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Derek Boateng

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Derek Owusu Boateng ( BOH-teng; born 2 May 1983) is a Ghanaian former professional footballer who played as a defensive midfielder. Born in Ghana, Boateng went on to play professional football in Greece, Sweden, Israel, Germany, Spain, Ukraine, England, and the United States during a career that spanned between 1999 and 2017. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Derek Boateng has received more than 213,790 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Derek Boateng is the 4,993rd most popular soccer player (down from 4,486th in 2019), the 33rd most popular biography from Ghana (down from 29th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Ghanaian Soccer Player.

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  • 210k

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  • 39.88

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

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  • 9.09

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.30

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Derek Boateng ranks 4,993 out of 16,880Before him are Manolo, Tomasz Frankowski, Júnior Moraes, Gjoko Hadžievski, Henri Dirickx, and Daniel Xuereb. After him are Ciprian Marica, César Cueto, Choi Yong-soo, Héctor Herrera, Valentin Kuzin, and Oleh Luzhny.

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Among people born in 1983, Derek Boateng ranks 182Before him are Philipp Kohlschreiber, Gwilym Lee, Edson Braafheid, Pavel Gubarev, Jonás Gutiérrez, and André Santos. After him are Amber Tamblyn, Demy de Zeeuw, Simone Pepe, Myriam Fares, Brody Jenner, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw.

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In Ghana

Among people born in Ghana, Derek Boateng ranks 33 out of 121Before him are Kwadwo Asamoah (1988), Edward Akufo-Addo (1906), Alphonso Davies (2000), Akwasi Afrifa (1936), Ama Ata Aidoo (1942), and Peter Poreku Dery (1918). After him are Felix Nartey (null), James Kwesi Appiah (1960), Kofi Abrefa Busia (1913), Ayi Kwei Armah (1939), Kofi Awoonor (1935), and John Mensah (1982).


Among soccer players born in Ghana, Derek Boateng ranks 12Before him are Asamoah Gyan (1985), Sulley Muntari (1984), Stephen Appiah (1980), Gerald Asamoah (1978), Kwadwo Asamoah (1988), and Alphonso Davies (2000). After him are James Kwesi Appiah (1960), John Mensah (1982), Freddy Adu (1989), Owusu Benson (1977), Hans Sarpei (1976), and Matthew Amoah (1980).