1988 - Today


Anderson Luís de Abreu Oliveira (born 13 April 1988), commonly known as Anderson, is a retired Brazilian footballer who played as a midfielder. He is best known 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 185,858 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,644th most popular soccer player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 190k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.77

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Anderson ranks 2,640 out of 13,233Before him are Claudio Borghi, Jesús María Zamora, Vedran Ćorluka, Alfonso Pérez, Andreas Granqvist, and David Jack. After him are Eike Immel, Dele Alli, Fritz Herkenrath, Valeriy Porkujan, Glenn Hysén, and Giovani dos Santos.

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Among people born in 1988, Anderson ranks 71Before him are Therese Johaug, Haley Joel Osment, Robert Sheehan, Renato Augusto, Blanca Suárez, and Ma Long. After him are Vasyl Lomachenko, ASAP Rocky, Melissa Benoist, Neven Subotić, Takashi Inui, and Yann Sommer.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Anderson ranks 478 out of 1,296Before him are Daniela Mercury (1965), Ingo Hoffmann (1953), Kiko Loureiro (null), Renato Augusto (1988), Edson Tavares (1956), and Alice Braga (1983). After him are Orani João Tempesta (1949), Carlos Latuff (1968), Igor Cavalera (1970), Cazuza (1958), Falcão (1977), and Marcos Paquetá (1958).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Anderson ranks 258Before him are Luiz Adriano (1987), Elano (1981), Mirandinha (1959), Jonas Gonçalves Oliveira (1984), João Paulo (1964), and Renato Augusto (1988). After him are Falcão (1977), Marcos Paquetá (1958), Alessandro Santos (1977), David Neres (null), Edu Manga (1967), and Lucas Leiva (1987).

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