Hong Myung-bo

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Hong Myung-bo (also spelled Hong Myeong-bo, Korean: 홍명보, Hanja: 洪明甫; Korean pronunciation: [hoŋmjʌŋbo]; born 12 February 1969) is a South Korean football manager and former footballer who played as a sweeper. Hong is often considered one of the greatest Asian footballers of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hong Myung-bo has received more than 515,032 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia. Hong Myung-bo is the 750th most popular soccer player (up from 769th in 2019), the 111th most popular biography from South Korea (up from 113th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular South Korean Soccer Player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.45

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.46

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among soccer players, Hong Myung-bo ranks 750 out of 21,273Before him are Dimitar Berbatov, Federico Sacchi, Alf Ramsey, Son Heung-min, Azeglio Vicini, and Joaquín Peiró. After him are Dida, Andoni Goikoetxea Olaskoaga, Andrzej Szarmach, Mikel Arteta, Eduard Streltsov, and Cesc Fàbregas.

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Among people born in 1969, Hong Myung-bo ranks 61Before him are Petteri Orpo, Julia Ann, Triple H, Giorgi Margvelashvili, Bong Joon-ho, and Robert Miles. After him are Oleg Salenko, Thomas Vinterberg, Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, Marc Wilmots, Sahra Wagenknecht, and Laurie Holden.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Hong Myung-bo ranks 111 out of 1,128Before him are Ye Wanyong (1858), Kim Seok-jin (1992), RM (1994), Byung-Chul Han (1959), Bong Joon-ho (1969), and Son Heung-min (1992). After him are Kim Seong-su (1891), Andrew Yeom Soo-jung (1943), Goh Kun (1938), IU (1993), Lee Young-ae (1971), and Pak Song-chol (1913).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In South Korea

Among soccer players born in South Korea, Hong Myung-bo ranks 3Before him are Cha Bum-kun (1953), and Son Heung-min (1992). After him are Park Ji-sung (1981), Huh Jung-moo (1955), Ahn Jung-hwan (1976), Hwang Sun-hong (1968), Kim Min-jae (1996), Myung Rye-hyun (1926), Shin Tae-yong (1970), Choi Kang-hee (1959), and Kim Joo-sung (1966).