Paulo Sousa

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Paulo Manuel Carvalho de Sousa, CavIH (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpawlu ˈso(w)zɐ]; born 30 August 1970) is a Portuguese football manager and former professional player who played as a defensive midfielder. He is the head coach of the Poland national team. Starting his career at Benfica, he also represented Sporting in his country, where he amassed Primeira Liga totals of 117 matches and three goals in five years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paulo Sousa has received more than 879,451 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Paulo Sousa is the 1,015th most popular soccer player (down from 1,007th in 2019), the 209th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 196th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Portuguese Soccer Player.

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  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

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    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Paulo Sousa ranks 1,015 out of 16,923Before him are Mikheil Meskhi, Ciro Immobile, Pauleta, Edin Džeko, Aad de Mos, and Carlos Vidal. After him are Luigi Bertolini, Michael Essien, Juan Carlos González, Ivan Perišić, Anton Ondruš, and Murtaz Khurtsilava.

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Among people born in 1970, Paulo Sousa ranks 58Before him are Patrick M'Boma, Ronald de Boer, Todd Phillips, Malena Ernman, Nolan North, and Justin Chambers. After him are Queen Latifah, Djalminha, Heather Graham, Alen Bokšić, Rick Hoffman, and Mehmet Scholl.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Paulo Sousa ranks 209 out of 479Before him are Infanta Mariana Victoria of Portugal (1768), Nuno Gomes (1976), Tristão Vaz Teixeira (1395), Afonso, Duke of Porto (1865), Ricardo Carvalho (1978), and Pauleta (1973). After him are André Villas-Boas (1977), Damião de Góis (1502), Miguel Torga (1907), Maria de Medeiros (1965), João César Monteiro (1939), and Bento de Góis (1562).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, Paulo Sousa ranks 15Before him are Félix Mourinho (1938), Fernando Gomes (1956), Vítor Baía (1969), Nuno Gomes (1976), Ricardo Carvalho (1978), and Pauleta (1973). After him are Sérgio Conceição (1974), Nani (1986), Fernando Couto (1969), Manuel Bento (1948), José Torres (1938), and Paulo Bento (1969).