Medhi Benatia

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Medhi Benatia

Medhi Amine El Mouttaqi Benatia (Arabic: المهدي أمين بن عطية المتقي‎, French pronunciation: ​[mɛdi bɛnatia] ; born 17 April 1987) is a French-Moroccan footballer who plays as a centre back for Al-Duhail and was captain of the Moroccan national team. On 2 October 2019, Benatia announced his retirement from international football.He began his career at Marseille, spending his time loaned out to Tours and Lorient before joining Clermont in 2008. Two years later he joined Udinese, spending three seasons there before transferring to Roma. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Medhi Benatia has received more than 1,380,200 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,707th most popular soccer player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Medhi Benatia ranks 1,703 out of 13,233Before him are Hans Nowak, Sebastián Abreu, Juliano Belletti, Fernandinho, Jaap Eden, and Ivica Vastić. After him are José Augusto Brandão, Emmanuel Sanon, Kepa Arrizabalaga, Edu, Jürgen Croy, and Gabriel Milito.

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Among people born in 1987, Medhi Benatia ranks 40Before him are Michael B. Jordan, Gervinho, Jorge Lorenzo, Pedro, Sebastian Giovinco, and Hatem Ben Arfa. After him are Karen Gillan, José Callejón, Jamie Vardy, Gary Medel, Marco Simoncelli, and Evan Peters.

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In France

Among people born in France, Medhi Benatia ranks 3,059 out of 4,109Before him are Charb (1967), Sabin Berthelot (1794), Michèle Alliot-Marie (1946), Jean-Pierre Ricard (1944), Jean-Michel Aulas (1949), and Henri Rabaud (1873). After him are Charles Dupin (1784), Josiane Balasko (1950), Gérard Lanvin (1950), Étienne Mourrut (1939), Danièle Delorme (1926), and Érik Comas (1963).


Among soccer players born in France, Medhi Benatia ranks 79Before him are Bernard Lama (1963), Edmond Delfour (1907), Lassana Diarra (1985), Manuel Amoros (1962), Bernard Lacombe (1952), and Hatem Ben Arfa (1987). After him are Dominique Rocheteau (1955), Raymond Kaelbel (1932), Bafétimbi Gomis (1985), Adil Rami (1985), Robert Herbin (1939), and Alfred Aston (1912).

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