Lucas Leiva

1987 - Today

Lucas Leiva

Lucas Pezzini Leiva (born 9 January 1987), known as Lucas or Lucas Leiva (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈlukɐz ˈlejvɐ]), is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Italian club Lazio and the Brazil national team. Lucas began his career as a box-to-box midfielder at Grêmio where he won the Campeonato Gaúcho in 2006 and 2007. In July 2007 he moved to Liverpool, where he played 347 professional matches over the course of a decade, winning the League Cup in 2012. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucas Leiva has received more than 1,398,054 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,715th most popular soccer player.

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  • 1.4M

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  • 42.15

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.43

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.22

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Lucas Leiva ranks 2,711 out of 13,233Before him are José Bosingwa, Edu Manga, Shinobu Ikeda, Spartaco Landini, Fabricio Coloccini, and Sidney Govou. After him are Mariusz Lewandowski, Bryan Roy, Ivan Nielsen, Hatem Trabelsi, Paolo Conti, and Aníbal Ruiz.

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Among people born in 1987, Lucas Leiva ranks 81Before him are Riley Steele, Luiz Adriano, Nico Hülkenberg, Moon Geun-young, Ronda Rousey, and María Valverde. After him are Tyler Hoechlin, Evan Rachel Wood, Eder, Tarra White, Miles Teller, and Miloš Teodosić.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Lucas Leiva ranks 492 out of 1,296Before him are Lília Cabral (1957), Alessandro Santos (1977), David Neres (null), Eliane Elias (1960), Vadão (1956), and Edu Manga (1967). After him are Izabel Goulart (1984), Alexandre Torres (1966), Andre Matos (1971), Dalton Vigh (1964), Débora Falabella (1979), and Vampeta (1974).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Lucas Leiva ranks 264Before him are Anderson (1988), Falcão (1977), Marcos Paquetá (1958), Alessandro Santos (1977), David Neres (null), and Edu Manga (1967). After him are Alexandre Torres (1966), Vampeta (1974), Ricardo Oliveira (1980), Bernardo Fernandes da Silva (1965), Nilmar (1984), and Emerson Sheik (1978).

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