Hristo Stoichkov

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Hristo Stoichkov

Hristo Stoichkov Stoichkov (Bulgarian: Христо Стоичков Стоичков, pronounced [ˈxristo stoˈit͡ʃkof]; born 8 February 1966) is a Bulgarian former professional footballer who is currently a football commentator for Univision Deportes. A prolific forward, he is regarded as one of the best players of his generation and is widely considered the greatest Bulgarian footballer of all time. He was runner-up for the FIFA World Player of the Year award in 1992 and 1994, and received the Ballon d'Or in 1994. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hristo Stoichkov has received more than 1,720,890 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 103rd most popular soccer player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.35

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 60

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.93

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Hristo Stoichkov ranks 103 out of 13,233Before him are Denis Law, José Altafini, Luis Monti, Franco Baresi, Eric Cantona, and José Leandro Andrade. After him are Kunishige Kamamoto, Andriy Shevchenko, Gunnar Gren, Duncan Edwards, Oleg Blokhin, and Jürgen Klinsmann.

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Among people born in 1966, Hristo Stoichkov ranks 12Before him are Luke Perry, David Cameron, Vincent Cassel, George Weah, Eric Cantona, and Halle Berry. After him are Adam Sandler, Roman Abramovich, René Higuita, Helena Bonham Carter, Grigori Perelman, and Patrick Dempsey.

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In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Hristo Stoichkov ranks 26 out of 221Before him are Boris I of Bulgaria (828), Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1937), Kubrat (605), Tzvetan Todorov (1939), Kaloyan of Bulgaria (1168), and Fritz Zwicky (1898). After him are Sylvie Vartan (1944), John of Rila (876), Ivan Asen II of Bulgaria (1195), Christian Rakovsky (1873), Vlado Chernozemski (1897), and Vasil Levski (1837).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Bulgaria

Among soccer players born in Bulgaria, Hristo Stoichkov ranks 1After him are Dinko Dermendzhiev (1941), Ivan Dimitrov (1935), Petar Zhekov (1944), Georgi Asparuhov (1943), Dimitar Berbatov (1981), Dimitar Penev (1945), Krasimir Balakov (1966), Emil Kostadinov (1967), Trifon Ivanov (1965), Hristo Bonev (1947), and Ivan Kolev (null).

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