Jamie Vardy

1987 - Today

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Jamie Richard Vardy (né Gill; born 11 January 1987) is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for and captains EFL Championship club Leicester City. After being released by Sheffield Wednesday at the age of 16, Vardy began his senior career with Stocksbridge Park Steels. He broke into the first team in 2007 and spent three seasons there before joining Northern Premier League Premier Division club FC Halifax Town in 2010. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jamie Vardy has received more than 16,109,783 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Jamie Vardy is the 1,435th most popular soccer player (down from 1,093rd in 2019), the 2,380th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,306th in 2019) and the 61st most popular British Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 16M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 52.07

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 61

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.43

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Jamie Vardies by language

Over the past year Jamie Vardy has had the most page views in the with 1,578,490 views, followed by Italian (195,795), and Spanish (191,709). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Southern Azerbaijani (162.63%), Egyptian Arabic (149.35%), and Uzbek (137.76%)


Among soccer players, Jamie Vardy ranks 1,435 out of 21,273Before him are Yvon Douis, Raúl Albiol, Campanal I, Thomas Doll, Alex Thépot, and Martín Palermo. After him are Juan Carlos González, Josef Silný, Dino da Costa, Antonios Nikopolidis, Jude Bellingham, and Bertil Nordahl.

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Among people born in 1987, Jamie Vardy ranks 27Before him are Marek Hamšík, Dries Mertens, Dimitri Payet, Samir Nasri, Elliot Page, and Kevin-Prince Boateng. After him are Andy Murray, Ji Chang-wook, Marouane Fellaini, Mikkel Hansen, Han Hyo-joo, and Pedro.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jamie Vardy ranks 2,380 out of 8,785Before him are James Nasmyth (1808), Ray Cooney (1932), Margaret of Scotland, Queen of Norway (1261), Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset (1406), Ælfgifu of Northampton (990), and Abhisit Vejjajiva (1964). After him are Peter Mayle (1939), Anna Sewell (1820), Mary McAleese (1951), Henry Ireton (1611), Herbert James Draper (1863), and John Mahoney (1940).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Jamie Vardy ranks 61Before him are Rio Ferdinand (1978), Sol Campbell (1974), John Terry (1980), Teddy Sheringham (1966), Trevor Francis (1954), and Jock Stein (1922). After him are Jude Bellingham (2003), Nobby Stiles (1942), Ray Clemence (1948), Geoff Bent (1932), David Seaman (1963), and Martin Peters (1943).