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Antônio de Oliveira Filho (born 5 October 1960), better known as Careca (Portuguese pronunciation: [kaˈɾɛkɐ]), is a Brazilian former professional footballer who played as a forward. During his career, Careca played for several clubs, most notably with Italian side Napoli. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Careca has received more than 499,950 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Careca is the 198th most popular soccer player (down from 187th in 2019), the 71st most popular biography from Brazil (up from 73rd in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

Careca is most famous for being a Brazilian soccer player who played for the Brazilian national team. He played for Santos and won the Copa Libertadores, which is the most prestigious club tournament in South America.

Memorability Metrics

  • 500k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.92

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 56

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Careca ranks 198 out of 16,880Before him are Paulino Alcántara, Kurt Hamrin, Dražan Jerković, Emilio Butragueño, Clarence Seedorf, and Luka Modrić. After him are Shunichi Kumai, Rinat Dasayev, Pepe, Helmut Rahn, Fernando Torres, and Luis Suárez.

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Among people born in 1960, Careca ranks 35Before him are Ivan Lendl, James Spader, Damon Hill, Michael Nyqvist, Jorge Sampaoli, and Kristin Scott Thomas. After him are Sarah Brightman, David Duchovny, Nena, Stanley Tucci, Barham Salih, and Hassan Nasrallah.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Careca ranks 71 out of 2,067Before him are Nelson Freire (1944), Gérson (1941), Astrud Gilberto (1940), Hebe Camargo (1929), Carlos Ghosn (1954), and Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco (1897). After him are João Goulart (1918), Pepe (1935), Ernesto Geisel (1907), Leonardo Araújo (1969), Fernanda Montenegro (1929), and Vicente Feola (1909).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Careca ranks 33Before him are Kaká (1982), Tostão (1947), Ademir de Menezes (1922), Zizinho (1921), José Altafini (1938), and Gérson (1941). After him are Pepe (1935), Moacir Barbosa Nascimento (1921), Amarildo Tavares da Silveira (1939), Hilderaldo Bellini (1930), Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório (1943), and Dunga (1963).