Hong Myung-bo

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Hong Myung-bo (Korean: 홍명보, Hanja: 洪明甫; Korean pronunciation: [hoŋmjʌŋbo]; born 12 February 1969) is a South Korean former footballer who played as a sweeper, and the current head coach of Ulsan Hyundai. Hong is often considered one of the greatest Asian footballers of all time. Hong was a member of the South Korean national team in four FIFA World Cups, and was the first Asian player to play in four consecutive World Cup final tournaments. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hong Myung-bo has received more than 307,328 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Hong Myung-bo is the 905th most popular soccer player (down from 793rd in 2019), the 125th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 60th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular South Korean Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Hong Myung-bo ranks 905 out of 16,923Before him are Roger Piantoni, Willi Schulz, Shigemi Ishii, Ahmed Faras, Francisco Aramburu, and Guillermo Gorostiza. After him are Volodymyr Troshkin, Migueli, Svatopluk Pluskal, Preguinho, Jon Dahl Tomasson, and Panajot Pano.

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Among people born in 1969, Hong Myung-bo ranks 75Before him are Ice Cube, Christian Slater, Jay-Z, Dana International, Vítor Baía, and Jason Clarke. After him are Thomas Vinterberg, Marjane Satrapi, Paul Adelstein, Bobby Brown, Achinoam Nini, and Sean Combs.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Hong Myung-bo ranks 125 out of 774Before him are Kim Ung-yong (1963), Lee Young-ae (1971), Im Kwon-taek (1936), J-Hope (1994), Hyun Bin (1982), and RM (1994). After him are Park Chanyeol (1992), Han Seung-soo (1936), Yu Kil-chun (1856), Song Si-yeol (1607), Heo Nanseolheon (1563), and Lee Chang-dong (1954).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In South Korea

Among soccer players born in South Korea, Hong Myung-bo ranks 2Before him are Cha Bum-kun (1953). After him are Son Heung-min (1992), Park Ji-sung (1981), Ahn Jung-hwan (1976), Huh Jung-moo (1955), Hwang Sun-hong (1968), Lee Woon-jae (1973), Kim Joo-sung (1966), Choi Kang-hee (1959), Ki Sung-yueng (1989), and Park Chu-young (1985).