SOCCER PLAYER

Diego Costa

1988 - Today

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Diego da Silva Costa (Spanish: [ˈdjeɣo ða ˈsilβa ˈkosta], Portuguese: [ˈdʒjeɡu dɐ ˈsiwvɐ ˈkɔstɐ]; born 7 October 1988), commonly known as Diego Costa, is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for Brasileirão club Atlético Mineiro and the Spain national team. Costa began his football career in his native Brazil before joining Braga in Portugal in 2006, aged 17. He never played for the club but spent time on loan at Penafiel, and signed with Atlético Madrid the following year. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Diego Costa has received more than 7,885,207 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Diego Costa is the 1,049th most popular soccer player (down from 734th in 2019), the 256th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 182nd in 2019) and the 110th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 7.9M

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  • 62.76

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 65

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.68

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Diego Costa ranks 1,049 out of 16,923Before him are Emre Belözoğlu, Sandro Salvadore, Müller, Krasimir Balakov, Ivica Horvat, and Alexandre Villaplane. After him are Mário Jardel, Edoardo Reja, Kepa Arrizabalaga, Rinus Israël, Karel Poborský, and Ignacio Eizaguirre.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1988, Diego Costa ranks 20Before him are Jérôme Boateng, Alexis Sánchez, Alicia Vikander, Sasha Grey, Adele, and Ángel Di María. After him are Conchita Wurst, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Stephen Curry, Vanessa Hudgens, Mats Hummels, and Park Seo-joon.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Diego Costa ranks 256 out of 1,947Before him are Hermes da Fonseca (1855), Evaristo de Macedo (1933), Carlos Mozer (1960), Edílson (1971), José Linhares (1886), and Müller (1966). After him are Mário Jardel (1973), Moacir Claudino Pinto (1936), Norma Bengell (1935), Márcio Amoroso (1974), Ronaldo Rodrigues de Jesus (1965), and Nílton de Sordi (1931).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Brazil

Among soccer players born in Brazil, Diego Costa ranks 110Before him are Flávio Costa (1906), Djalminha (1970), Evaristo de Macedo (1933), Carlos Mozer (1960), Edílson (1971), and Müller (1966). After him are Mário Jardel (1973), Moacir Claudino Pinto (1936), Márcio Amoroso (1974), Ronaldo Rodrigues de Jesus (1965), Nílton de Sordi (1931), and Felipe Melo (1983).

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