1977 - Today


Anderson Luís de Souza (born 27 August 1977), known as Deco (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈdɛku]), is a retired professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder or central midfielder. Deco is one of the few players to have won the UEFA Champions League with two clubs, with Porto in 2004 and Barcelona in 2006. He was named UEFA Club Footballer of the Year and UEFA Best Midfielder in Porto's Champions League-winning season and was named Man of the Match in the 2004 UEFA Champions League Final. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Deco has received more than 1,530,285 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 419th most popular soccer player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.14

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 59

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.64

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Deco ranks 417 out of 13,233Before him are Henri Delaunay, Kikuzo Kisaka, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Hugo Meisl, Hernán Crespo, and Yukio Shimomura. After him are Ernst Wilimowski, Tomohiko Ikoma, Dino Sani, Nobuo Matsunaga, Mario Balotelli, and Takashi Mizuno.

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Among people born in 1977, Deco ranks 15Before him are Raúl, Psy, David Trezeguet, Michael Fassbender, John Cena, and Liv Tyler. After him are Sarah Wayne Callies, Tarja Turunen, Kanye West, Chris Martin, Brittany Murphy, and Hidetoshi Nakata.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Deco ranks 114 out of 1,296Before him are Robinho (1984), Floriano Peixoto (1839), Florinda Bolkan (null), Dida (1973), Tite (1961), and Loalwa Braz (1953). After him are Artur da Costa e Silva (1899), Dino Sani (1932), Carlos Pace (1944), Telê Santana (1931), Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior (1943), and Waldemar de Brito (1913).