Diego Lugano

1980 - Today

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Diego Alfredo Lugano Morena (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈdjeɣo luˈɣano]; (born 2 November 1980) is a Uruguayan former professional footballer who played as a central defender. Nicknamed Tota, Lugano played for a number of clubs in South America and Europe, including Plaza Colonia, Club Nacional de Football, São Paulo, Fenerbahçe, Paris Saint-Germain, Malaga and West Bromwich Albion, before finishing his career with a second spell at Brazilian club São Paulo, where he now works as an administrator. Throughout his career, Lugano netted goals in the football leagues of Uruguay, Brazil, Turkey, England, France and Paraguay.In 2015, Paraguayan newspaper ExtraPRESS named Lugano one of the most expensive player in Paraguay, and he was also awarded by Diario Popular as the most popular player in Paraguayan football.Lugano made 95 appearances for the Uruguay national team, captaining his country at two FIFA World Cups. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Diego Lugano has received more than 530,039 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia. Diego Lugano is the 1,803rd most popular soccer player (down from 1,482nd in 2019), the 102nd most popular biography from Uruguay (down from 93rd in 2019) and the 58th most popular Uruguayan Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 530k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.79

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Diego Lugano has had the most page views in the with 69,997 views, followed by Spanish (63,793), and English (48,681). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ido (106.77%), Latin (75.31%), and Portuguese (55.59%)


Among soccer players, Diego Lugano ranks 1,803 out of 21,273Before him are Nelinho, Mahmoud El Khatib, Huh Jung-moo, Miguel Ángel Lotina, Željko Perušić, and Pleun Strik. After him are Frank Leboeuf, Rodrigo Palacio, Turgay Şeren, Wim Kieft, Ladislav Pavlovič, and Shinji Kagawa.

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Among people born in 1980, Diego Lugano ranks 50Before him are Seydou Keita, Ashley Cole, Robbie Keane, Jo Jung-suk, Nur Fettahoğlu, and Kristen Bell. After him are Michelle Williams, John Arne Riise, Pau Gasol, William Levy, Kate Ryan, and Angelos Charisteas.

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In Uruguay

Among people born in Uruguay, Diego Lugano ranks 102 out of 444Before him are Danilo Astori (1940), Lorenzo Batlle y Grau (1810), Ida Vitale (1923), Isabelino Gradín (1897), Roberto Porta (1913), and Rafael Addiego Bruno (1923). After him are Bernardo Berro (1803), Guillermo Escalada (1936), Gabriel Antonio Pereira (1794), Luis Rijo (1927), Juan Carlos Corazzo (1907), and Atanasio Aguirre (1801).


Among soccer players born in Uruguay, Diego Lugano ranks 58Before him are Ángel Melogno (1905), Juan Carlos Calvo (1906), Carlos Riolfo (1905), Juan Mujica (1943), Isabelino Gradín (1897), and Roberto Porta (1913). After him are Guillermo Escalada (1936), Luis Rijo (1927), Juan Carlos Corazzo (1907), Héctor Núñez (1936), Juan Burgueño (1923), and Carlos Borges (1932).