Mehmet Topal

1986 - Today

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Mehmet Topal (born 3 March 1986) is a former Turkish professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder. He is nicknamed Örümcek (Spider), due to his ability to use his long legs to win loose balls or cut passes.He spent most of his career with Galatasaray and Fenerbahçe, totalling five major trophies with those clubs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mehmet Topal has received more than 325,424 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Mehmet Topal is the 4,585th most popular soccer player (down from 4,500th in 2019), the 1,123rd most popular biography from Turkey (down from 1,008th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Soccer Player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Mehmet Topal ranks 4,585 out of 16,880Before him are Diego Alonso, Luis Rubiños, Claudio Sulser, Giacomo Bonaventura, Emlyn Hughes, and Matheus Cunha. After him are Sergio Gori, Walter Novellino, Denzel Dumfries, Federico Fazio, Yassine Bounou, and Sergio Vázquez.

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Among people born in 1986, Mehmet Topal ranks 171Before him are Rajon Rondo, Bree Olson, Kim Junsu, Colin Morgan, Ellie Goulding, and Lee Donghae. After him are Luigi Di Maio, Urby Emanuelson, Lasse Schöne, Stjepan Hauser, Thomas Morgenstern, and Nacho Monreal.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Mehmet Topal ranks 1,123 out of 1,301Before him are Mehmed Uzun (1953), Merih Demiral (1998), Engin Altan Düzyatan (1979), Ayşe Erzan (1949), Semih Kaplanoğlu (1963), and Meltem Cumbul (1969). After him are Aytaç Yalman (1940), Buğra Gülsoy (1982), Demet Akalın (1972), Serenay Sarıkaya (1992), Ersun Yanal (1961), and Burcu Özberk (1989).


Among soccer players born in Turkey, Mehmet Topal ranks 24Before him are Tanju Çolak (1963), Aykut Kocaman (1965), Ahmet Yılmaz Çalık (1994), Okan Buruk (1973), Cemil Turan (1947), and Merih Demiral (1998). After him are Ersun Yanal (1961), Cengiz Ünder (1997), Semih Şentürk (1983), Gökdeniz Karadeniz (1980), Ertuğrul Sağlam (1969), and Arif Erdem (1972).