Kevin Keegan

1951 - Today

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Joseph Kevin Keegan (born 14 February 1951) is an English former footballer and manager. Nicknamed "King Kev" or "Mighty Mouse", Keegan was recognised for his dribbling ability, as well as his finishing and presence in the air, and is regarded as one of the greatest players of his era. Keegan began his playing career at Scunthorpe United in 1968, before Bill Shankly signed him for Liverpool. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kevin Keegan has received more than 4,652,531 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Kevin Keegan is the 165th most popular soccer player (up from 176th in 2019), the 650th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 858th in 2019) and the 9th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 55

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  • 4.49

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among soccer players, Kevin Keegan ranks 165 out of 21,273Before him are Didier Drogba, Héctor Scarone, Davor Šuker, Dennis Bergkamp, Iker Casillas, and Bobby Robson. After him are Laurent Blanc, Oldřich Nejedlý, Gianluca Vialli, Luis Monti, Kazuyoshi Miura, and József Bozsik.

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Among people born in 1951, Kevin Keegan ranks 31Before him are Tommy Hilfiger, Mark Hamill, Jane Seymour, Juan Manuel Santos, Traian Băsescu, and Jill Biden. After him are Sergei Skripal, Blaise Compaoré, Queen Noor of Jordan, Elio Di Rupo, Nikolai Patrushev, and Bertie Ahern.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Kevin Keegan ranks 650 out of 8,785Before him are James Paul Moody (1887), James Dewar (1842), George Martin (1926), John Kendrew (1917), Bobby Robson (1933), and John Flamsteed (1646). After him are Brian Eno (1948), Colin Maclaurin (1698), Richard Arkwright (1732), Frederick Forsyth (1938), Wilkie Collins (1824), and Ian Paice (1948).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Kevin Keegan ranks 9Before him are Stanley Matthews (1915), David Beckham (1975), Gordon Banks (1937), Bobby Moore (1941), Denis Law (1940), and Bobby Robson (1933). After him are Peter Shilton (1949), Kenny Dalglish (1951), Gary Lineker (1960), Duncan Edwards (1936), Brian Clough (1935), and Phil Neville (1977).