005 play-offs earned Grêmio promotion to the Brazilian Série A. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anderson has received more than 230,988 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Anderson is the 2,704th most popular soccer player (down from 2,640th in 2019), the 550th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 479th in 2019) and the 283rd most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 50

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Anderson ranks 2,704 out of 16,923Before him are Russinho, François Remetter, Nuno Espírito Santo, Diógenes Lara, José Bordalás, and Terry Venables. After him are Sergej Barbarez, Lucho González, Samuel Kuffour, Ladislav Jurkemik, Eduardo Astengo, and Rodolfo Rodríguez.

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Among people born in 1988, Anderson ranks 58Before him are Blanca Suárez, Martin Fourcade, Princess Beatrice of York, Nicolás Otamendi, Juan Martín del Potro, and Russell Westbrook. After him are Kim Soo-hyun, Skrillex, Melissa Benoist, Nikola Kalinić, Sokratis Papastathopoulos, and Zoë Kravitz.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Anderson ranks 550 out of 1,947Before him are Kiko Loureiro (1972), Oscarino Costa Silva (1907), Fernando Haddad (1963), Caio Júnior (1965), Vampeta (1974), and Russinho (1902). After him are Joaquim Manuel de Macedo (1820), Ivan Mariz (1910), Elano (1981), Guy Ecker (1959), Ado (1946), and Josimar (1961).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Anderson ranks 283Before him are Alcindo (1945), Batista (1955), Oscarino Costa Silva (1907), Caio Júnior (1965), Vampeta (1974), and Russinho (1902). After him are Ivan Mariz (1910), Elano (1981), Ado (1946), Josimar (1961), Ricardo Oliveira (1980), and Policarpo Ribeiro de Oliveira (1907).