Andrea Barzagli

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Andrea Barzagli (Italian pronunciation: [anˈdrɛːa barˈtsaʎʎi, -ˈdza-]; born 8 May 1981) is an Italian former professional footballer who played as a centre-back. A four-time member of the Serie A Team of the Year, Barzagli is regarded as one of the best and most consistent defenders in Italian football history. After playing for several smaller Italian clubs in the lower divisions of Italian football in his early career, he made his Serie A debut with Chievo in 2003, and eventually came to prominence while playing for Palermo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrea Barzagli has received more than 1,740,754 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia. Andrea Barzagli is the 1,556th most popular soccer player (up from 1,790th in 2019), the 2,983rd most popular biography from Italy (up from 3,113th in 2019) and the 118th most popular Italian Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.55

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 56

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Andrea Barzaglis by language

Over the past year Andrea Barzagli has had the most page views in the with 140,825 views, followed by English (109,444), and French (29,003). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Turkish (191.96%), Serbian (121.44%), and Malagasy (96.15%)


Among soccer players, Andrea Barzagli ranks 1,556 out of 21,273Before him are Teodoro Fernández, Ángel Melogno, Horst Blankenburg, Burak Yılmaz, Juan Carlos Calvo, and Árpád Weisz. After him are Juan Evaristo, Colin Bell, Hans-Jürgen Kreische, Tommy Lawrence, Amedeo Biavati, and Arthur Machado.

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Among people born in 1981, Andrea Barzagli ranks 48Before him are Maxwell, Song Hye-kyo, Kim Jong-chul, Pitbull, Park Ji-sung, and Sienna Miller. After him are Bryce Dallas Howard, Engin Akyürek, Kolo Touré, Bruno Alves, Amy Lee, and Dmytro Kuleba.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Andrea Barzagli ranks 2,983 out of 5,161Before him are Carlo Rustichelli (1916), Ercole Baldini (1933), Filippo Baldinucci (1625), Blanche of Montferrat (1472), Giulio Gaudini (1904), and Enzo G. Castellari (1938). After him are Ordelafo Faliero (1100), Marino Zorzi (1231), Caterina Visconti (1360), Enzo Jannacci (1935), John Leonardi (1541), and Dante Ferretti (1943).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Andrea Barzagli ranks 118Before him are Angelo Peruzzi (1970), Massimo Ambrosini (1977), Adolfo Baloncieri (1897), Armando Picchi (1935), Romeo Benetti (1945), and Stephan El Shaarawy (1992). After him are Amedeo Biavati (1915), Gabriele Oriali (1952), Ciro Ferrara (1967), Antonio Cassano (1982), Gino Pivatelli (1933), and Mario Pizziolo (1909).