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Nasser Hejazi

1949 - 2011

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Nasser Hejazi (Persian: ناصر حجازی nāser hejāzi; 14 December 1949 – 23 May 2011), nicknamed "the legendary Iranian goalkeeper", was an Iranian football player and coach who most notably played for Esteghlal (Taj). Considered as the best goalkeeper in the history of Iranian football and Asia, he was capped 62 times for the Iran national football team. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nasser Hejazi has received more than 115,952 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Nasser Hejazi is the 2,972nd most popular soccer player (down from 2,809th in 2019), the 348th most popular biography from Iran (down from 316th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Iranian Soccer Player.

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  • 120k

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  • 44.97

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Nasser Hejazi ranks 2,972 out of 16,880Before him are Fred Rutten, Granit Xhaka, Karl Stotz, Emilio Caprile, Mohamed Sissoko, and Ibrahim Ba. After him are Segundo Durandal, Wolfram Löwe, Masashi Nakayama, Raúl Vicente Amarilla, Josef Zeman, and Frank Lampard.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1949, Nasser Hejazi ranks 445Before him are Brian Yuzna, Michael Hogan, Graham Swift, Jack Bender, Parveen Babi, and Keith Rowley. After him are Vladimír Martinec, James Rivière, Jon Avnet, María Teresa Fernández de la Vega, Anita Borg, and Olga Morozova. Among people deceased in 2011, Nasser Hejazi ranks 317Before him are Sun Axelsson, Tatyana Shchelkanova, Joe Morello, Walter Giller, Willy De Clercq, and Bernard Nathanson. After him are Finn Helgesen, Agustín García-Gasco Vicente, John Patrick Foley, Roberto Lippi, Waldemar Baszanowski, and Wenche Foss.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Nasser Hejazi ranks 348 out of 528Before him are Darius Khondji (1955), Ali Parvin (1946), Mohammad-Reza Shafiei Kadkani (1939), Golshifteh Farahani (1983), Rita (1962), and Mahmoud Namjoo (1918). After him are Dariush (1951), Bahman Ghobadi (1969), Azar Nafisi (1955), Yusuf Adil Shah (1459), Andy (1958), and Shahram Nazeri (1950).

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Iran

Among soccer players born in Iran, Nasser Hejazi ranks 4Before him are Ali Daei (1969), Sardar Azmoun (1995), and Ali Parvin (1946). After him are Andranik Eskandarian (1951), Afshin Ghotbi (1964), Ali Karimi (1978), Mehdi Mahdavikia (1977), Javad Nekounam (1980), Khodadad Azizi (1971), Gholam Hossein Mazloumi (1950), and Alireza Jahanbakhsh (1993).