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Roberto Luís Gaspar de Deus Severo, OIH (born 3 May 1976), known as Beto (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈbɛtu]), is a Portuguese former professional footballer who played mainly as a central defender. He played most of his professional career with Sporting CP (ten seasons, more than 300 official games and five major titles), but also had spells in France and Spain, which included spending three years with Recreativo de Huelva. Beto represented the Portugal national team at the 2002 World Cup and two European Championships, winning 31 caps. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Beto has received more than 128,057 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Beto is the 4,262nd most popular soccer player (down from 3,888th in 2019), the 366th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 321st in 2019) and the 68th most popular Soccer Player.

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  • 130k

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  • 41.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Beto ranks 4,262 out of 16,880Before him are Gerard López, Isaac Cuenca, Éder, Maurizio Gaudino, Thomas Delaney, and Kevin Volland. After him are André Ayew, Miroslav Stoch, Søren Busk, Ron Greenwood, Sergio Rico, and Virgilio Levratto.

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Among people born in 1976, Beto ranks 229Before him are Liv Kristine, Gaby Espino, Barbie Hsu, França, Peyton Manning, and Tatyana Lebedeva. After him are Marlene Favela, Ane Brun, Magnus Norman, Monique Covét, Logan Marshall-Green, and Cho Jin-woong.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Beto ranks 366 out of 555Before him are Ricardo Pereira (1993), Rui Barros (1965), Miguel Veloso (1986), Rúben Amorim (1985), Maria Teresa Horta (1937), and Nuno Valente (1974). After him are Mário de Noronha (1885), Hilário (1975), Eduardo Carvalho (1982), Teresa Salgueiro (1969), Ricardo Costa (1981), and Olegário Benquerença (1969).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, Beto ranks 68Before him are Rúben Dias (1997), Ricardo Pereira (1993), Rui Barros (1965), Miguel Veloso (1986), Rúben Amorim (1985), and Nuno Valente (1974). After him are Hilário (1975), Eduardo Carvalho (1982), Ricardo Costa (1981), Manuel Fernandes (1986), Miguel Monteiro (1980), and André Gomes (1993).