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Nuno Ricardo de Oliveira Ribeiro OIH (born 11 November 1977), known as Maniche (European Portuguese: [maˈniʃ]), is a Portuguese retired professional footballer who played as a central midfielder. He played top flight football in Portugal, Russia, England, Spain, Italy and Germany, and in 2004 he helped Porto win the Champions League, one of eight trophies conquered with that club. He amassed Primeira Liga totals of 177 matches and 31 goals, during seven seasons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maniche has received more than 551,361 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Maniche is the 1,498th most popular soccer player (up from 1,559th in 2019), the 244th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 217th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Portuguese Soccer Player.

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  • 550k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.08

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Maniche ranks 1,498 out of 16,923Before him are Casemiro, René Llense, Cayetano Ré, Giorgio Ferrini, Enrico Chiesa, and Uwe Bein. After him are Ricardo Bochini, Heriberto Herrera, Afonsinho, Joel Antônio Martins, Edmílson, and Władysław Żmuda.

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Among people born in 1977, Maniche ranks 56Before him are Ludacris, Massimo Ambrosini, Marek Jankulovski, Denílson de Oliveira Araújo, Arash, and Matt Bomer. After him are Vince Carter, Zachary Quinto, Matt Czuchry, Peter Phillips, Matthias Schoenaerts, and William Gallas.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Maniche ranks 244 out of 479Before him are António Ferreira (1528), Nadir Afonso (1920), António Ribeiro (1928), Jorge de Montemor (1520), Diogo Freitas do Amaral (1941), and Paulo Bento (1969). After him are Carlos do Carmo (1939), Fábio Coentrão (1988), Manuel Gonçalves Cerejeira (1888), João do Canto e Castro (1862), José Malhoa (1855), and Bruno Alves (1981).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, Maniche ranks 22Before him are Sérgio Conceição (1974), Nani (1986), Fernando Couto (1969), Manuel Bento (1948), José Torres (1938), and Paulo Bento (1969). After him are Fábio Coentrão (1988), Bruno Alves (1981), António Simões (1943), José Augusto (1937), Humberto Coelho (1950), and Tiago Mendes (1981).