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Michael Ball

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Michael John Ball (born 2 October 1979) is an English former professional footballer who played as a left back. Ball started his professional career at Everton, making his debut as a 17-year-old in 1997. He was capped by the England national team in 2001. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Ball has received more than 2,031,774 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Michael Ball is the 15,703rd most popular soccer player (down from 13,876th in 2019), the 7,231st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 6,378th in 2019) and the 901st most popular British Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 20.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Michael Ball ranks 15,703 out of 16,880Before him are Shiho Tomari, Yuki Ozawa, Don Goodman, Kazuma Kita, Yoshio Koizumi, and Ryota Takahashi. After him are Kota Sugiyama, Chris Brunt, Mário Brandão da Silveira, Takuto Koyama, Masahiro Iwata, and Christian Rivera.

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Among people born in 1979, Michael Ball ranks 1,170Before him are Eric Brewer, Shigeru Sakurai, Jun Ideguchi, Ryohei Nishiwaki, David Forde, and Jon Montgomery. After him are Rebecca Long-Bailey, Simon Amstell, Yoshimasa Fujita, Nobuhiro Sadatomi, Jason Scotland, and Takayoshi Toda.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Michael Ball ranks 7,231 out of 7,765Before him are Skream (1986), Francis Jeffers (1981), Darren Jackson (1966), Sally Conway (1987), Cameron Jerome (1986), and Don Goodman (1966). After him are Chris Brunt (1984), Rebecca Long-Bailey (1979), Paul Goodison (1977), Jennifer Ellison (1983), Niall McGinn (1987), and Simon Amstell (1979).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Michael Ball ranks 901Before him are Kelly Smith (1978), Lewis Grabban (1988), Francis Jeffers (1981), Darren Jackson (1966), Cameron Jerome (1986), and Don Goodman (1966). After him are Chris Brunt (1984), Niall McGinn (1987), Max Aarons (2000), Cole Palmer (2002), John Bostock (1992), and Sammy Ameobi (1992).