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Jari Litmanen

1971 - Today

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Jari Olavi Litmanen (pronounced [ˈjɑri ˈlitmɑnen] ; born 20 February 1971) is a Finnish former professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder or a second striker. He was the first-choice captain of the Finland national team between 1996 and 2008 in an international career that ran from 1989 to 2010. Litmanen is widely considered to be Finland's greatest football player of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jari Litmanen has received more than 1,803,970 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 51 in 2019). Jari Litmanen is the 311th most popular soccer player (up from 377th in 2019), the 56th most popular biography from Finland (down from 53rd in 2019) and the most popular Finnish Soccer Player.

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  • 50

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  • 10.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Jari Litmanen ranks 311 out of 16,880Before him are Edinson Cavani, Enzo Francescoli, Cha Bum-kun, Gerard Piqué, Bob Paisley, and Masao Takada. After him are Gyula Zsengellér, Takeshi Natori, Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior, Dragoslav Šekularac, Valentino Mazzola, and Valentin Ivanov.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1971, Jari Litmanen ranks 26Before him are Vitali Klitschko, Sacha Baron Cohen, Niko Kovač, Pete Sampras, Kim Jong-nam, and Unai Emery. After him are Henrik Larsson, Andy Whitfield, Fabien Barthez, Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, Hakan Şükür, and Denise Richards.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Jari Litmanen ranks 56 out of 642Before him are Eliel Saarinen (1873), Hugo Simberg (1873), Lasse Virén (1949), Antti Aarne (1867), Ernst Linder (1868), and Georg Henrik von Wright (1916). After him are Väinö Linna (1920), Tarja Turunen (1977), Bernhard Crusell (1775), Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt (1757), Fredrik Idestam (1838), and Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Finland

Among soccer players born in Finland, Jari Litmanen ranks 1After him are Sami Hyypiä (1973), Teemu Pukki (1990), Petri Pasanen (1980), Niklas Moisander (1985), Tim Sparv (1987), Jussi Jääskeläinen (1975), Joel Pohjanpalo (1994), Mixu Paatelainen (1967), Hannu Tihinen (1976), Joonas Kolkka (1974), and Teemu Tainio (1979).