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Igor Belanov

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Igor Ivanovich Belanov (Russian: И́горь Ива́нович Бела́нов) or Ihor Ivanovych Bielanov (Ukrainian: Ігор Іванович Бєланов; born 25 September 1960) is a Ukrainian former professional footballer who played as a striker. He made a name for himself at Dynamo Kyiv, winning five major titles and being named European Footballer of the Year in 1986. He then spent six years in Germany with Borussia Mönchengladbach in the Bundesliga and Eintracht Braunschweig in the 2. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Igor Belanov has received more than 422,130 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Igor Belanov is the 555th most popular soccer player (up from 559th in 2019), the 281st most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 249th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Ukrainian Soccer Player.

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  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.32

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.11

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Igor Belanov ranks 555 out of 16,880Before him are Robert Pires, Leonel Sánchez, Masao Uchino, Giorgio Chiellini, Hugo Meisl, and Ally McCoist. After him are Domingos da Guia, David Luiz, Ahmed Faras, Bixente Lizarazu, Héctor Rial, and Roger Hunt.

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Among people born in 1960, Igor Belanov ranks 82Before him are Samia Suluhu Hassan, Melissa Leo, Lepa Brena, Abdullah Abdullah, Tony Robbins, and Željko Obradović. After him are Jonathan Larson, Nicoletta Braschi, Gazebo, Michael Hutchence, Damon Wayans, and Yannick Noah.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Igor Belanov ranks 281 out of 1,083Before him are Sergei Winogradsky (1856), Lina Kostenko (1930), Vasyl Sukhomlynsky (1918), Volodymyr Vynnychenko (1880), Michał Boym (1614), and Alexius Meinong (1853). After him are Yuri Knorozov (1922), Theodosius of Kiev (1029), Paisius Velichkovsky (1722), Vladimir Borovikovsky (1757), Mirosław Hermaszewski (1941), and Theophan Prokopovich (1681).


Among soccer players born in Ukraine, Igor Belanov ranks 3Before him are Andriy Shevchenko (1976) and Oleg Blokhin (1952). After him are Oleh Protasov (1964), Yozhef Sabo (1940), Kazimierz Górski (1921), Oleksiy Mykhaylychenko (1963), Mykhaylo Fomenko (1948), Géza Kalocsay (1913), Serhiy Rebrov (1974), Anatoliy Tymoshchuk (1979), and Alfred Eisenbeisser (1908).