Nuno Gomes

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Nuno Miguel Soares Pereira Ribeiro OIH (born 5 July 1976), known as Nuno Gomes, is a Portuguese former professional footballer who played as a striker. He was given the nickname Gomes during childhood after Fernando Gomes, and was regarded one of the country's most recognisable attacking players in the 1990s and 2000s; he consistently scored for both club and country, and was also capable of being a good link-up player, accumulating a number of assists throughout his career, which was spent mainly with Benfica, for which he netted 166 goals in 398 games over the course of 12 seasons.Gomes represented Portugal in two World Cups and three European Championships. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nuno Gomes has received more than 677,826 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Nuno Gomes is the 937th most popular soccer player (down from 834th in 2019), the 204th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 185th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Portuguese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Nuno Gomes ranks 937 out of 16,923Before him are Géza Toldi, Shusaku Hirasawa, Slava Metreveli, Alexandre Pato, Péter Palotás, and Alexis Sánchez. After him are Jørgen Juve, Juan Zambudio Velasco, Salvador Sadurní, Thomas Häßler, Aleksandar Tirnanić, and Tokutaro Ukon.

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Among people born in 1976, Nuno Gomes ranks 41Before him are Mauro Camoranesi, Abiy Ahmed, Sally Hawkins, Jon Bernthal, Jon Dahl Tomasson, and Emerson. After him are Nurgül Yeşilçay, Shu Qi, Anna Faris, Dominic Monaghan, Seann William Scott, and Naomie Harris.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Nuno Gomes ranks 204 out of 479Before him are Eleanor of Portugal, Queen of Denmark (1211), Vasco Gonçalves (1921), Amadeo de Souza Cardoso (1887), Duarte, Duke of Guimarães (1515), Manuel Monteiro de Castro (1938), and Infanta Mariana Victoria of Portugal (1768). After him are Tristão Vaz Teixeira (1395), Afonso, Duke of Porto (1865), Ricardo Carvalho (1978), Pauleta (1973), Paulo Sousa (1970), and André Villas-Boas (1977).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, Nuno Gomes ranks 12Before him are Artur Jorge (1946), Paulo Futre (1966), Ricardo Quaresma (1983), Félix Mourinho (1938), Fernando Gomes (1956), and Vítor Baía (1969). After him are Ricardo Carvalho (1978), Pauleta (1973), Paulo Sousa (1970), Sérgio Conceição (1974), Nani (1986), and Fernando Couto (1969).