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Luís Carlos Almeida da Cunha ComM (born 17 November 1986), commonly known as Nani (Portuguese pronunciation: [naˈni]), is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a winger and captain for Major League Soccer side Orlando City SC. He represented Portugal in international football and has played over 100 times for the senior national team. Nani was born in Amadora, Portugal, and is of Cape Verdean descent. He began his football career playing for local side Real Massamá. At the age of nine, he began training with Sporting CP and S.L. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nani has received more than 4,182,793 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Nani is the 1,298th most popular soccer player (up from 1,299th in 2019), the 226th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 208th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Portuguese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Nani ranks 1,298 out of 16,923Before him are Ryuichi Sugiyama, Ante Žanetić, Thorbjørn Svenssen, Andrea Barzagli, Pedro Arico Suárez, and Goran Jurić. After him are Amedeo Biavati, Pietro Arcari, Zé Maria, Christian Abbiati, Leonardo Bonucci, and Oliver Neuville.

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Among people born in 1986, Nani ranks 30Before him are Edin Džeko, Kit Harington, Irina Shayk, Olivier Giroud, Alexander Rybak, and Mario Casas. After him are Leighton Meester, Hugo Lloris, Fernando Muslera, Diego Godín, Claudio Marchisio, and Inna.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Nani ranks 226 out of 479Before him are Guilhermina Suggia (1885), Infanta Ana de Jesus Maria of Braganza (1806), Alexandre Herculano (1810), Alexandre de Serpa Pinto (1846), Mário de Sá-Carneiro (1890), and António José de Almeida (1866). After him are Antero de Quental (1842), Fernando Couto (1969), Manuel Teixeira Gomes (1860), Manuel Bento (1948), José Torres (1938), and José Policarpo (1936).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, Nani ranks 17Before him are Vítor Baía (1969), Nuno Gomes (1976), Ricardo Carvalho (1978), Pauleta (1973), Paulo Sousa (1970), and Sérgio Conceição (1974). After him are Fernando Couto (1969), Manuel Bento (1948), José Torres (1938), Paulo Bento (1969), Maniche (1977), and Fábio Coentrão (1988).

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