Mário Coluna

1935 - 2014

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Mário Esteves Coluna (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈmaɾiu kuˈlunɐ]; 6 August 1935 – 25 February 2014) was a Portuguese footballer who played mainly as a central midfielder. He spent most of his career with Benfica, appearing in 525 official matches and scoring 127 goals over 16 professional seasons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mário Coluna has received more than 141,473 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Mário Coluna is the 552nd most popular soccer player (down from 468th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Mozambique (up from 9th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Mozambican Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 140k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.22

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Mário Colunas by language

Over the past year Mário Coluna has had the most page views in the with 20,559 views, followed by Portuguese (10,299), and French (5,663). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Latvian (217.22%), Simple English (118.06%), and Southern Azerbaijani (85.71%)


Among soccer players, Mário Coluna ranks 552 out of 21,273Before him are Luca Toni, Igor Belanov, Diego Milito, Eizo Yuguchi, Arturo Vidal, and Marcos Alonso. After him are Hisao Kami, Paul Scholes, Kiyoo Kanda, Alessandro Altobelli, Andrés Escobar, and Héctor Rial.

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Among people born in 1935, Mário Coluna ranks 105Before him are Lyudmila Gurchenko, Julian Glover, David Prowse, Marc Augé, Jack Charlton, and Princess Elisabeth of Denmark. After him are Terry Riley, Robert Silverberg, Michael Walzer, Nikos Sampson, Paula Rego, and Ján Popluhár. Among people deceased in 2014, Mário Coluna ranks 101Before him are Valeri Kubasov, Yitzhak Hofi, Richard Bull, Robert Hansen, Alexander Shulgin, and Björn Waldegård. After him are Johnny Winter, Huber Matos, Ramón José Velásquez, Leo Tindemans, Manitas de Plata, and Serge Moscovici.

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In Mozambique

Among people born in Mozambique, Mário Coluna ranks 8 out of 38Before him are Yasuke (1530), Carlos Queiroz (1953), Samora Machel (1933), Graça Machel (1945), Joaquim Chissano (1939), and Armando Guebuza (1943). After him are Filipe Nyusi (1959), Afric Simone (1956), Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho (1936), Eduardo Mondlane (1920), Ruy Guerra (1931), and Júlio Duarte Langa (1927).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Mozambique

Among soccer players born in Mozambique, Mário Coluna ranks 3Before him are Eusébio (1942), and Carlos Queiroz (1953). After him are Paulo Fonseca (1973), Vicente Lucas (1935), Hilário (1939), Costa Pereira (1929), Abel Xavier (1972), Reinildo Mandava (1994), Jorge Cadete (1968), Armando Sá (1975), and Simão Mate Junior (1988).