Junior Agogo

1979 - 2019

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Manuel "Junior" Agogo (1 August 1979 – 22 August 2019) was a Ghanaian professional footballer who played as a striker. He was born in Ghana but spent most of his childhood in the UK. He then moved back to Ghana during his years in secondary school. He began his youth career at Sheffield Wednesday in 1995, moving up to the senior squad in 1997. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Junior Agogo has received more than 515,297 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Junior Agogo is the 9,044th most popular soccer player (down from 9,021st in 2019), the 62nd most popular biography from Ghana (down from 59th in 2019) and the 30th most popular Ghanaian Soccer Player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among soccer players, Junior Agogo ranks 9,044 out of 21,273Before him are Marc Albrighton, José Roberto de Oliveira, Sammir, Alain Traoré, Luke Wilkshire, and Alex Raphael Meschini. After him are Fagner Conserva Lemos, Ogün Temizkanoğlu, Jérémie Boga, Juan Carlos Franco, Nuno Assis, and Leonardo Santiago.

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Among people born in 1979, Junior Agogo ranks 568Before him are Joram van Klaveren, Elton Brand, Emraan Hashmi, Gréta Arn, Sandrine Bailly, and Nazlı Tolga. After him are André, Jan Marek, Natalia Zhukova, Maria Haukaas Mittet, Kelis, and Stephen Campbell Moore. Among people deceased in 2019, Junior Agogo ranks 599Before him are Dick Boushka, David Bellamy, Lisa Sheridan, Andrea Levy, Denise Nickerson, and Nipsey Hussle. After him are Okwui Enwezor, Josip Zovko, Justin Raimondo, Yulia Nachalova, Alan Krueger, and Josef Šural.

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In Ghana

Among people born in Ghana, Junior Agogo ranks 62 out of 162Before him are Nii Amaa Ollennu (1906), Kofi Kingston (1981), Mohammed Kudus (2000), Dominic Adiyiah (1989), Theodosia Okoh (1922), and Yaw Preko (1974). After him are Akosua Busia (1966), Joachim Yaw (1973), Ibrahim Ayew (1988), Emmanuel Frimpong (1992), Harrison Afful (1986), and Anthony Annan (1986).


Among soccer players born in Ghana, Junior Agogo ranks 30Before him are Richard Kingson (1978), Eric Addo (1978), Matthew Amoah (1980), Mohammed Kudus (2000), Dominic Adiyiah (1989), and Yaw Preko (1974). After him are Joachim Yaw (1973), Ibrahim Ayew (1988), Emmanuel Frimpong (1992), Harrison Afful (1986), Anthony Annan (1986), and Nii Lamptey (1974).