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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 15,989,016 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Jamie Vardy is the 1,093rd most popular soccer player (up from 1,903rd in 2019), the 2,312th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,974th in 2019) and the 50th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 16M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.31

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 57

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.00

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Jamie Vardy ranks 1,093 out of 16,880Before him are İlhan Mansız, David Alaba, Ángel Bossio, Jean Vincent, Romano Fogli, and Gaizka Mendieta. After him are Kenneth Zohore, Leonardo Bonucci, Lothar Emmerich, Christian Panucci, John Hansen, and Son Heung-min.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1987, Jamie Vardy ranks 25Before him are Blake Lively, Arda Turan, Julian Nagelsmann, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Marek Hamšík, and Andy Murray. After him are Leonardo Bonucci, Pedro, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Mikkel Hansen, Dimitri Payet, and Dries Mertens.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jamie Vardy ranks 2,312 out of 7,765Before him are Carl Palmer (1950), Samuel Morland (1625), Würzel (1949), Caradoc (470), Bob Klose (1945), and Frank Finlay (1926). After him are Charles Kingsley (1819), Maryam d'Abo (1960), Branwell Brontë (1817), John Foxe (1516), David Mumford (1937), and Ælfthryth, Countess of Flanders (877).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Jamie Vardy ranks 50Before him are Gordon Milne (1937), Peter Crouch (1981), Tommy Taylor (1932), Herbert Chapman (1878), Michael Carrick (1981), and Rio Ferdinand (1978). After him are Dennis Viollet (1933), John Terry (1980), Sol Campbell (1974), Jock Stein (1922), Steve Bruce (1960), and Sam Allardyce (1954).

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