Paulo Bento

1969 - Today

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Paulo Jorge Gomes Bento (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpawlu ˈbẽtu]; born 20 June 1969) is a Portuguese retired footballer, and the current manager of the South Korea national team. A defensive midfielder with tackling ability and workrate as his main assets, he played for two of the major three teams in his country, amassing Primeira Liga totals of 284 matches and 16 goals over 11 seasons, and also spent four years in Spain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paulo Bento has received more than 441,586 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Paulo Bento is the 1,471st most popular soccer player (down from 1,138th in 2019), the 243rd most popular biography from Portugal (down from 205th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Portuguese Soccer Player.

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  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

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  • 2.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Paulo Bento ranks 1,471 out of 16,923Before him are Saburō Kawabuchi, Theodoros Zagorakis, Vladislao Cap, Bror Mellberg, Josef Čtyřoký, and Christian Gourcuff. After him are Sune Andersson, Denílson de Oliveira Araújo, Robert Gadocha, Erich Juskowiak, Bojan Krkić, and Răzvan Lucescu.

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Among people born in 1969, Paulo Bento ranks 117Before him are Ibn al-Khattab, Steve McQueen, Shannon Lee, Naveen Andrews, Hugo Maradona, and Billy Herrington. After him are Răzvan Lucescu, Sophie Kinsella, Dominic West, Kim Raver, Lei Jun, and Gina Torres.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Paulo Bento ranks 243 out of 479Before him are Carlos Viegas Gago Coutinho (1869), António Ferreira (1528), Nadir Afonso (1920), António Ribeiro (1928), Jorge de Montemor (1520), and Diogo Freitas do Amaral (1941). After him are Maniche (1977), Carlos do Carmo (1939), Fábio Coentrão (1988), Manuel Gonçalves Cerejeira (1888), João do Canto e Castro (1862), and José Malhoa (1855).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, Paulo Bento ranks 21Before him are Paulo Sousa (1970), Sérgio Conceição (1974), Nani (1986), Fernando Couto (1969), Manuel Bento (1948), and José Torres (1938). After him are Maniche (1977), Fábio Coentrão (1988), Bruno Alves (1981), António Simões (1943), José Augusto (1937), and Humberto Coelho (1950).