Marco Reus

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Marco Reus (German pronunciation: [ˈmaʁkoː ˈʁɔʏs]; born 31 May 1989) is a German professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund. Reus spent his youth career at Borussia Dortmund, prior to leaving for Rot Weiss Ahlen. He joined Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2009, and had his most successful season in 2012, scoring 18 goals and providing 12 assists in the Bundesliga to help Borussia Mönchengladbach secure a place in the following season's UEFA Champions League. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marco Reus has received more than 6,455,050 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Marco Reus is the 485th most popular soccer player (up from 653rd in 2019), the 1,737th most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,321st in 2019) and the 41st most popular German Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 6.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.76

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 71

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Marco Reuses by language

Over the past year Marco Reus has had the most page views in the with 1,193,740 views, followed by Spanish (458,979), and German (420,918). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hausa (655.94%), Kurdish (Sorani) (488.55%), and Azerbaijani (362.40%)


Among soccer players, Marco Reus ranks 485 out of 21,273Before him are Mark van Bommel, Ferenc Deák, Fernando Redondo, Everaldo, Agne Simonsson, and Hidetoshi Nakata. After him are Javier Clemente, Rabah Madjer, Klaus Fischer, Shozo Tsugitani, Hiroshi Kanazawa, and Lukas Podolski.

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Among people born in 1989, Marco Reus ranks 6Before him are Taylor Swift, Thomas Müller, PewDiePie, Taron Egerton, and Daniel Radcliffe. After him are Gareth Bale, Chris Brown, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexandre Pato, Jordi Alba, and Ivan Perišić.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Marco Reus ranks 1,737 out of 7,253Before him are Albrecht, Duke of Bavaria (1905), Richenza of Northeim (1087), Heinrich Marschner (1795), Ludwig Börne (1786), Margaret Sambiria (1230), and Andreas Osiander (1498). After him are Leopold Gmelin (1788), Friedrich Wilhelm Freiherr von Bülow (1755), Adolf Hurwitz (1859), Christian Oliver (1972), Christian Morgenstern (1871), and Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen (1893).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Marco Reus ranks 41Before him are Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck (1948), Ottmar Walter (1924), Philipp Lahm (1983), Bastian Schweinsteiger (1984), Oliver Bierhoff (1968), and Hans-Peter Briegel (1955). After him are Klaus Fischer (1949), Hans Schäfer (1927), Max Morlock (1925), Jürgen Kohler (1965), Robert Enke (1977), and Guido Buchwald (1961).