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SOCCER PLAYER

Gareth Bale

1989 - Today

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Gareth Frank Bale (born 16 July 1989) is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for Major League Soccer club Los Angeles FC and the Wales national team. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest wingers of his generation and one of the greatest Welsh players of all time.Bale began his professional career at Southampton, playing at left-back and earning acclaim as a free kick specialist. Bale moved to Tottenham Hotspur in 2007, for an eventual £7 million fee. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gareth Bale has received more than 19,245,889 page views. His biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia. Gareth Bale is the 518th most popular soccer player (up from 764th in 2019), the 1,496th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,846th in 2019) and the 29th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 19M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.65

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 83

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.79

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Gareth Bale ranks 518 out of 16,880Before him are Masao Ono, Roberto Boninsegna, Nicolas Anelka, Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck, Shigeo Sugimoto, and Branko Oblak. After him are Oscar, Shogo Kamo, Félix Mourinho, Luis Carniglia, Yukio Goto, and Thiago Silva.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1989, Gareth Bale ranks 5Before him are PewDiePie, Daniel Radcliffe, Thomas Müller, and Chris Brown. After him are Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Taylor Swift, Marco Reus, Avicii, Taron Egerton, Tyga, and Dakota Johnson.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Gareth Bale ranks 1,496 out of 7,765Before him are John Nash (1752), John Hunter (1728), Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool (1770), Oswald of Northumbria (604), William Jones (1675), and Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773). After him are Norman Davies (1939), Alan Baker (1939), David Edward Hughes (1831), Sister Nivedita (1867), Alexander Cunningham (1814), and Ciarán Hinds (1953).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Gareth Bale ranks 29Before him are Alan Shearer (1970), John Toshack (1949), Frank Lampard (1978), Roger Byrne (1929), Herbert Kilpin (1870), and Fergus Suter (1857). After him are Ally McCoist (1962), Roger Hunt (1938), Paul Scholes (1974), Michael Owen (1979), Phil Jones (1992), and Geoff Hurst (1941).

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