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Antônio de Oliveira Filho (born 5 October 1960), better known as Careca (Portuguese pronunciation: [kaˈɾɛkɐ]), is a Brazilian former footballer, who was deployed 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 425,718 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Careca is the 187th most popular soccer player (up from 242nd in 2019), the 73rd most popular biography from Brazil (up from 84th 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

  • 430k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 69.40

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 55

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Careca ranks 187 out of 16,923Before him are Dennis Bergkamp, Felix Magath, Michel Hidalgo, Yoshio Furukawa, Tostão, and Hideo Sakai. After him are Jiro Miyake, Xavi, Raymond Domenech, Masao Takada, Joaquín Peiró, and Takashi Kawanishi.

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Among people born in 1960, Careca ranks 32Before him are Tilda Swinton, Kim Ki-duk, Miguel Díaz-Canel, Hassan Nasrallah, James Spader, and Michael Nyqvist. After him are Pierre Littbarski, Simonetta Sommaruga, Andreas Brehme, Damon Hill, Nena, and John F. Kennedy Jr..

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Careca ranks 73 out of 1,947Before him are Moacir Barbosa Nascimento (1921), Vicente Feola (1909), Zumbi (1655), Zizinho (1921), Neymar (1992), and Tostão (1947). After him are João Goulart (1918), Leonardo Boff (1938), Amarildo Tavares da Silveira (1939), Deodoro da Fonseca (1827), Jair Marinho (1936), and Itamar Franco (1930).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Careca ranks 33Before him are Kaká (1982), Cafu (1970), Moacir Barbosa Nascimento (1921), Zizinho (1921), Neymar (1992), and Tostão (1947). After him are Amarildo Tavares da Silveira (1939), Jair Marinho (1936), Pepe (1935), Hilderaldo Bellini (1930), Telê Santana (1931), and Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório (1943).