SOCCER PLAYER

Jari Litmanen

1971 - Today

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Jari Olavi Litmanen (pronounced [ˈjɑri ˈlitmɑnen] (listen); born 20 February 1971) is a Finnish former footballer. 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 1,393,292 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Jari Litmanen is the 377th most popular soccer player (down from 298th in 2019), the 53rd most popular biography from Finland (down from 51st in 2019) and the most popular Finnish Soccer Player.

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  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.03

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Jari Litmanen ranks 377 out of 16,923Before him are Luis Suárez, Uichiro Hatta, Antonín Puč, Velibor Vasović, Motoo Tatsuhara, and Hiroshi Saeki. After him are Yuki Fushimi, Alessandro Costacurta, Cláudio Taffarel, Saburo Shinosaki, Teiichi Matsumaru, and Taro Kagawa.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1971, Jari Litmanen ranks 22Before him are Snoop Dogg, Lance Armstrong, Fabien Barthez, Andy Whitfield, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Selena. After him are Sofia Coppola, Hakan Şükür, Sacha Baron Cohen, Martin Freeman, Niko Kovač, and Claire Forlani.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Jari Litmanen ranks 53 out of 509Before him are Hugo Simberg (1873), Georg Henrik von Wright (1916), Zachris Topelius (1818), Matti Nykänen (1963), Ari Vatanen (1952), and Väinö Linna (1920). After him are Bernhard Crusell (1775), Wäinö Aaltonen (1894), Aino Aalto (1894), Lasse Virén (1949), Tarja Turunen (1977), and Ville Ritola (1896).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Finland

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