Gareth Bale

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Gareth Bale

Gareth Frank Bale (born 16 July 1989) is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur, on loan from Real Madrid, and captains the Wales national team. Renowned for his ball striking from distance, swerving free kicks, and his ability to get past defenders with pace, Bale has received plaudits from his peers, who have described him as a footballer with "tremendous speed, great crossing ability, a great left foot and exceptional physical qualities". Bale began his professional career at Southampton, playing at left-back and earning acclaim as a free kick specialist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gareth Bale has received more than 11,617,247 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 431st most popular soccer player.

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  • 12M

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  • 54.96

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 81

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.88

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.25

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Gareth Bale ranks 429 out of 13,233Before him are Takashi Mizuno, Telê Santana, Wayne Rooney, Gennaro Gattuso, Ian Callaghan, and James Rodríguez. After him are Guy Roux, Quini, Teiichi Matsumaru, Antonín Puč, Klaus Fischer, and Claudio Pizarro.

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Among people born in 1989, Gareth Bale ranks 6Before him are PewDiePie, Avicii, Carlos Valdes, Daniel Radcliffe, and Chris Brown. After him are Thomas Müller, Taylor Swift, Marco Reus, Brie Larson, Taron Egerton, and Jordi Alba.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Gareth Bale ranks 1,332 out of 5,347Before him are Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1900), Greer Garson (1904), Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (1878), Stephen Fry (1957), Ian Callaghan (1942), and Henry Campbell-Bannerman (1836). After him are Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle (1693), R. D. Laing (1927), James McAvoy (1979), Warren Hastings (1732), Svein Knutsson (1016), and James Connolly (1868).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Gareth Bale ranks 24Before him are John Charles (1931), Herbert Kilpin (1870), Roger Byrne (1929), Ryan Giggs (1973), Wayne Rooney (1985), and Ian Callaghan (1942). After him are Bill Foulkes (1932), John Toshack (1949), Alf Ramsey (1920), Harry Gregg (1932), Ian Rush (1961), and William Foulke (1874).

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