Just Fontaine

1933 - Today

Just Fontaine

Just Louis Fontaine (pronounced [ʒyst fɔ̃.tɛn]; born 18 August 1933) is a French retired professional footballer. A prolific forward, he is best known for scoring the most goals in a single edition of the FIFA World Cup, with 13 in six matches in 1958. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Just Fontaine has received more than 708,628 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 20th most popular soccer player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 710k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.63

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 53

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.51

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Just Fontaine ranks 20 out of 13,233Before him are Bobby Charlton, Michel Platini, Cesare Maldini, Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Didi. After him are Francisco Gento, Zico, Luis Suárez, Lionel Messi, Sándor Kocsis, and Sócrates.

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Among people born in 1933, Just Fontaine ranks 15Before him are Michael Caine, James Brown, Claudio Abbado, Nina Simone, Philip Roth, and Lina Medina. After him are Jalal Talabani, Francisco Gento, Tinto Brass, Arno Allan Penzias, Amartya Sen, and Corazon Aquino.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Just Fontaine ranks 6 out of 110Before him are Ibn Battuta (1304), Jean Reno (1948), Abdelaziz Bouteflika (1937), Tariq ibn Ziyad (670), and Hassan II of Morocco (1929). After him are Abd el-Krim (1882), Mohammed V of Morocco (1909), Ismail Ibn Sharif (1646), Mohammed VI of Morocco (1963), Alain Badiou (1937), and Yusuf ibn Tashfin (1009).


Among soccer players born in Morocco, Just Fontaine ranks 1After him are Larbi Benbarek (1914), Mustapha Hadji (1971), Ezzaki Badou (1959), Noureddine Naybet (1970), Jean-Paul Bertrand-Demanes (1952), Mohamed Timoumi (1960), Nabil Dirar (1986), Salaheddine Bassir (null), Adel Taarabt (1989), Abderrazak Hamdallah (1990), and Oussama Assaidi (1988).

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