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Benni McCarthy

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Benedict Saul McCarthy (born 12 November 1977) is a South African football coach, former player and rapper who is a first-team coach at Manchester United. He previously worked as head coach of South African Premier Division team AmaZulu.A former forward, McCarthy is the South Africa national team's all-time top scorer with 31 goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benni McCarthy has received more than 1,915,671 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Benni McCarthy is the 4,868th most popular soccer player (down from 4,495th in 2019), the 182nd most popular biography from South Africa (down from 160th in 2019) and the 4th most popular South African Soccer Player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

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  • 3.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Benni McCarthy ranks 4,868 out of 16,880Before him are Alex Teixeira, Curtis Jones, Roberto López Ufarte, Lucas Ocampos, Olaf Marschall, and Alex Manninger. After him are Lincoln, Benoît Assou-Ekotto, Javier Guzmán, Gerry Byrne, Mikel Alonso, and Aruna Dindane.

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Among people born in 1977, Benni McCarthy ranks 242Before him are Jessica Meir, Marco Storari, Iva Majoli, Elisa, Theodoros Papaloukas, and Alex Manninger. After him are Narain Karthikeyan, Danielle Harris, Devon, Cyril Abiteboul, Kadri Simson, and Tomm Moore.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Benni McCarthy ranks 182 out of 374Before him are Austin Stevens (1950), Mike Melvill (1940), David Benatar (1966), Albertina Sisulu (1918), Govan Mbeki (1910), and Richard Goldstone (1938). After him are Desiré Wilson (1953), Lawrence Stevens (1913), Clarence Walker (1898), Athol Fugard (1932), Bessie Head (1937), and Neville Lederle (1938).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In South Africa

Among soccer players born in South Africa, Benni McCarthy ranks 4Before him are Bruce Grobbelaar (1957), Gordon Hodgson (1904), and Dimas (1969). After him are Siphiwe Tshabalala (1984), Steven Pienaar (1982), Phil Masinga (1969), Mark González (1984), Hans Vonk (1970), Lucas Radebe (1969), Matthew Booth (1977), and Aaron Mokoena (1980).

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