Jay-Jay Okocha

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Augustine Azuka "Jay-Jay" Okocha ( ə-KOTCH-ə; born 14 August 1973) is a Nigerian former professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jay-Jay Okocha has received more than 2,818,576 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Jay-Jay Okocha is the 979th most popular soccer player (down from 636th in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Nigeria (down from 11th in 2019) and the most popular Nigerian Soccer Player.

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  • 63.12

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  • 42

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  • 6.27

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  • 3.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Jay-Jay Okocha ranks 979 out of 16,923Before him are Schubert Gambetta, Ferran Olivella, Károly Palotai, Jaroslav Pollák, Ángel Bossio, and Antonio Cabrini. After him are Virgil van Dijk, Géza Kalocsay, Sei Fuwa, Ion Andoni Goikoetxea, Pietro Anastasi, and Petar Zhekov.

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Among people born in 1973, Jay-Jay Okocha ranks 60Before him are Patrick Wilson, Haile Gebrselassie, Cassandra Clare, Guillaume Canet, Holly Marie Combs, and Juliette Lewis. After him are Akon, Pauleta, David Belle, Mário Jardel, Fatih Akin, and Hande Yener.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Jay-Jay Okocha ranks 14 out of 200Before him are Sade (1959), Hakeem Olajuwon (1963), Usman dan Fodio (1754), Olusegun Obasanjo (1937), Olaudah Equiano (1745), and Ken Saro-Wiwa (1941). After him are Francis Arinze (1932), Sani Abacha (1943), Umaru Musa Yar'Adua (1951), Amos Tutuola (1920), Shehu Shagari (1925), and Goodluck Jonathan (1957).


Among soccer players born in Nigeria, Jay-Jay Okocha ranks 1After him are Nwankwo Kanu (1976), Taribo West (1974), Rashidi Yekini (1963), Emmanuel Amunike (1970), Tijani Babangida (1973), Finidi George (1971), Obafemi Martins (1984), Sunday Oliseh (1974), John Obi Mikel (1987), Victor Moses (1990), and Victor Ikpeba (1973).