Igor Netto

1930 - 1999

Igor Netto

Igor Aleksandrovich Netto (Russian: Игорь Александрович Нетто; 9 January 1930 – 30 March 1999) was a Soviet–Russian footballer, considered one of the greatest Soviet players ever. He started out playing on the left of defense but, due to his offensive mentality, dribbling and technical abilities turned into a dynamic central midfielder. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Igor Netto has received more than 48,556 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 535th most popular soccer player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 49k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 53.87

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.22

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Igor Netto ranks 533 out of 13,233Before him are Ottmar Walter, Diego Milito, Ian Rush, László Bölöni, Sakae Takahashi, and Marco Tardelli. After him are Andrés Escobar, Émerson Leão, Tadao Horie, Taro Kagawa, William Foulke, and Dixie Dean.

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Among people born in 1930, Igor Netto ranks 153Before him are Stuart Lewis-Evans, Bo Widerberg, Jo Bonnier, Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, James Baker, and Jordi Pujol. After him are Manuel Marulanda, Jean Guillou, Vilma Espín, Ernst Fuchs, Anisa Makhlouf, and Kinji Fukasaku. Among people deceased in 1999, Igor Netto ranks 72Before him are DeForest Kelley, Kisshomaru Ueshiba, Leon Štukelj, Heinz G. Konsalik, Alf Ramsey, and Pierre Bézier. After him are Joseph Heller, Phaedon Gizikis, Brion James, Saul Steinberg, Gertrud Scholtz-Klink, and Michel Petrucciani.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Igor Netto ranks 663 out of 2,050Before him are Sergei Dovlatov (1941), Yevgeni Preobrazhensky (1886), Kirill Kondrashin (1914), Sergei Novikov (1938), Mikhail Khodorkovsky (1963), and Lyudmila Chernykh (1935). After him are Andrei Mironov (1941), Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova (1835), Vladislav Tretiak (1952), Andrei Karlov (1954), Viktor Tsoi (1962), and Valeriy Brumel (1942).


Among soccer players born in Russia, Igor Netto ranks 5Before him are Lev Yashin (1929), Valentin Ivanov (1934), Rinat Dasayev (1957), and Mordechai Spiegler (1944). After him are Sergei Salnikov (1925), Eduard Streltsov (1937), Anatoly Tarasov (1918), Slava Metreveli (1936), Denis Kolodin (1982), Oleg Salenko (1969), and Viktor Ponedelnik (1937).

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