Bruce Grobbelaar

1957 - Today

Bruce Grobbelaar

Bruce David Grobbelaar (born 6 October 1957) is a Zimbabwean former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper, most prominently for English team Liverpool between 1981 and 1994, and for the Zimbabwean national team. He is remembered for his gymnastic-like athletic ability, unflappable confidence and eccentric and flamboyant style of play. He has been the goalkeeper coach for Ottawa Fury FC of the North American Soccer League since 2014. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bruce Grobbelaar has received more than 991,659 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,185th most popular soccer player.

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  • 44.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Bruce Grobbelaar ranks 2,181 out of 13,233Before him are Antônio Carlos Zago, Ricardo Giusti, Jackson Martínez, Steve Mandanda, Luuk de Jong, and Vladimir Maslachenko. After him are Héctor Baley, Víctor Fernández, Eduardo Astengo, Joël Matip, Billy McNeill, and Joe Gaetjens.

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Among people born in 1957, Bruce Grobbelaar ranks 202Before him are Tetsuo Sugamata, Gary Lewis, Alexander Dityatin, Tony Abbott, Tsai Ming-liang, and Alexandra Marinina. After him are Peter Englund, Johannes Hahn, Adam Nawałka, Claudie Haigneré, Mirjana Karanović, and Fulvio Collovati.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Bruce Grobbelaar ranks 90 out of 220Before him are Mark Shuttleworth (1973), Tom Naudé (1889), Pik Botha (null), Steve Nash (1974), Jim Fouché (1898), and Sharlto Copley (1973). After him are Tony Maggs (1937), Ernest Leonard Johnson (1891), Ahmed Kathrada (1929), Chris Hani (1942), George F. R. Ellis (1939), and Cariba Heine (1988).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In South Africa

Among soccer players born in South Africa, Bruce Grobbelaar ranks 1After him are Steven Pienaar (1982), Benni McCarthy (1977), Dimas (1969), Siphiwe Tshabalala (1984), Mark González (1984), Aaron Mokoena (1980), Hans Vonk (1970), Matthew Booth (1977), MacBeth Sibaya (1977), Lucas Radebe (1969), and Pierre Issa (1975).

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