Michael Owen

1979 - Today

Michael Owen

Michael James Owen (born 14 December 1979) is an English former footballer who played as a striker for Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle United, Manchester United and Stoke City, as well as for the England national team. Since retiring from football in 2013, he has become a racehorse breeder and owner and regularly features as a sports pundit and commentator.The son of former footballer Terry Owen, Owen was born in Chester and began his senior career at Liverpool in 1996. He progressed through the Liverpool youth team and scored on his debut in May 1997. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Owen has received more than 5,318,952 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 575th most popular soccer player.

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  • 5.3M

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  • 53.51

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 69

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.82

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Michael Owen ranks 573 out of 13,233Before him are Gianluca Vialli, Tsuyoshi Kunieda, Zózimo, Attilio Demaría, Akira Nishino, and Alberto Suppici. After him are Alejandro Sabella, Alfredo Foni, Gianfranco Leoncini, Aymoré Moreira, Osamu Yamaji, and Erwin Koeman.

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Among people born in 1979, Michael Owen ranks 15Before him are Jason Momoa, Eric Abidal, Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland, Diego Milito, Evangeline Lilly, and Rosamund Pike. After him are Jennifer Love Hewitt, Pink, Juris Laizāns, Travis Fimmel, Júlio César, and Nicolas Anelka.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Michael Owen ranks 1,528 out of 5,347Before him are John Wyndham (1903), George Arliss (1868), Thomas Hodgkin (1798), George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney (1737), Colin Davis (1927), and James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie (1812). After him are Alfred, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1874), George Grenville (1712), Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon (1862), John Smeaton (1724), John Martin (1789), and Matthew Flinders (1774).