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José Roberto Gama de Oliveira (born 16 February 1964), known as Bebeto, is a Brazilian former professional football player who played as a forward. He entered politics in the 2010 Brazilian General Elections and was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro representing the Democratic Labour Party. With 39 goals in 75 appearances for Brazil, Bebeto is the sixth highest goalscorer for his national team. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bebeto has received more than 822,020 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Bebeto is the 90th most popular soccer player (up from 138th in 2019), the 47th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 64th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 66

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.93

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Bebeto ranks 90 out of 16,923. Before him are Francesco Totti, Denis Law, Richard Møller Nielsen, Gianluigi Buffon, Nándor Hidegkuti, and Hristo Stoichkov. After him are George Weah, Gabriel Batistuta, Telmo Zarra, Bobby Robson, Leo Beenhakker, and Lucien Laurent.

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Among people born in 1964, Bebeto ranks 16Before him are Sarah Palin, Juliette Binoche, Michael Laudrup, Courteney Cox, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, and Klaus Ebner. After him are Jack Ma, Jürgen Klinsmann, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Michelle Obama, Rocco Siffredi, and Giuseppe Conte.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Bebeto ranks 47 out of 1,947. Before him are Alberto Santos-Dumont (1873), Rivaldo (1972), Zito (1932), Juscelino Kubitschek (1902), Gylmar dos Santos Neves (1930), and Hebe Camargo (1929). After him are Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1931), Machado de Assis (1839), José Altafini (1938), Roberto Carlos (1941), Paulo Roberto Falcão (1953), and Ademir de Menezes (1922).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Bebeto ranks 22Before him are Arthur Friedenreich (1892), Leônidas (1913), Roberto Carlos (1973), Rivaldo (1972), Zito (1932), and Gylmar dos Santos Neves (1930). After him are José Altafini (1938), Paulo Roberto Falcão (1953), Ademir de Menezes (1922), Gérson (1941), Kaká (1982), and Cafu (1970).