Marcelo Balboa

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Marcelo Balboa (born August 8, 1967) is an American former professional soccer player who played as a defender in the 1990s for the United States national team, becoming its captain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marcelo Balboa has received more than 352,703 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Marcelo Balboa is the 6,600th most popular soccer player (down from 6,200th in 2019), the 12,501st most popular biography from United States (up from 12,604th in 2019) and the 36th most popular American Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 350k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.36

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among soccer players, Marcelo Balboa ranks 6,600 out of 21,273Before him are Diego Klimowicz, Alex Meret, Kazuya Maekawa, Neil Young, Hong Yong-jo, and Antonio de la Torre. After him are Patrick Ekeng, Iker Muniain, Josef Martínez, Dejan Govedarica, Hámilton Ricard, and Juan Manuel Vargas.

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Among people born in 1967, Marcelo Balboa ranks 483Before him are Evan Seinfeld, Igor Protti, Maylis de Kerangal, Adam Taubitz, Mikhail Shchennikov, and Paul Accola. After him are Coffi Codjia, Kevin Macdonald, William DuVall, Alexander Zorniger, Jasmin Tabatabai, and Claudio Biaggio.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Marcelo Balboa ranks 12,501 out of 20,380Before him are Ronald J. Grabe (1945), William Alland (1916), John Huchra (1948), Becki Newton (1978), John F. Seitz (1892), and Brian Geraghty (1975). After him are M. Shadows (1981), Sim Iness (1930), Sinnamon Love (1973), Katherine Maher (1983), Robert F. Stockton (1795), and Ann B. Davis (1926).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United States

Among soccer players born in United States, Marcelo Balboa ranks 36Before him are Arnie Oliver (1907), Daniel Schmidt (1992), Gino Pariani (1928), Hope Solo (1981), Philip Slone (1907), and Eric Wynalda (1969). After him are Mike Bookie (1904), DaMarcus Beasley (1982), Frank Borghi (1925), Kasey Keller (1969), Folarin Balogun (2001), and Steve Cherundolo (1979).