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Marcelo

1988 - Today

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Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior (born 12 May 1988), known as Marcelo (Brazilian Portuguese: [maʁˈsɛlu]), is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a left back for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Brazil national team. He is widely considered as one of the best left backs of all time.In 2005, Marcelo won a Campeonato Carioca with Fluminense and in 2006, he was named to the Brasileirão Team of the Season, at age 18. By the end of the year, he joined Real Madrid for an $8 million fee. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marcelo has received more than 143,857 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Marcelo is the 556th most popular soccer player (down from 363rd in 2019), the 137th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 106th in 2019) and the 58th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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  • 140k

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  • 65.77

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 72

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Marcelo ranks 556 out of 16,923. Before him are Emmanuel Petit, Max Morlock, Hans Schäfer, Mesut Özil, Orlando Peçanha, and Tadahiko Ueda. After him are Herbert Kilpin, Ubaldo Fillol, Igor Belanov, Santos Iriarte, Branko Oblak, and Mário Coluna.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1988, Marcelo ranks 6Before him are Behati Prinsloo, Rihanna, Robert Lewandowski, Emma Stone, and Mesut Özil. After him are Rupert Grint, Kim Yo-jong, Sergio Agüero, Derrick Rose, Conor McGregor, and Ivan Rakitić.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Marcelo ranks 137 out of 1,947. Before him are Infante Sebastian of Portugal and Spain (1811), Pascoal Ranieri Mazzilli (1910), Edu Coimbra (1947), Dino Sani (1932), Carlos José Castilho (1927), and Orlando Peçanha (1935). After him are Roberto Burle Marx (1909), Carlos Pace (1944), Eurico Gaspar Dutra (1883), Raí (1965), Aleijadinho (1738), and Hélio Gracie (1913).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Brazil

Among soccer players born in Brazil, Marcelo ranks 58Before him are Zé Roberto (1974), Pepe (1983), Edu Coimbra (1947), Dino Sani (1932), Carlos José Castilho (1927), and Orlando Peçanha (1935). After him are Raí (1965), Aldair (1965), Oscar (1954), Aymoré Moreira (1912), Thiago Silva (1984), and Waldemar de Brito (1913).

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