Angelos Charisteas

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Angelos Charisteas (Greek: Άγγελος Χαριστέας, pronounced [ˈaɲɟelos xariˈ]; born 9 February 1980) is a Greek former professional footballer who played as a forward. Since 2019, he works as sporting director for Aris. At club level he played for Aris Thessaloniki, Werder Bremen, Ajax, Feyenoord, Bayer Leverkusen, Schalke 04, Arles-Avignon, and Al-Nassr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Angelos Charisteas has received more than 680,361 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Angelos Charisteas is the 1,896th most popular soccer player (down from 1,465th in 2019), the 641st most popular biography from Greece (down from 612th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Greek Soccer Player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.73

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among soccer players, Angelos Charisteas ranks 1,896 out of 21,273Before him are Serhiy Rebrov, Max Merkel, Agustín Sauto Arana, Marcel Domingo, Yoshinori Shigematsu, and Franz Roth. After him are Jaroslav Pollák, Ibrahim Afellay, Rinaldo Martino, Samir Handanović, Brahim Díaz, and Máté Fenyvesi.

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Among people born in 1980, Angelos Charisteas ranks 56Before him are Diego Lugano, Michelle Williams, John Arne Riise, Pau Gasol, William Levy, and Kate Ryan. After him are Jenson Button, Simon Helberg, Gabriel Milito, Randy Orton, Yossi Benayoun, and Ben Whishaw.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Angelos Charisteas ranks 641 out of 1,024Before him are Ioannis Grivas (1923), Eurycrates (null), Eurymedon (-450), Tilemachos Karakalos (1866), Vitsentzos Kornaros (1553), and Katherine Karađorđević (1943). After him are Germanos III of Old Patras (1771), Anaxander (-650), Dimitrios Voulgaris (1803), Pantelis Karasevdas (1876), Evangelos Damaskos (1801), and Archon of Pella (-400).


Among soccer players born in Greece, Angelos Charisteas ranks 4Before him are Ange Postecoglou (1965), Theodoros Zagorakis (1971), and Antonios Nikopolidis (1971). After him are Nikos Anastopoulos (1958), Sokratis Papastathopoulos (1988), Giorgos Karagounis (1977), Antonis Antoniadis (1946), Mimis Domazos (1942), Theofanis Gekas (1980), Alketas Panagoulias (1934), and Traianos Dellas (1976).