1942 - 2014

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Eusébio da Silva Ferreira GCIH GCM (European Portuguese: [ewˈzɛβju ðɐ ˈsiɫvɐ fɨˈʁɐjɾɐ]; 25 January 1942 – 5 January 2014) was a Mozambican-born Portuguese footballer who played as a striker. Eusébio is considered by many as one of the greatest footballers of all time. During his professional career, he scored 733 goals in 745 matches (41 goals in 64 matches for Portugal). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eusébio has received more than 2,053,365 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 81 in 2019). Eusébio is the 5th most popular soccer player, the most popular biography from Mozambique and the most popular Mozambican Soccer Player.

Eusébio was a Portuguese football player who is most famous for being the first person to score one hundred goals in the European Cup.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 82.00

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 82

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.25

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Eusébio ranks 5 out of 16,923Before him are Pelé, Johan Cruyff, Ferenc Puskás, and Garrincha. After him are Alfredo Di Stéfano, Franz Beckenbauer, Gerd Müller, Diego Maradona, Lev Yashin, Giuseppe Meazza, and Zinedine Zidane.

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Among people born in 1942, Eusébio ranks 8Before him are Stephen Hawking, Martin Scorsese, Muammar Gaddafi, Amitabh Bachchan, Paul McCartney, and Joe Biden. After him are Jimi Hendrix, Ratko Mladić, Hu Jintao, Harrison Ford, Peter Handke, and Barbra Streisand. Among people deceased in 2014, Eusébio ranks 4Before him are Gabriel García Márquez, Robin Williams, and Ariel Sharon. After him are Alfredo Di Stéfano, Eduard Shevardnadze, Claudio Abbado, Joe Cocker, Shirley Temple, Eli Wallach, Wojciech Jaruzelski, and Nadine Gordimer.

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In Mozambique

Among people born in Mozambique, Eusébio ranks 1 out of 31After him are Samora Machel (1933), Yasuke (1530), Graça Machel (1945), Joaquim Chissano (1939), Carlos Queiroz (1953), Armando Guebuza (1943), Mário Coluna (1935), Eduardo Mondlane (1920), Afric Simone (1956), Filipe Nyusi (1959), and Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho (1936).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Mozambique

Among soccer players born in Mozambique, Eusébio ranks 1After him are Carlos Queiroz (1953), Mário Coluna (1935), Paulo Fonseca (1973), Abel Xavier (1972), Vicente Lucas (1935), Simão Mate Junior (1988), Jorge Cadete (1968), and Mexer (1988).