Pedro Rocha

1942 - 2013

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Pedro Virgilio Rocha Franchetti (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpeðɾo ˈrotʃa]; 3 December 1942 – 2 December 2013) was a Uruguayan footballer who played 52 games for the Uruguay national team between 1961 and 1974. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pedro Rocha has received more than 65,793 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Pedro Rocha is the 309th most popular soccer player (up from 338th in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Uruguay (up from 23rd in 2019) and the 12th most popular Uruguayan Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 66k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.70

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.25

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Pedro Rochas by language

Over the past year Pedro Rocha has had the most page views in the with 36,721 views, followed by Spanish (25,906), and Italian (2,592). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Macedonian (222.88%), Spanish (103.50%), and Catalan (93.24%)


Among soccer players, Pedro Rocha ranks 309 out of 21,273Before him are Wesley Sneijder, José Santamaría, Julen Lopetegui, Valentino Mazzola, Giovanni Ferrari, and Claudio Gentile. After him are Sepp Piontek, Josep Samitier, Vujadin Boškov, José Antonio Camacho, Iván Zamorano, and György Sárosi.

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Among people born in 1942, Pedro Rocha ranks 115Before him are Manolo Blahnik, Kang Kek Iew, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Lee Kun-hee, Terry Jones, and Britt Ekland. After him are Hannu Mikkola, Vladimir Bukovsky, Mir-Hossein Mousavi, Karen Grassle, Anita Pallenberg, and Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle. Among people deceased in 2013, Pedro Rocha ranks 65Before him are Hiroshi Yamauchi, Pierre Mauroy, Henri Dutilleux, Antoni Ramallets, J. J. Cale, and Sara Montiel. After him are Joe Weider, Kenneth G. Wilson, Patrice Chéreau, David H. Hubel, Roger Ebert, and Conrad Bain.

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In Uruguay

Among people born in Uruguay, Pedro Rocha ranks 19 out of 444Before him are Óscar Tabárez (1947), Enzo Francescoli (1961), Enrique Ballestrero (1905), José Gervasio Artigas (1764), Diego Forlán (1979), and José Santamaría (1929). After him are Alberto Suppici (1898), Obdulio Varela (1917), Mario Benedetti (1920), Jules Laforgue (1860), Edinson Cavani (1987), and Pedro Petrone (1905).


Among soccer players born in Uruguay, Pedro Rocha ranks 12Before him are Luis Suárez (1987), Héctor Castro (1904), Enzo Francescoli (1961), Enrique Ballestrero (1905), Diego Forlán (1979), and José Santamaría (1929). After him are Alberto Suppici (1898), Obdulio Varela (1917), Edinson Cavani (1987), Pedro Petrone (1905), Ladislao Mazurkiewicz (1945), and Pablo Dorado (1908).