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Luiz Gustavo

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Luiz Gustavo Dias (born 23 July 1987) is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Saudi Professional League club Al Nassr. He began his career as a left back, but has played mostly as a defensive midfielder, and also as a centre back. From 2007 to 2017 he played in Germany, where he represented 1899 Hoffenheim, Bayern Munich and VfL Wolfsburg, making 245 Bundesliga appearances and scoring 15 goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luiz Gustavo has received more than 1,382,054 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia. Luiz Gustavo is the 1,761st most popular soccer player (up from 2,048th in 2019), the 389th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 450th in 2019) and the 179th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Luiz Gustavo ranks 1,761 out of 16,880Before him are Ricardo Gareca, Uwe Bein, Mario Varglien, Ivan Buljan, Émile Veinante, and Gunnar Andersson. After him are Vítor Pereira, François Van der Elst, Leivinha, Ahn Jung-hwan, Romeo Benetti, and Emiliano Sala.

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Among people born in 1987, Luiz Gustavo ranks 44Before him are Michael B. Jordan, Kerem Bürsin, Han Hyo-joo, Ji Chang-wook, Jorge Lorenzo, and Jan Vertonghen. After him are Medhi Benatia, Sebastian Giovinco, Gervinho, Luiz Adriano, Evan Peters, and Salvatore Sirigu.

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Among people born in Brazil, Luiz Gustavo ranks 389 out of 2,067Before him are Otto Glória (1917), Diego (1985), Oswaldo de Oliveira (1950), Roberto Miranda (1944), Glória Pires (1963), and Augusto da Costa (1920). After him are Leivinha (1949), Augusto Tasso Fragoso (1869), Odilo Scherer (1949), Zinho (1967), Fernandinho (1985), and Moacyr Scliar (1937).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Luiz Gustavo ranks 179Before him are Juliano Belletti (1976), Serginho (1971), Otto Glória (1917), Diego (1985), Roberto Miranda (1944), and Augusto da Costa (1920). After him are Leivinha (1949), Zinho (1967), Fernandinho (1985), Amílcar Barbuy (1893), Juvenal Amarijo (1923), and Charles William Miller (1874).

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