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Eduardo Gonçalves de Oliveira (born 30 November 1981), commonly known as Edu, is a Brazilian former professional footballer who played as a striker. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edu has received more than 83,039 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Edu is the 4,757th most popular soccer player (down from 3,985th in 2019), the 787th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 701st in 2019) and the 424th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 83k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.56

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.88

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Edu ranks 4,757 out of 16,880Before him are Thomas Sjöberg, Aloísio Pires Alves, Zygmunt Anczok, Boško Balaban, Bent Christensen Arensøe, and Fábio. After him are Troels Rasmussen, Viktor Shustikov, Akihiro Nishimura, Raúl Bravo, Markus Rosenberg, and Franz Wagner.

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Among people born in 1981, Edu ranks 218Before him are Linda Maria Baros, Filiz Ahmet, Mirel Rădoi, Jérémie Renier, Natalie Glebova, and Maria Elena Boschi. After him are Raúl Bravo, Dimitris Salpingidis, Beth Ditto, MS Dhoni, Émilie Dequenne, and Taufik Hidayat.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Edu ranks 787 out of 2,067Before him are Sérgio da Rocha (1959), Cássia Eller (1962), Joaquim Cruz (1963), Daniela Escobar (1969), Aloísio Pires Alves (1963), and Fábio (1990). After him are Mike Krieger (1986), Marcos Paulo (1977), Mirandinha (1952), Daniella Cicarelli (1978), Denílson Custódio Machado (1943), and Beto (1975).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Edu ranks 424Before him are Júnior (1973), Thiago Neves (1985), Jorge Mendonça (1954), Liédson (1977), Aloísio Pires Alves (1963), and Fábio (1990). After him are Marcos Paulo (1977), Mirandinha (1952), Denílson Custódio Machado (1943), Beto (1975), Alex Teixeira (1990), and Lincoln (1979).