SOCCER PLAYER

Homare Sawa

1978 - Today

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Homare Sawa (澤 穂希, Sawa Homare, born 6 September 1978) is a former Japanese professional women's football player. She captained the Japan national team to 2011 World Cup title and the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics. In 2012, she was named the 2011 FIFA Women's World Player of the Year. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Homare Sawa has received more than 392,311 page views. Her biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Homare Sawa is the 4,482nd most popular soccer player (down from 2,150th in 2019), the 1,427th most popular biography from Japan (down from 907th in 2019) and the 360th most popular Japanese Soccer Player.

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  • 53.68

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  • 47

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.62

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Homare Sawa ranks 4,482 out of 16,923Before her are Rio Mavuba, Bunji Kimura, Patrice Rio, Gonzalo Castro, Chicão, and Kazumi Kishi. After her are Ludovic Magnin, Roman Shirokov, Stelios Manolas, Futaba Kioka, Yacine Brahimi, and Arnoldo Iguarán.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1978, Homare Sawa ranks 243Before her are Kuno Becker, Hossein Rezazadeh, Jamie Clayton, Veerle Baetens, Celestine Babayaro, and Caucher Birkar. After her are Devon Sawa, Dominik Hrbatý, Rory Kinnear, Simone Barone, Pablo Schreiber, and Nick Zano.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Homare Sawa ranks 1,427 out of 5,560Before her are Hidehiko Yoshida (1969), Yū Aoi (1985), Akihiro Nagashima (1964), Yui Aragaki (1988), Bunji Kimura (1944), and Kazumi Kishi (1975). After her are Futaba Kioka (1965), Eizo Kenmotsu (1948), Akitsugu Konno (1944), Naoki Matsuda (1977), Naomi Osaka (1997), and Takashi Sorimachi (1973).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Japan

Among soccer players born in Japan, Homare Sawa ranks 360Before her are Toshinobu Katsuya (1961), Takashi Inui (1988), Ryoichi Kawakatsu (1958), Akihiro Nagashima (1964), Bunji Kimura (1944), and Kazumi Kishi (1975). After her are Futaba Kioka (1965), Naoki Matsuda (1977), Yoshie Kasajima (1975), Yuji Sakakura (1967), Takeshi Watanabe (1972), and Nobuyuki Kojima (1966).

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