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Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior (Brazilian Portuguese: [nejˈmaʁ dɐ ˈsiwvɐ ˈsɐ̃tus ˈʒũɲoʁ]; born 5 February 1992), known as Neymar, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil national team. He is widely considered as one of the best players in the world.Neymar came into prominence at Santos, where he made his professional debut aged 17. He helped the club win two successive Campeonato Paulista championships, a Copa do Brasil, and the 2011 Copa Libertadores; the latter being Santos' first since 1963. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Neymar has received more than 23,210,800 page views. His biography is available in 98 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 121st most popular soccer player.

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  • 60.63

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 98

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.92

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Neymar ranks 121 out of 13,233Before him are Nils Liedholm, Brian Clough, Paul Breitner, Peter Schmeichel, Alessandro Del Piero, and Takeshi Kamo. After him are Ademir de Menezes, Rob Rensenbrink, Kevin Keegan, Richard Møller Nielsen, Carlos Queiroz, and Xavi.

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Among people born in 1992, Neymar ranks 1After him are Selena Gomez, Mohamed Salah, Miley Cyrus, Philippe Coutinho, Thibaut Courtois, Marc-André ter Stegen, Son Heung-min, Sadio Mané, Phil Jones, Alisson, and Park Chanyeol.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Neymar ranks 59 out of 1,296Before him are Hebe Camargo (1929), Paulo Roberto Falcão (1953), Machado de Assis (1839), Carlos Ghosn (1954), Vinicius de Moraes (1913), and Hélder Câmara (1909). After him are Ademir de Menezes (1922), Zizinho (1921), Zumbi (1655), Cafu (1970), Bebeto (1964), and Kaká (1982).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Neymar ranks 25Before him are Zito (1932), Rivaldo (1972), Gylmar dos Santos Neves (1930), Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório (1943), José Altafini (1938), and Paulo Roberto Falcão (1953). After him are Ademir de Menezes (1922), Zizinho (1921), Cafu (1970), Bebeto (1964), Kaká (1982), and Moacir Barbosa Nascimento (1921).

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