Christian Benítez

1986 - 2013

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Christian Rogelio Benítez Betancourt (May 1, 1986 – July 29, 2013), also known as Chucho, was an Ecuadorian professional footballer who played as a striker. He began his career with El Nacional in Ecuador and then joined Santos Laguna, with whom he won the award for Best Player of the Clausura 2008. He spent the 2009–10 season on loan to Premier League club Birmingham City, and then moved to Club América for a Mexican record US$10 million, where he was a regular scorer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian Benítez has received more than 401,198 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Christian Benítez is the 6,170th most popular soccer player (down from 5,263rd in 2019), the 64th most popular biography from Ecuador (down from 49th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Ecuadorean Soccer Player.

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  • 50.30

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Christian Benítez ranks 6,170 out of 16,923Before him are Luc Holtz, Lima, Alex Mineiro, Julius Aghahowa, Manu Trigueros, and Jussi Jääskeläinen. After him are Laurent Robert, Masaaki Sawanobori, Ariza Makukula, Ronnie Moran, Thomas Partey, and Earnie Stewart.

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Among people born in 1986, Christian Benítez ranks 325Before him are Ami Koshimizu, Ederson, Fabián Orellana, Miguel Lopes, Christopher von Uckermann, and Christopher Abbott. After him are Paul Biedermann, Olesya Rulin, Mike Krieger, Quincy Owusu-Abeyie, Peter Pekarík, and Olivia Thirlby. Among people deceased in 2013, Christian Benítez ranks 416Before him are Jack Clement, Reeva Steenkamp, Sharon Stouder, Khady Sylla, Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi, and Ilya Tsymbalar. After him are Philippe Gaumont, Allan Simonsen, Barbara Lawrence, Jean Kent, Chi Cheng, and C. Everett Koop.

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Among people born in Ecuador, Christian Benítez ranks 64 out of 108Before him are Christian Noboa (1985), Ulises de la Cruz (1974), Édison Méndez (1979), Arturo Rodas (1954), José Francisco Cevallos (1971), and Nicolás Lapentti (1976). After him are Jefferson Pérez (1974), Carlos Vera (1976), Segundo Castillo (1982), Walter Ayoví (1979), Néicer Reasco (1977), and Marlon Ayoví (1971).


Among soccer players born in Ecuador, Christian Benítez ranks 14Before him are Álex Aguinaga (1968), Iván Kaviedes (1977), Christian Noboa (1985), Ulises de la Cruz (1974), Édison Méndez (1979), and José Francisco Cevallos (1971). After him are Segundo Castillo (1982), Walter Ayoví (1979), Néicer Reasco (1977), Marlon Ayoví (1971), Félix Borja (1983), and Giovanny Espinoza (1977).