Kelechi Iheanacho

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Kelechi Promise Iheanacho (born 3 October 1996) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Leicester City and the Nigeria national team. Iheanacho began his senior career at Manchester City during the 2015–16 season. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kelechi Iheanacho has received more than 3,192,600 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Kelechi Iheanacho is the 3,809th most popular soccer player (down from 2,979th in 2019), the 46th most popular biography from Nigeria (down from 39th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Nigerian Soccer Player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 13.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Kelechi Iheanacho ranks 3,809 out of 16,923Before him are Kae Nishina, Anthony Lopes, Enrique Hormazábal, Emil Forsberg, Thomas Christiansen, and Odion Ighalo. After him are Kazuyoshi Nakamura, Marc Millecamps, Olivier Dacourt, Leonid Slutsky, Harald Irmscher, and Michael Tarnat.

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Among people born in 1996, Kelechi Iheanacho ranks 30Before him are Katherine Langford, Lucas Torreira, Pierre Gasly, Sophie Turner, Julian Brandt, and Hailee Steinfeld. After him are Gabriel Barbosa, Moussa Dembélé, Alen Halilović, Alessia Cara, Dylan Minnette, and Dele Alli.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Kelechi Iheanacho ranks 46 out of 200Before him are Victor Moses (1990), Victor Ikpeba (1973), Daniel Amokachi (1972), Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (1900), Abubakar Tafawa Balewa (1912), and Odion Ighalo (1989). After him are Ernest Shonekan (1936), Abubakar Shekau (1974), Stephen Keshi (1962), Taye Taiwo (1985), Peter Rufai (1963), and Vincent Enyeama (1982).


Among soccer players born in Nigeria, Kelechi Iheanacho ranks 15Before him are Sunday Oliseh (1974), John Obi Mikel (1987), Victor Moses (1990), Victor Ikpeba (1973), Daniel Amokachi (1972), and Odion Ighalo (1989). After him are Stephen Keshi (1962), Taye Taiwo (1985), Peter Rufai (1963), Vincent Enyeama (1982), Uche Okechukwu (1967), and Ahmed Musa (1992).

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