Rafa Silva

1993 - Today

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Rafael Alexandre "Rafa" Fernandes Ferreira da Silva ComM (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈʁafɐ ˈsiɫvɐ]; born 17 May 1993) is a Portuguese footballer who plays for Benfica and the Portugal national team as an attacking midfielder or winger. After starting his professional career at Feirense, he transferred to Braga in 2013 and went on to make over 100 appearances for them, winning the 2016 Portuguese Cup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rafa Silva has received more than 561,542 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Rafa Silva is the 7,018th most popular soccer player (down from 5,011th in 2019), the 395th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 305th in 2019) and the 106th most popular Portuguese Soccer Player.

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  • 48.96

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.69

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.99

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Rafa Silva ranks 7,018 out of 16,923Before him are Igor Bišćan, Elseid Hysaj, Olivier Deschacht, Nahitan Nández, Zdravko Zemunović, and Julian Schieber. After him are Hiromi Ikeda, Anton Ferdinand, Marek Koźmiński, Shao Jiayi, Simone Verdi, and Ivica Iliev.

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Among people born in 1993, Rafa Silva ranks 162Before him are Gabriela Gunčíková, Wilfredo León, Robin Quaison, Ali Adnan Kadhim, Gustavo Gómez, and Stefano Sturaro. After him are Yalitza Aparicio, Lasha Talakhadze, Rade Krunić, Dennis Schröder, Tímea Babos, and Matías Kranevitter.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Rafa Silva ranks 395 out of 479Before him are Jorge Ribeiro (1981), João Sousa (1989), Daniel Carriço (1988), Rui Silva (1977), Nuno Frechaut (1977), and Rúben Micael (1986). After him are Bebé (1990), Ricardo Rocha (1978), Vânia Fernandes (1985), Rúben Neves (1997), Carla Sacramento (1971), and Hugo Vieira (1988).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, Rafa Silva ranks 106Before him are Luís Neto (1988), Abel Ferreira (1978), Jorge Ribeiro (1981), Daniel Carriço (1988), Nuno Frechaut (1977), and Rúben Micael (1986). After him are Bebé (1990), Ricardo Rocha (1978), Rúben Neves (1997), Hugo Vieira (1988), Pedro Mendes (1979), and Zé Castro (1983).