Luís Figo

1972 - Today

Luís Figo

Luís Filipe Madeira Caeiro Figo OIH (Portuguese pronunciation: [luˈiʃ ˈfiɣu]; born 4 November 1972) is a Portuguese retired professional footballer who played as a midfielder for Sporting CP, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Inter Milan before retiring on 31 May 2009. He won 127 caps for the Portugal national team, a record at the time but later broken by Cristiano Ronaldo. Renowned for his creativity and ability to get past defenders as a winger, Figo is regarded as one of the greatest players of his generation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luís Figo has received more than 2,892,318 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 157th most popular soccer player.

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  • 59.58

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 69

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.81

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Luís Figo ranks 156 out of 13,233Before him are Vahid Halilhodžić, Didier Deschamps, Arjen Robben, Yochanan Vollach, Rudi Völler, and Shumpei Inoue. After him are József Bozsik, Daniel Passarella, Edgar Davids, Tsukasa Hosaka, Gyula Grosics, and Dennis Bergkamp.

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Among people born in 1972, Luís Figo ranks 14Before him are Dwayne Johnson, Wentworth Miller, Rivaldo, Jude Law, Pavel Nedvěd, and Mauricio Pochettino. After him are Lisa Ann, Tarkan, Vanessa Paradis, Lilian Thuram, Rubens Barrichello, and Andrzej Duda.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Luís Figo ranks 89 out of 370Before him are António, Prior of Crato (1531), Fernão Mendes Pinto (1509), Berengaria of Portugal (1198), Pêro da Covilhã (1450), Urraca of Castile, Queen of Portugal (1186), and Tristão da Cunha (1460). After him are João Manuel, Prince of Portugal (1537), Yasuke (1530), Wamba (630), Pedro Nunes (1502), Óscar Carmona (1869), and Francisco de Almeida (1450).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, Luís Figo ranks 2Before him are Cristiano Ronaldo (1985). After him are Fernando Santos (1954), Artur Jorge (1946), Rui Costa (1972), Paulo Futre (1966), Ricardo Quaresma (1983), Vítor Baía (1969), Ricardo Carvalho (1978), Fernando Gomes (1956), Jorge Jesus (1954), and Nuno Gomes (1976).

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