1977 - Today


Alessandro Rosa Vieira (born 8 June 1977), known as Falcão, is a Brazilian retired professional futsal player. He is known for his flashy and potent dribbling skills and a powerful and accurate left foot. He is also the world's all-time leading goalscorer in men's international matches. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Falcão has received more than 37,772 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,668th most popular soccer player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 38k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.35

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.60

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Falcão ranks 2,664 out of 13,233Before him are Diego Benaglio, Michael Bella, Giuseppe Wilson, Stéphane Guivarc'h, Arkadiusz Milik, and Alberto Acosta. After him are Bruno Pezzey, Bogdan Lobonț, Traianos Dellas, Pavel Vrba, Dmitri Radchenko, and Juan Hilario Marrero.

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Among people born in 1977, Falcão ranks 113Before him are Donald Trump Jr., Dave Farrell, Bode Miller, Kelly Reilly, Mónica Cruz, and Kim Hee-sun. After him are Joe Bonamassa, Mariusz Pudzianowski, Chad Hurley, David Albelda, Alessandro Santos, and Ryan Dunn.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Falcão ranks 483 out of 1,296Before him are Alice Braga (1983), Anderson (1988), Orani João Tempesta (1949), Carlos Latuff (1968), Igor Cavalera (1970), and Cazuza (1958). After him are Marcos Paquetá (1958), Ricardo Zonta (1976), Lília Cabral (1957), Alessandro Santos (1977), David Neres (null), and Eliane Elias (1960).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Falcão ranks 259Before him are Elano (1981), Mirandinha (1959), Jonas Gonçalves Oliveira (1984), João Paulo (1964), Renato Augusto (1988), and Anderson (1988). After him are Marcos Paquetá (1958), Alessandro Santos (1977), David Neres (null), Edu Manga (1967), Lucas Leiva (1987), and Alexandre Torres (1966).

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