Cristian Chivu

1980 - Today

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Cristian Eugen Chivu (Romanian pronunciation: [kristiˈan e.uˈdʒen ˈkivu]; born 26 October 1980) is a Romanian professional football manager and former player who is the head coach of Inter Milan's under-19 side. A defender, he began his career with hometown club CSM Reșița before moving to FC Universitatea Craiova in 1998, leaving Romania to join Dutch club Ajax a season later. His performances as the captain of Ajax inspired an €18 million transfer to Roma in 2003. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cristian Chivu has received more than 773,369 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Cristian Chivu is the 1,619th most popular soccer player (up from 1,632nd in 2019), the 263rd most popular biography from Romania (up from 277th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Romanian Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 770k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.35

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 47

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.00

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Cristian Chivus by language

Over the past year Cristian Chivu has had the most page views in the with 97,317 views, followed by Italian (57,378), and Romanian (37,475). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Greek (1,917.91%), Arabic (86.69%), and Simple English (80.79%)


Among soccer players, Cristian Chivu ranks 1,619 out of 21,273Before him are Arne Brustad, Antal Szalay, Zequinha, Maxime Bossis, František Veselý, and Bernhard Klodt. After him are Severino Reija, Bryan Robson, Ryuichi Sugiyama, Reinhard Libuda, Paulinho, and Ruy Ramos.

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Among people born in 1980, Cristian Chivu ranks 40Before him are Annalena Baerbock, Jordana Brewster, Luís Fabiano, Jesse Jane, Roman Weidenfeller, and Kim Tae-hee. After him are Sami Yusuf, Tomáš Rosický, Emre Belözoğlu, Seydou Keita, Ashley Cole, and Robbie Keane.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Cristian Chivu ranks 263 out of 844Before him are Constantin von Economo (1876), Dimitrie Sturdza (1833), Kadriye Nurmambet (1933), Miklós Bánffy (1873), Aaron Aaronsohn (1876), and Dan Petrescu (1967). After him are Gheorghe Grigore Cantacuzino (1832), Emil Racoviță (1868), Nichita Stănescu (1933), Eva Mozes Kor (1934), Natalya Varley (1947), and Margit Kaffka (1880).


Among soccer players born in Romania, Cristian Chivu ranks 18Before him are Helmuth Duckadam (1959), Josef Posipal (1927), Miodrag Belodedici (1964), Răzvan Lucescu (1969), István Avar (1905), and Ștefan Barbu (1908). After him are Marius Lăcătuș (1964), Nicolae Kovács (1911), Ștefan Dobay (1909), Adalbert Deșu (1909), Victor Pițurcă (1956), and Nicolae Dobrin (1947).