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Lee Sang-hyeok (Korean: 이상혁; born May 7, 1996), better known as Faker, is a South Korean professional League of Legends player for T1. Formerly known as GoJeonPa on the Korean League of Legends server, he was picked up by T1, then called SK Telecom T1 (SKT), in 2013 and has played as the team's mid laner since. Commonly referred to as "the Michael Jordan of esports", he is widely considered to be the best League of Legends player of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Faker has received more than 72,090 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Faker is the 2nd most popular gamer, the 389th most popular biography from South Korea (up from 395th in 2019) and the most popular South Korean Gamer.

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  • 72k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.85

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among gamers, Faker ranks 2 out of 4Before him are Ninja. After him are Feliks Zemdegs and Hong Jin-ho.

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Among people born in 1996, Faker ranks 47Before him are Denis Zakaria, Thilo Kehrer, Playboi Carti, Alexander Albon, Sophie Turner, and Denzel Dumfries. After him are Matteo Berrettini, Ashleigh Barty, Karen Khachanov, Moussa Dembélé, Gonçalo Guedes, and Moon Ga-young.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Faker ranks 389 out of 944Before him are Lee Donghae (1986), Kim Sa-rang (1978), Kim Nam-il (1977), Kang Ha-neul (1990), Yeo Jin-goo (1997), and Jung Il-woo (1987). After him are Oh Yeon-seo (1987), Jin Goo (1980), Eunhyuk (1986), Ryu Jun-yeol (1986), Dahyun (1998), and Lee Dong-gook (1979).

Among GAMERS In South Korea

Among gamers born in South Korea, Faker ranks 1After him are Hong Jin-ho (1982).

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