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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 former professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder. In his prime as a playmaker at AC 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 to him joining Serie A club AC Milan in 2003. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kaká has received more than 8,888,586 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 80 in 2019). Kaká is the 151st most popular soccer player (down from 143rd in 2019), the 63rd most popular biography from Brazil (up from 65th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

Kaká is most famous for being a Brazilian soccer player.

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Among soccer players, Kaká ranks 151 out of 16,923Before him are Gérson, Wolfgang Overath, Yasukazu Tanaka, József Bozsik, Saizo Saito, and Aimé Jacquet. After him are Oldřich Nejedlý, Edgar Davids, Iker Casillas, Grzegorz Lato, Hiroaki Sato, and René Higuita.

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

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Among people born in Brazil, Kaká ranks 63 out of 1,947Before him are Vinicius de Moraes (1913), Gilberto Gil (1942), Carlos Ghosn (1954), Gérson (1941), Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil (1846), and Caetano Veloso (1942). After him are Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco (1897), Fernanda Montenegro (1929), Cafu (1970), Moacir Barbosa Nascimento (1921), Vicente Feola (1909), and Zumbi (1655).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Kaká ranks 27Before him are Gylmar dos Santos Neves (1930), Bebeto (1964), José Altafini (1938), Paulo Roberto Falcão (1953), Ademir de Menezes (1922), and Gérson (1941). After him are Cafu (1970), Moacir Barbosa Nascimento (1921), Zizinho (1921), Neymar (1992), Tostão (1947), and Careca (1960).

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