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Emerson Ferreira da Rosa (born 4 April 1976), simply known as Emerson, is a Brazilian former professional footballer who played as a defensive midfielder. At international level, he played 73 games for the Brazil national team between 1997 and 2006, scoring 6 goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emerson has received more than 272,707 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Emerson is the 925th most popular soccer player (up from 1,175th in 2019), the 228th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 268th in 2019) and the 96th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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  • 63.38

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  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.76

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Emerson ranks 925 out of 16,923Before him are Pablo Aimar, Tommy Taylor, Erik Nilsson, Tita, Gheorghe Popescu, and Jérôme Boateng. After him are Megumi Torigoe, Branco, Gabriel Hanot, Franco Causio, Nery Pumpido, and Géza Toldi.

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Among people born in 1976, Emerson ranks 40Before him are Fedor Emelianenko, Mauro Camoranesi, Abiy Ahmed, Sally Hawkins, Jon Bernthal, and Jon Dahl Tomasson. After him are Nuno Gomes, Nurgül Yeşilçay, Shu Qi, Anna Faris, Dominic Monaghan, and Seann William Scott.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Emerson ranks 228 out of 1,947Before him are Zequinha de Abreu (1880), Pedro Américo (1843), Philippe Coutinho (1992), Jorge Ben (1942), Tita (1958), and Monteiro Lobato (1882). After him are Branco (1964), Delfim Moreira (1868), Alexandre Pato (1989), Regina Duarte (1947), Arthur Bernardes (1875), and Epitácio Pessoa (1865).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Emerson ranks 96Before him are Thiago Motta (1982), Índio (1931), Francisco Aramburu (1922), Preguinho (1905), Philippe Coutinho (1992), and Tita (1958). After him are Branco (1964), Alexandre Pato (1989), Baltazar Maria de Morais Júnior (1959), Anfilogino Guarisi (1905), Hulk (1986), and Silva Batuta (1940).