Fernando Torres

1984 - Today

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Fernando José Torres Sanz (Spanish pronunciation: [feɾˈnando ˈtores]; born 20 March 1984) is a Spanish football manager and former player who played as a striker. He is the current manager of Atlético Madrid Juvenil A. Due to his consistent goalscoring rate as a young player, Torres came to be nicknamed El Niño ('The Kid'), which stuck with him throughout his career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fernando Torres has received more than 12,639,792 page views. His biography is available in 84 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). Fernando Torres is the 237th most popular soccer player (down from 202nd in 2019), the 365th most popular biography from Spain (up from 385th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 13M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.94

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 84

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.86

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Fernando Torres by language

Over the past year Fernando Torres has had the most page views in the with 1,215,641 views, followed by Spanish (375,464), and French (201,679). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (488.31%), Southern Azerbaijani (421.54%), and Latvian (123.97%)


Among soccer players, Fernando Torres ranks 237 out of 21,273Before him are Diego Forlán, Ștefan Kovács, Raimundo Orsi, Aimé Jacquet, Karl-Heinz Schnellinger, and Ramón Díaz. After him are Kenji Tochio, Yochanan Vollach, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Paul Van Himst, Willy van de Kerkhof, and Arjen Robben.

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Among people born in 1984, Fernando Torres ranks 5Before him are Mark Zuckerberg, Andrés Iniesta, Basshunter, and Scarlett Johansson. After him are Arjen Robben, Wesley Sneijder, LeBron James, Emmanuel Adebayor, Avril Lavigne, Bastian Schweinsteiger, and Robinho.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Fernando Torres ranks 365 out of 3,355Before him are Joseph Karo (1488), Fernando Arrabal (1932), Ferdinand Columbus (1488), Gonzalo Pizarro (1510), Juana Enríquez (1425), and José María Aznar (1953). After him are Bernardino de Sahagún (1499), Ramiro I of Aragon (1008), Achila II (695), Juan de la Cosa (1460), Francisco Ferrer (1859), and Ordoño II of León (873).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Fernando Torres ranks 20Before him are Telmo Zarra (1921), Pedro Cea (1900), Emilio Butragueño (1963), Amancio Amaro (1939), Ernesto Valverde (1964), and Andoni Zubizarreta (1961). After him are David Villa (1981), Fernando Hierro (1968), Quique Setién (1958), Antoni Ramallets (1924), Raúl (1977), and Míchel (1963).