Fernando Santos

1954 - Today

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Fernando Manuel Fernandes da Costa Santos (born 10 October 1954) is a Portuguese football manager and former player who played as a defender. Since 2014, he has been 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 39,179 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Fernando Santos is the 483rd most popular soccer player (down from 323rd in 2019), the 135th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 123rd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Portuguese Soccer Player.

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  • 39k

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  • 66.37

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Fernando Santos ranks 483 out of 16,923Before him are Mordechai Spiegler, Harry Gregg, Gary Lineker, Hiroshi Kanazawa, Koji Sasaki, and Preben Elkjær. After him are Ali Sami Yen, Jack Charlton, Wayne Rooney, Diego Milito, Yoshimatsu Oyama, and Émerson Leão.

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Among people born in 1954, Fernando Santos ranks 71Before him are Anthony Minghella, Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior, Hrant Dink, Phil Rudd, Aleksander Kwaśniewski, and Chris Gardner. After him are Chris Noth, Shuji Nakamura, Ellen Barkin, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, Kim Pyong-il, and Jermaine Jackson.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Fernando Santos ranks 135 out of 479Before him are Isabel Luísa, Princess of Beira (1669), Beatriz, Duchess of Viseu (1430), Gaspar Corte-Real (1450), Leonor Teles (1350), João de Barros (1496), and Teófilo Braga (1843). After him are Eleanor of Portugal, Queen of Aragon (1328), Artur Jorge (1946), Paulo Futre (1966), António Vieira (1608), Álvaro Cunhal (1913), and Pedro Mascarenhas (1484).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, Fernando Santos ranks 5Before him are Cristiano Ronaldo (1985), Luís Figo (1972), Rui Costa (1972), and Jorge Jesus (1954). After him are Artur Jorge (1946), Paulo Futre (1966), Ricardo Quaresma (1983), Félix Mourinho (1938), Fernando Gomes (1956), Vítor Baía (1969), and Nuno Gomes (1976).