Marco Caneira

1979 - Today

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Marco António Simões Caneira (born 9 February 1979) is a Portuguese former professional footballer. Preferably a central defender, he was equally at ease on the right or left flank. A youth graduate at Sporting CP, he started his career at the club, also appearing briefly for Benfica in his country, and represented Valencia in La Liga for a couple of years before returning to Sporting. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marco Caneira has received more than 78,122 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Marco Caneira is the 6,845th most popular soccer player (down from 6,376th in 2019), the 454th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 421st in 2019) and the 111th most popular Portuguese Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 78k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 39.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.38

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among soccer players, Marco Caneira ranks 6,845 out of 21,273Before him are Andreas Ulmer, Alexander Nübel, Graeme Le Saux, Yuko Oita, Shay Given, and Duda. After him are Reinaldo da Cruz Oliveira, Aziz Behich, Dany Verlinden, Ken Green, Dodi Lukebakio, and Darío Rodríguez.

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Among people born in 1979, Marco Caneira ranks 345Before him are Guðjón Valur Sigurðsson, Samoa Joe, Jens Bergensten, Giorgio Pantano, Édison Méndez, and JoAnna Garcia. After him are Reinaldo da Cruz Oliveira, Joe Chen, Sayaka Murata, Yukie Nakama, Eric Johnson, and Radoslav Kováč.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Marco Caneira ranks 454 out of 633Before him are Vieirinha (1986), Bebé (1990), Louis Ferreira (1966), Hugo Viana (1983), Carlos Moedas (1970), and Duda (1980). After him are Diogo Dalot (1999), Luís Boa Morte (1977), António Leitão (1960), Fernanda Ribeiro (1969), Gerson Rodrigues (1995), and Bruno Martins Indi (1992).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, Marco Caneira ranks 111Before him are Diogo Jota (1996), Rúben Semedo (1994), Vieirinha (1986), Bebé (1990), Hugo Viana (1983), and Duda (1980). After him are Diogo Dalot (1999), Luís Boa Morte (1977), Gerson Rodrigues (1995), Bruno Martins Indi (1992), Frederico Rosa (1957), and Eliseu (1983).