Arthur Friedenreich

1892 - 1969

Arthur Friedenreich

Arthur Friedenreich (18 July 1892 – 6 September 1969) was a Brazilian professional footballer, who played as a forward. He was Nicknamed The Tiger or the Original "Black" Pearl, and was arguably the sport's first outstanding mixed race player. He played when Brazilian football was still amateur, which lasted until 1933. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Friedenreich has received more than 178,782 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 53rd most popular soccer player.

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  • 64.19

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  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.13

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Arthur Friedenreich ranks 53 out of 13,233Before him are Gianluigi Buffon, Lothar Matthäus, David Beckham, Paolo Maldini, Roger Milla, and Flórián Albert. After him are Omar Sívori, Mircea Lucescu, Guillermo Stábile, Jairzinho, Zlatan Ibrahimović, and Romário.

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Among people born in 1892, Arthur Friedenreich ranks 31Before him are Edward Victor Appleton, Mátyás Rákosi, Darius Milhaud, Erhard Milch, Marina Tsvetaeva, and Ernst Lubitsch. After him are Erwin Panofsky, Stefan Banach, Corneille Heymans, William P. Murphy, Robert Ritter von Greim, and Shirō Ishii. Among people deceased in 1969, Arthur Friedenreich ranks 24Before him are Brian Jones, Jan Palach, Saud of Saudi Arabia, Levi Eshkol, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, and Sonja Henie. After him are Witold Gombrowicz, Boris Karloff, Dominique Pire, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., Princess Alice of Battenberg, and B. Traven.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Arthur Friedenreich ranks 33 out of 1,296Before him are Nílton Santos (1925), Ronaldinho (1980), Rivellino (1946), Djalma Santos (1929), Luiz Felipe Scolari (1948), and Nelson Piquet (1952). After him are Jairzinho (1944), Alberto Santos-Dumont (1873), Romário (1966), Astrud Gilberto (1940), Sebastião Salgado (1944), and Leônidas (1913).