Fernando Santos

1954 - Today

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Fernando Manuel Fernandes da Costa Santos (born 10 October 1954) is a Portuguese professional football manager and former player who played as a defender. He is the manager of the Portugal national team. He amassed Primeira Liga totals of 161 games and two goals over eight seasons, almost always with Estoril. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fernando Santos has received more than 40,568 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Fernando Santos is the 116th most popular soccer player (up from 483rd in 2019), the 75th most popular biography from Portugal (up from 135th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 41k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.55

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.71

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Fernando Santos ranks 116 out of 16,880Before him are Uwe Seeler, Fabio Cannavaro, Neymar, Dani Alves, Filippo Inzaghi, and Nils Liedholm. After him are Kunishige Kamamoto, Luigi Riva, Lucien Laurent, Bobby Robson, Carles Puyol, and Cafu.

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Among people born in 1954, Fernando Santos ranks 27Before him are Halimah Yacob, Stieg Larsson, Mario Kempes, Andrej Babiš, Annie Lennox, and Serzh Sargsyan. After him are Matt Groening, Jim Belushi, Dennis Quaid, Michael Moore, Condoleezza Rice, and Nguyễn Xuân Phúc.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Fernando Santos ranks 75 out of 555Before him are Peter III of Portugal (1717), Barbara of Portugal (1711), Diego Columbus (1479), Isabella of Portugal, Duchess of Burgundy (1397), John of God (1495), and Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal (1887). After him are Sancho II of Portugal (1209), Uriel da Costa (1585), João Manuel, Prince of Portugal (1537), António de Spínola (1910), Joan of Portugal (1439), and Francisco de Almeida (1450).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, Fernando Santos ranks 2Before him are Cristiano Ronaldo (1985). After him are Luís Figo (1972), Jorge Jesus (1954), Rui Costa (1972), Artur Jorge (1946), Ricardo Quaresma (1983), Félix Mourinho (1938), Paulo Sousa (1970), Paulo Futre (1966), Nani (1986), and Vítor Baía (1969).