Godfrey Chitalu

1947 - 1993

Godfrey Chitalu

Godfrey Chitalu nicknamed Ucar (22 October 1947 – 27 April 1993) was a Zambian footballer who played as a forward. He is widely regarded as the greatest Zambian player of all time as he holds his national team's goalscoring record and was voted Zambian footballer of the year five times. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Godfrey Chitalu has received more than 158,782 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,484th most popular soccer player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 160k

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  • 47.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Godfrey Chitalu ranks 1,480 out of 13,233Before him are Luis Galván, Ray Clemence, František Junek, Ángel Melogno, Toyohito Mochizuki, and Junji Nishikawa. After him are Josef Hickersberger, Ted Drake, Milutin Šoškić, Zdeněk Nehoda, Severino Reija, and Majed Abdullah.

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Among people born in 1947, Godfrey Chitalu ranks 275Before him are Ben Cross, Alan Thicke, Sylvester, Jude Ciccolella, Leszek Balcerowicz, and Viktor Yerofeyev. After him are Omar Larrosa, Peter Banks, Bernard Giraudeau, Alaksandar Milinkievič, Jennifer Warnes, and Giancarlo Minardi. Among people deceased in 1993, Godfrey Chitalu ranks 138Before him are Monte Melkonian, Joseph Serchuk, GG Allin, Gordon Douglas, Alexander Mackendrick, and Moses Gunn. After him are Eugen Suchoň, Conway Twitty, Valentina Grizodubova, André Pilette, Pino Puglisi, and Rudolf Wetzer.

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In Zambia

Among people born in Zambia, Godfrey Chitalu ranks 6 out of 21Before him are Wilbur Smith (1933), Kenneth Kaunda (1924), Michael Sata (1937), Stanley Fischer (1943), and Frederick Chiluba (1943). After him are Levy Mwanawasa (1948), Edgar Lungu (1956), Kalusha Bwalya (1963), Guy Scott (1944), Robert John "Mutt" Lange (1948), and Samuel Matete (1968).


Among soccer players born in Zambia, Godfrey Chitalu ranks 1After him are Kalusha Bwalya (1963), Christopher Katongo (1982), Emmanuel Mayuka (1990), Jacob Mulenga (1984), Rainford Kalaba (1986), Kennedy Mweene (1984), Robert Earnshaw (1981), Chisamba Lungu (1991), and Emmanuel Mbola (1993).

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