Rabiu Afolabi

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Rabiu Afolabi (born 18 April 1980) is a Nigerian former professional footballer, who played as a centre-back. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rabiu Afolabi has received more than 60,763 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Rabiu Afolabi is the 5,985th most popular soccer player (up from 7,011th in 2019), the 74th most popular biography from Nigeria (up from 87th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Nigerian Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 61k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 41.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among soccer players, Rabiu Afolabi ranks 5,985 out of 21,273Before him are Victor Moses, Valeri Bojinov, Leopold Neumer, Carlos Secretário, Marc Cucurella, and Hamari Traoré. After him are Bertil Johansson, Daniel Veyt, Aleksandr Kokorin, Lee Jung-soo, Oswaldo Sánchez, and Yuriko Shima.

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Among people born in 1980, Rabiu Afolabi ranks 237Before him are Drew Fuller, Sunny Lane, Yaroslav Popovych, Salvador Cabañas, Joakim Brodén, and Ibrahim Maalouf. After him are Lee Jung-soo, Antônio Pizzonia, Paulo da Silva, Nick Nuyens, Katsura Hoshino, and Juan Arango.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Rabiu Afolabi ranks 74 out of 309Before him are Ben Okri (1959), Hauwa Ibrahim (1968), Mohammed Yusuf (1970), Atiku Abubakar (1946), Fiona Fullerton (1956), and Victor Moses (1990). After him are Wilfred Agbonavbare (1966), Michael Obiku (1968), Odion Ighalo (1989), Francis Obikwelu (1978), John Obi Mikel (1987), and Joseph Yobo (1980).


Among soccer players born in Nigeria, Rabiu Afolabi ranks 24Before him are Taye Taiwo (1985), Victor Boniface (2000), Emmanuel Olisadebe (1978), Ahmed Musa (1992), Vincent Enyeama (1982), and Victor Moses (1990). After him are Wilfred Agbonavbare (1966), Michael Obiku (1968), Odion Ighalo (1989), John Obi Mikel (1987), Joseph Yobo (1980), and Emmanuel Emenike (1987).