Rafael Amador

1959 - 2018

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Rafael Amador Flores (16 November 1959 – 31 July 2018) was a Mexican professional footballer who played as a defender. He played for Mexico in the 1986 FIFA World Cup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rafael Amador has received more than 30,243 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Rafael Amador is the 6,285th most popular soccer player (down from 4,901st in 2019), the 447th most popular biography from Mexico (down from 363rd in 2019) and the 85th most popular Mexican Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 30k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 41.01

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.05

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Rafael Amadors by language

Over the past year Rafael Amador has had the most page views in the with 3,090 views, followed by English (2,667), and Portuguese (976). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Arabic (58.71%), Southern Azerbaijani (58.17%), and Hungarian (56.26%)


Among soccer players, Rafael Amador ranks 6,285 out of 21,273Before him are Pedrinho, Jan Furtok, Fabian Ernst, Włodzimierz Ciołek, Daniel Farke, and Ivor Broadis. After him are Mário Rui, Georgi Dimitrov, Florin Prunea, Ron-Robert Zieler, José Mari, and John Obi Mikel.

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Among people born in 1959, Rafael Amador ranks 522Before him are Tshering Yangdon, Harlem Désir, Lydia Lunch, Peter Pacult, Chi Chi LaRue, and Dennis Chambers. After him are Georgi Dimitrov, Masayuki Yanai, Uma Bharti, Karl Shuker, Nagarjuna, and Sjaak Troost. Among people deceased in 2018, Rafael Amador ranks 529Before him are Brigitte Ahrenholz, Vibeke Skofterud, Henri Dirickx, Iraj Danaeifard, Frank Havens, and Olivia Cole. After him are Aleksandr Kurlovich, Tim O'Connor, Renate Dorrestein, João W. Nery, Jean Porter, and Bill Slater.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Rafael Amador ranks 447 out of 729Before him are Dolores Heredia (1966), Angélica Vale (1975), Ramiro Navarro (1943), Alicja Bachleda-Curuś (1983), Gabriel Soto (1975), and Felipe Muñoz (1951). After him are Karla Álvarez (1972), Luis Regueiro (1943), Magdaleno Mercado (1944), Luís Roberto Alves (1967), Horacio López Salgado (1948), and Margo (1917).


Among soccer players born in Mexico, Rafael Amador ranks 85Before him are Oswaldo Sánchez (1973), Javier Cárdenas (1952), Alberto García Aspe (1967), Arturo Vázquez (1949), Antonio Jasso (1935), and Ramiro Navarro (1943). After him are Luis Regueiro (1943), Magdaleno Mercado (1944), Luís Roberto Alves (1967), Horacio López Salgado (1948), Benjamín Galindo (1960), and Fernando Quirarte (1956).