Mutiu Adepoju

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Mutiu Adepoju (born 22 December 1970) is a former Nigerian professional footballer who played as a midfielder. He spent most of his career in Spain, amassing La Liga totals of 175 games and 22 goals over the course of seven seasons and representing mainly Racing de Santander and Real Sociedad. A Nigeria international for 12 years, Adepoju appeared for the country in three World Cups and as many Africa Cup of Nations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mutiu Adepoju has received more than 175,009 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Mutiu Adepoju is the 8,523rd most popular soccer player (down from 7,420th in 2019), the 108th most popular biography from Nigeria (down from 92nd in 2019) and the 47th most popular Nigerian Soccer Player.

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  • 3.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among soccer players, Mutiu Adepoju ranks 8,523 out of 21,273Before him are Michel Miyazawa, Jo Hyeon-woo, Jesse Marsch, Horst Siegl, Marek Suchý, and Hendrie Krüzen. After him are Martin Stranzl, Simon Terodde, Katsuo Kanda, Roda Antar, Fabinho, and Dominic Adiyiah.

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Among people born in 1970, Mutiu Adepoju ranks 656Before him are Volker Wissing, David Adams, Giovanna Trillini, Fahad Al-Mehallel, John Garcia, and Ricardo Tavarelli. After him are Daniel Lewin, Naked Cowboy, Matt Ross, Roman Turek, Charles Mesure, and Roar Strand.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Mutiu Adepoju ranks 108 out of 309Before him are Yemi Osinbajo (1957), Segun Odegbami (1952), Ike Shorunmu (1967), Ademola Okulaja (1975), Wilfred Ndidi (1996), and Chukwudi Iwuji (1975). After him are Ikechukwu Uche (1984), Fela Sowande (1905), Cyprian Ekwensi (1921), Ayila Yussuf (1984), Okwui Enwezor (1963), and Muhammadu Maccido (1928).


Among soccer players born in Nigeria, Mutiu Adepoju ranks 47Before him are Julius Aghahowa (1982), Victor Obinna (1987), Momodu Mutairu (1976), Segun Odegbami (1952), Ike Shorunmu (1967), and Wilfred Ndidi (1996). After him are Ikechukwu Uche (1984), Ayila Yussuf (1984), Augustine Eguavoen (1965), Michael Emenalo (1965), Paul Onuachu (1994), and Wilson Oruma (1976).