Mehdi Mahdavikia

1977 - Today

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Mehdi Mahdavikia (Persian: ; born 24 July 1977) is an Iranian professional football coach and former player usually played as a right winger or right back. He is currently under contract by Hamburger SV as a youth coach, and also manages his own youth academy, FC KIA. Mahdavikia currently represents Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in the Football Advisory Panel of International Football Association Board (IFAB), joining the body in 2019. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mehdi Mahdavikia has received more than 330,897 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Mehdi Mahdavikia is the 4,683rd most popular soccer player (down from 4,360th in 2019), the 421st most popular biography from Iran (down from 374th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Iranian Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 330k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.24

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.93

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Mehdi Mahdavikia has had the most page views in the with 115,718 views, followed by English (32,642), and Japanese (12,469). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ukrainian (210.16%), Uzbek (80.58%), and Malagasy (77.92%)


Among soccer players, Mehdi Mahdavikia ranks 4,683 out of 21,273Before him are Mounir El Hamdaoui, Kamil Glik, Martin Petrov, Eugenio Bersellini, Nils Middelboe, and Julien Escudé. After him are Roberto Fernández Bonillo, Balázs Dzsudzsák, João Carlos dos Santos, Jacinto Villalba, Gerard Moreno, and José Luis Sierra.

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Among people born in 1977, Mehdi Mahdavikia ranks 169Before him are Park Eun-hye, Melanie Lynskey, Levan Kobiashvili, John Green, Kadri Simson, and Samantha Morton. After him are Maitland Ward, Nicolas Kiefer, Leo Franco, Benni McCarthy, Ryan Dunn, and Park Yong-ha.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Mehdi Mahdavikia ranks 421 out of 631Before him are Mahmoud Namjoo (1918), Shahrnush Parsipur (1946), Nazanin Boniadi (1979), Leila Hatami (1972), Abd al-Samad (1500), and Guity Novin (1944). After him are Manouchehr Mottaki (1953), Eshaq Jahangiri (1958), Afshin Ghotbi (1964), Aylar Lie (1984), Mohammad Reza Aref (1951), and Caucher Birkar (1978).

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Among soccer players born in Iran, Mehdi Mahdavikia ranks 9Before him are Andranik Eskandarian (1951), Mehdi Taremi (1992), Ali Parvin (1946), Nasser Hejazi (1949), Amir Ghalenoei (1963), and Ali Karimi (1978). After him are Karim Bagheri (1974), Yahya Golmohammadi (1971), Gholam Hossein Mazloumi (1950), Hassan Rowshan (1955), Javad Nekounam (1980), and Alireza Jahanbakhsh (1993).