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João Cancelo

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João Pedro Cavaco Cancelo (born 27 May 1994) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a full back for La Liga club Barcelona, on loan from 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 team 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, before the move was made permanent in 2015. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of João Cancelo has received more than 4,183,202 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). João Cancelo is the 3,133rd most popular soccer player (up from 3,760th in 2019), the 335th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 318th in 2019) and the 49th most popular Portuguese Soccer Player.

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  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.02

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, João Cancelo ranks 3,133 out of 16,880Before him are Anto Drobnjak, Numa Andoire, Alfonso Pérez, Foppe de Haan, Nils Nilsson, and Akhrik Tsveiba. After him are Geremi, Tetsuo Sugamata, Germano Boettcher Sobrinho, Sven Jacobsson, Christoph Metzelder, and Nicolás Burdisso.

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Among people born in 1994, João Cancelo ranks 32Before him are Bernardo Silva, Emre Can, Daniil Kvyat, Marcel Sabitzer, Leandro Paredes, and August Ames. After him are Jackson Wang, Christina Grimmie, Carlos Sainz Jr., Elina Svitolina, Nam Joo-hyuk, and Corentin Tolisso.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, João Cancelo ranks 335 out of 555Before him are Aquilino Ribeiro (1885), Hélder Postiga (1982), Pedro Costa (1958), Pedro Proença (1970), Jorge Costa (1971), and Eduardo Serra (1943). After him are António Oliveira (1952), Lio (1962), Paulo de Carvalho (1947), Pedro Lamy (1972), Natália Correia (1923), and João Félix (1999).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, João Cancelo ranks 49Before him are Ricardo Sá Pinto (1972), Bernardo Silva (1994), Renato Sanches (1997), Fernando Chalana (1959), Hélder Postiga (1982), and Jorge Costa (1971). After him are António Oliveira (1952), João Félix (1999), Ricardo (1976), Domingos Paciência (1969), João Pinto (1961), and Fernando Meira (1978).