Mario Kempes

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Mario Alberto Kempes Chiodi (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmaɾjo alˈβeɾto ˈkempes ˈtʃjoði]; born 15 July 1954) is an Argentine former professional footballer who played as a striker. His father, Mario, also a footballer, inspired him to play from a young age. At the age of seven he began playing with a junior team and at fourteen, he joined the Talleres reserves. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mario Kempes has received more than 1,000,326 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Mario Kempes is the 60th most popular soccer player (up from 74th in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Argentina (up from 24th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Argentinean Soccer Player.

Mario Kempes is most famous for being the top scorer in the 1978 World Cup, where he led Argentina to victory.

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Mario Kempes ranks 60 out of 16,923Before him are David Beckham, Flórián Albert, Stanley Matthews, Mircea Lucescu, Giacinto Facchetti, and Paolo Rossi. After him are Leônidas, Miguel Muñoz, Radomir Antić, Guillermo Stábile, Roberto Carlos, and Rob Rensenbrink.

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Among people born in 1954, Mario Kempes ranks 19Before him are Viktor Yushchenko, Jean-Claude Juncker, Kazuo Ishiguro, Oprah Winfrey, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, and Stieg Larsson. After him are Matt Groening, Ang Lee, Annie Lennox, Dieter Bohlen, Michael Moore, and Harald Schumacher.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Mario Kempes ranks 19 out of 900Before him are José de San Martín (1778), Daniel Barenboim (1942), Lionel Messi (1987), Omar Sívori (1935), Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (1953), and Mercedes Sosa (1935). After him are Leopoldo Galtieri (1926), Guillermo Stábile (1905), Helenio Herrera (1910), Carlos Menem (1930), Gabriel Batistuta (1969), and Carlos Reutemann (1942).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Argentina

Among soccer players born in Argentina, Mario Kempes ranks 5Before him are Alfredo Di Stéfano (1926), Diego Maradona (1960), Lionel Messi (1987), and Omar Sívori (1935). After him are Guillermo Stábile (1905), Helenio Herrera (1910), Gabriel Batistuta (1969), César Luis Menotti (1938), Daniel Passarella (1953), Luis Monti (1901), and Javier Zanetti (1973).