João Cancelo

1994 - Today

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João Pedro Cavaco Cancelo (born 27 May 1994) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays either as a right back or right winger for Premier League club Manchester City and the Portugal national team. After coming through Benfica's youth academy, Cancelo began playing for the club's reserve side in 2012 and was promoted to the first team two years later. He was subsequently loaned to La Liga club Valencia during the 2014–15 season, with Los Ches making the move permanent in the summer of 2015. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of João Cancelo has received more than 1,913,522 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). João Cancelo is the 3,763rd most popular soccer player (down from 2,797th in 2019), the 318th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 257th in 2019) and the 56th most popular Portuguese Soccer Player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.60

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, João Cancelo ranks 3,763 out of 16,923Before him are Georgios Samaras, Julian Brandt, Rudi Hoffmann, Rubén de la Red, Túlio Maravilha, and Sergio Vázquez. After him are Chris Smalling, Salvatore Bagni, Sofiane Feghouli, Frode Johnsen, Antonio Benarrivo, and Cemil Turan.

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Among people born in 1994, João Cancelo ranks 39Before him are Lucas Ocampos, Yussuf Poulsen, August Ames, Yuzuru Hanyu, Carlos Sainz Jr., and Corentin Tolisso. After him are Jordan Lukaku, Duncan Laurence, Daniele Rugani, Nam Joo-hyuk, Saúl Ñíguez, and Aymeric Laporte.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, João Cancelo ranks 318 out of 479Before him are Carlos Mendes (1947), Ricardo (1976), Fernando Meira (1978), Jorge Costa (1971), José Tolentino de Mendonça (1965), and Teresa Salgueiro (1969). After him are George Grey (1812), Olegário Benquerença (1969), Beto (1976), Nelo Vingada (1953), Renato Sanches (1997), and Eduardo Carvalho (1982).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, João Cancelo ranks 56Before him are Bernardo Silva (1994), Jorge Andrade (1978), Miguel Veloso (1986), Ricardo (1976), Fernando Meira (1978), and Jorge Costa (1971). After him are Beto (1976), Renato Sanches (1997), Eduardo Carvalho (1982), Carlos Secretário (1970), João Pinto (1961), and Ricardo Costa (1981).