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Ahmed Hossam Hussein Abdelhamid Wasfi (Arabic: أحمد حسام حسين عبد الحميد وصفي; born 23 February 1983), publicly known as Mido (Arabic: ميدو), is an Egyptian football manager and former player who played as a striker. Mido started his career with Zamalek in Egypt in 1999. He left the club for Gent of Belgium in 2000, where he won the Belgian Ebony Shoe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mido has received more than 45,558 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Mido is the 2,849th most popular soccer player (down from 2,606th in 2019), the 478th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 433rd in 2019) and the 9th most popular Egyptian Soccer Player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

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  • 6.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Mido ranks 2,849 out of 16,880Before him are Bernd Nickel, Peter Platzer, Daniel Agger, Miguel Murillo, Papu Gómez, and André Onana. After him are Giovanni Viola, Rubén Paz, Francisco Aguirre, Dieter Herzog, Zaur Kaloev, and Peter Ducke.

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Among people born in 1983, Mido ranks 82Before him are Jérémy Mathieu, Rebeca Linares, Mirko Vučinić, Sylvia Hoeks, Golshifteh Farahani, and Adrian Sutil. After him are Mark Selby, Katie McGrath, Lisandro López, Ed Skrein, Eric Andre, and Michel Bastos.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Mido ranks 478 out of 582Before him are Roland Moreno (1945), H. A. R. Gibb (1895), Gamal Al-Ghandour (1957), Mohamed Zidan (1981), Ahmed al-Senussi (1933), and Gamal El-Ghitani (1945). After him are Magdi Allam (1952), Mohamed Aboutrika (1978), Atef Sedky (1930), Leila Ahmed (1940), Pope Kedron of Alexandria (100), and Mohamed Latif (1909).


Among soccer players born in Egypt, Mido ranks 9Before him are Essam El Hadary (1973), Mahmoud El-Gohary (1938), Abdulrahman Fawzi (1909), Hossam Hassan (1966), Mahmoud El Khatib (1954), and Mohamed Zidan (1981). After him are Mohamed Aboutrika (1978), Mohamed Latif (1909), Mustafa Mansour (1914), Mahmoud Mokhtar El Tetsh (1905), Avi Cohen (1956), and Hany Ramzy (1969).

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