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Clodoaldo Tavares de Santana, better known as Clodoaldo (Brazilian Portuguese: [klodoˈawdu]; born 25 September 1949), is a Brazilian former footballer who played as a defensive midfielder. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clodoaldo has received more than 156,480 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Clodoaldo is the 497th most popular soccer player (up from 636th in 2019), the 126th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 161st in 2019) and the 56th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 160k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.00

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.49

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among soccer players, Clodoaldo ranks 497 out of 21,273Before him are Lukas Podolski, Guy Roux, Alexis Sánchez, Vincenzo Montella, Masanori Tokita, and Michel Hidalgo. After him are Erik ten Hag, Tarcisio Burgnich, Hans Schäfer, Max Morlock, Majed Abdullah, and Pietro Rava.

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Among people born in 1949, Clodoaldo ranks 126Before him are Bengt Holmström, Manuel Marín, Michael W. Young, Klaus Fischer, Arif Alvi, and Ward Cunningham. After him are Göran Persson, Steve Perry, Marc Ravalomanana, Ariel Henry, Slavenka Drakulić, and Ken Wilber.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Clodoaldo ranks 126 out of 2,236Before him are Oscar (1954), Mário de Andrade (1893), Artur da Costa e Silva (1899), Tiradentes (1746), Carlos Pace (1944), and Everaldo (1944). After him are Pedro de Alcântara, Prince of Grão-Pará (1875), Gal Costa (1945), Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (1954), Carlos José Castilho (1927), Baden Powell (1937), and José Mauro de Vasconcelos (1920).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Clodoaldo ranks 56Before him are Émerson Leão (1949), Robinho (1984), Roberto Dinamite (1954), Aldair (1965), Oscar (1954), and Everaldo (1944). After him are Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (1954), Carlos José Castilho (1927), Zé Roberto (1974), Raí (1965), Zózimo (1932), and Dino Sani (1932).