Lucas Thwala

1981 - Today

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Lucas Bongane Thwala (born 19 October 1981 in Nelspruit) is a retired South African football defender who last played for SuperSport United in the Premier Soccer League. Thwala was born in Jeppe's Reef Malalane. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucas Thwala has received more than 34,192 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Lucas Thwala is the 13,873rd most popular soccer player (up from 13,952nd in 2019), the 368th most popular biography from South Africa (down from 322nd in 2019) and the 38th most popular South African Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 34k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 29.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.61

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Lucas Thwalas by language

Over the past year Lucas Thwala has had the most page views in the with 4,916 views, followed by Chinese (606), and Arabic (585). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Malagasy (130.43%), Hungarian (58.53%), and Norwegian (Nynorsk) (56.05%)


Among soccer players, Lucas Thwala ranks 13,873 out of 21,273Before him are Yutaka Azuma, Mark Travers, Enoch Kofi Adu, Issiaga Sylla, Miloš Degenek, and Mohammed Waad. After him are Enílton, Mariano Bogliacino, Jeff Cunningham, Anas Bani Yaseen, Joy Fawcett, and Jacques Zoua.

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Among people born in 1981, Lucas Thwala ranks 1,060Before him are Dan Feuerriegel, Edyta Herbuś, Trine Bramsen, Annemiek de Haan, Amir Hossein Sadeghi, and Olivier Occéan. After him are Thomas Fanara, Sanel Jahić, Askhat Zhitkeyev, Morten Green, Li Jiawei, and Péter Ács.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Lucas Thwala ranks 368 out of 454Before him are Ronwen Williams (1992), Roy Wegerle (1964), Panagiotis Retsos (1998), Alice Phoebe Lou (1993), Dean Geyer (1986), and Thulani Serero (1990). After him are Leleti Khumalo (1970), Greg Minnaar (1981), Ryan De Vries (1991), Rolene Strauss (1992), Katlego Mphela (1984), and AB de Villiers (1984).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In South Africa

Among soccer players born in South Africa, Lucas Thwala ranks 38Before him are Lance Davids (1985), Siboniso Gaxa (1984), Ronwen Williams (1992), Roy Wegerle (1964), Panagiotis Retsos (1998), and Thulani Serero (1990). After him are Ryan De Vries (1991), Katlego Mphela (1984), Rowen Fernández (1978), Nasief Morris (1981), Bernard Parker (1986), and Shu-Aib Walters (1981).