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Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite (Brazilian Portuguese: [hiˈkaɾdu iˈzɛksõ duˈsɐ̃tus ˈlejt͡ʃi]; born 22 April 1982), commonly known as Kaká (Portuguese: [kaˈka] (listen)) or Ricardo Kaká, is a Brazilian retired professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder. Owing to his performances as a playmaker in his prime at A.C. Milan, a period marked by his creative passing, goal scoring and dribbles from midfield, Kaká is widely considered one of the best players of his generation. With success at club and international level, he is one of eight players to have won the FIFA World Cup, the UEFA Champions League and the Ballon d'Or.Kaká made his professional club debut at age 18 at São Paulo in Brazil in 2001, and his performances with the club led him to joining Serie A club A.C. Milan in 2003. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kaká has received more than 7,065,695 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 144th most popular soccer player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 7.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.89

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 80

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.64

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Kaká ranks 143 out of 13,233Before him are Cafu, Bebeto, Mauricio Pochettino, Miroslav Klose, Andrés Iniesta, and Helmut Rahn. After him are Bert Trautmann, Oldřich Nejedlý, Franck Ribéry, Antoine Griezmann, Héctor Scarone, and César Luis Menotti.

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Among people born in 1982, Kaká ranks 2Before him is Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. After him are Anne Hathaway, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Petr Čech, Lil Wayne, Eddie Redmayne, Kirsten Dunst, Víctor Valdés, Adriano, Jessica Biel, and Priyanka Chopra.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Kaká ranks 65 out of 1,296Before him are Neymar (1992), Ademir de Menezes (1922), Zizinho (1921), Zumbi (1655), Cafu (1970), and Bebeto (1964). After him are Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco (1897), João Goulart (1918), Peter Medawar (1915), Vicente Feola (1909), Deodoro da Fonseca (1827), and Fernanda Montenegro (1929).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Kaká ranks 30Before him are Paulo Roberto Falcão (1953), Neymar (1992), Ademir de Menezes (1922), Zizinho (1921), Cafu (1970), and Bebeto (1964). After him are Moacir Barbosa Nascimento (1921), Gérson (1941), Tostão (1947), Amarildo Tavares da Silveira (1939), Pepe (1935), and Dunga (1963).

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