Lionel Messi

1987 - Today

Lionel Messi

Lionel Andrés Messi (Spanish pronunciation: [ljoˈnel anˈdɾez ˈmesi] (listen); born 24 June 1987) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward and captains both Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentina national team. Often considered the best player in the world and widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Messi has won a record six Ballon d'Or awards, and a record six European Golden Shoes. He has spent his entire professional career with Barcelona, where he has won a club-record 33 trophies, including ten La Liga titles, four UEFA Champions League titles and six Copas del Rey. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lionel Messi has received more than 55,528,501 page views. His biography is available in 139 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 24th most popular soccer player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 139

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Lionel Messi ranks 24 out of 13,233Before him are Cristiano Ronaldo, Didi, Just Fontaine, Francisco Gento, Zico, and Luis Suárez. After him are Sándor Kocsis, Sócrates, László Kubala, Gunnar Nordahl, Raymond Kopa, and Vavá.

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Among people born in 1987, Lionel Messi ranks 1After him are Novak Djokovic, Luis Suárez, Karim Benzema, Gerard Piqué, Sebastian Vettel, Edinson Cavani, Gonzalo Higuaín, Arturo Vidal, Zac Efron, Maria Sharapova, and Kevin-Prince Boateng.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Lionel Messi ranks 11 out of 659Before him are Alfredo Di Stéfano (1926), Diego Maradona (1960), Juan Perón (1895), Juan Manuel Fangio (1911), Astor Piazzolla (1921), and Martha Argerich (1941). After him are Isabel Martínez de Perón (1931), Jorge Rafael Videla (1925), José de San Martín (1778), Daniel Barenboim (1942), René Favaloro (1923), and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (1953).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Argentina

Among soccer players born in Argentina, Lionel Messi ranks 3Before him are Alfredo Di Stéfano (1926) and Diego Maradona (1960). After him are Omar Sívori (1935), Guillermo Stábile (1905), Helenio Herrera (1910), Mario Kempes (1954), Gabriel Batistuta (1969), Luis Monti (1901), Mauricio Pochettino (1972), César Luis Menotti (1938), and Daniel Passarella (1953).

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