Denis Law

1940 - Today

Denis Law

Denis Law (born 24 February 1940) is a Scottish former footballer who played as a forward. His career as a football player began at Second Division Huddersfield Town in 1956. After four years at Huddersfield, he was signed by Manchester City for an estimated transfer fee of £55,000, which set a new British record. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Denis Law has received more than 1,242,360 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 97th most popular soccer player.

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  • 61.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.53

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Denis Law ranks 97 out of 13,233Before him are Leo Beenhakker, José Nasazzi, Iker Casillas, Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório, Zoltán Czibor, and Juan Alberto Schiaffino. After him are José Altafini, Luis Monti, Franco Baresi, Eric Cantona, José Leandro Andrade, and Hristo Stoichkov.

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Among people born in 1940, Denis Law ranks 59Before him are Tarō Asō, Herbie Hancock, James Cromwell, Al Jarreau, Jacques Rancière, and Abdurrahman Wahid. After him are John Gotti, Raquel Welch, Shahnaz Pahlavi, Gudrun Ensslin, Lance Henriksen, and Nancy Pelosi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Denis Law ranks 627 out of 5,347Before him are Nick Mason (1944), William C. Campbell (1930), E. M. Forster (1879), Eadred (923), Colin Maclaurin (1698), and Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844). After him are Annie Lennox (1954), Willibrord (658), Christian Bale (1974), Robert Grosseteste (1175), Frank Williams (1942), and John Mayall (1933).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Denis Law ranks 8Before him are Bobby Charlton (1937), Gordon Banks (1937), Bobby Moore (1941), Stanley Matthews (1915), David Beckham (1975), and Bobby Robson (1933). After him are Duncan Edwards (1936), Brian Clough (1935), Kevin Keegan (1951), Bob Paisley (1919), Kenny Dalglish (1951), and Peter Shilton (1949).

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