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Gervais Yao Kouassi (born 27 May 1987), known as Gervinho, is an Ivorian professional footballer who last played as a forward for Greek Super League club Aris. Gervinho began his career at ASEC Abidjan and Toumodi, before moving to Belgium in 2004 to play for Beveren. Between 2007 and 2011, he played in the French Ligue 1, initially at Le Mans and then at Lille. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gervinho has received more than 2,292,358 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Gervinho is the 1,929th most popular soccer player (up from 2,007th in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Côte d'Ivoire and the 6th most popular Ivorian Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.37

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 53

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.11

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Gervinhos by language

Over the past year Gervinho has had the most page views in the with 218,121 views, followed by Italian (124,893), and French (98,849). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hausa (314.45%), Malagasy (127.66%), and Egyptian Arabic (120.36%)


Among soccer players, Gervinho ranks 1,929 out of 21,273Before him are Afonsinho, Per Mertesacker, Jon Dahl Tomasson, Gavriil Kachalin, Paul Mebus, and Bernd Schneider. After him are Andi Herzog, Anatoliy Tymoshchuk, Anatoliy Demyanenko, Georg Buschner, Gabriel Calderón, and Nikos Anastopoulos.

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Among people born in 1987, Gervinho ranks 37Before him are Mikkel Hansen, Han Hyo-joo, Pedro, Blaise Matuidi, Oleksandr Usyk, and Liu Yifei. After him are Evan Peters, Luiz Gustavo, Sergio Romero, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, José Callejón, and Iago Aspas.

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In Côte d'Ivoire

Among people born in Côte d'Ivoire, Gervinho ranks 17 out of 140Before him are Jean-Pierre Kutwa (1945), Charles Konan Banny (1942), Kolo Touré (1981), Basile Boli (1967), Laurent Pokou (1947), and Daniel Kablan Duncan (1943). After him are Isaach de Bankolé (1957), Salomon Kalou (1985), Bernard Agré (1926), Franck Kessié (1996), Bernard Binlin Dadié (1916), and Seydou Doumbia (1987).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Côte d'Ivoire

Among soccer players born in Côte d'Ivoire, Gervinho ranks 6Before him are Didier Drogba (1978), Yaya Touré (1983), Kolo Touré (1981), Basile Boli (1967), and Laurent Pokou (1947). After him are Salomon Kalou (1985), Franck Kessié (1996), Seydou Doumbia (1987), Emmanuel Eboué (1983), Wilfried Zaha (1992), and Didier Zokora (1980).