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Claudemir Jerônimo Barreto (born 27 March 1981), known as Cacau (Portuguese pronunciation: [kaˈkaw], German: [kaˈkaʊ]), is a former professional footballer who played as a striker. Born in Brazil, he represented Germany at international level. Cacau received German citizenship in February 2009 and made his international debut in May that year in a friendly match against China. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cacau has received more than 281,705 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Cacau is the 2,406th most popular soccer player (down from 2,086th in 2019), the 506th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 420th in 2019) and the 252nd most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 280k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.70

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 62

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.61

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Cacau ranks 2,406 out of 16,923Before him are Hakan Yakin, Hajime Moriyasu, Guillermo Riveros, Jorge Romo, Yasutoshi Miura, and Andrés Palop. After him are Luís Mesquita de Oliveira, Ezequiel Garay, Rainer Zobel, Zoran Filipović, Chieko Homma, and Léon Glovacki.

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Among people born in 1981, Cacau ranks 88Before him are Chad Michael Murray, Dima Bilan, Krysten Ritter, Maher Zain, Peter Crouch, and Sunny Leone. After him are Rinko Kikuchi, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Kunal Nayyar, Rupert Friend, Mohamed Zidan, and Jared Kushner.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Cacau ranks 506 out of 1,947Before him are Beth Carvalho (1946), Eduardo da Silva (1983), Christian Fittipaldi (1971), Joel de Oliveira Monteiro (1904), Giovanni Silva de Oliveira (1972), and Luiz Adriano (1987). After him are Luís Mesquita de Oliveira (1911), Mano Menezes (1962), Márcio Melo (1906), Jaú (1909), Heitor Canalli (1910), and Danilo (1991).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Cacau ranks 252Before him are Miranda (1984), Jorginho (1991), Eduardo da Silva (1983), Joel de Oliveira Monteiro (1904), Giovanni Silva de Oliveira (1972), and Luiz Adriano (1987). After him are Luís Mesquita de Oliveira (1911), Jaú (1909), Heitor Canalli (1910), Danilo (1991), Sylvio Hoffmann (1908), and Edivaldo Martins Fonseca (1962).