SOCCER PLAYER

Rashidi Yekini

1963 - 2012

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Rashidi Yekini (23 October 1963 – 4 May 2012) was a Nigerian professional footballer who played as a forward. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rashidi Yekini has received more than 874,586 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Rashidi Yekini is the 1,321st most popular soccer player (up from 1,660th in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Nigeria (up from 27th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Nigerian Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 870k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 52.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.13

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Rashidi Yekinis by language

Over the past year Rashidi Yekini has had the most page views in the with 223,884 views, followed by French (32,829), and Greek (32,344). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Greek (1,167.40%), Simple English (704.42%), and Southern Azerbaijani (140.87%)

Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Rashidi Yekini ranks 1,321 out of 21,273Before him are Pachín, Ryuzo Hiraki, Guillermo Ochoa, Pierre Sinibaldi, Miodrag Belodedici, and Matías González. After him are Darijo Srna, Maxi López, Conny Torstensson, Heinz Flohe, Mustafa Denizli, and Teddy Sheringham.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1963, Rashidi Yekini ranks 143Before him are John van 't Schip, José Mari Bakero, Lauren Holly, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Radosław Sikorski, and Marla Maples. After him are Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, James Mangold, Boris Nadezhdin, Bernard Lama, Marc Girardelli, and Manuel Marrero Cruz. Among people deceased in 2012, Rashidi Yekini ranks 170Before him are Sixten Jernberg, Ignatius Moses I Daoud, Maria Emanuel, Margrave of Meissen, Vitaly Vorotnikov, Friedrich Hirzebruch, and Pierre Sinibaldi. After him are Simeon ten Holt, Avraham Adan, Roy Salvadori, Genichi Taguchi, Carlo Rambaldi, and Jack Klugman.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Rashidi Yekini ranks 19 out of 309Before him are Olaudah Equiano (1745), Sani Abacha (1943), Ken Saro-Wiwa (1941), Francis Arinze (1932), Goodluck Jonathan (1957), and Umaru Musa Yar'Adua (1951). After him are Abdulsalami Abubakar (1942), Amos Tutuola (1920), Victor Osimhen (1998), Nwankwo Kanu (1976), Nana Asmaʼu (1793), and Tijani Babangida (1973).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Nigeria

Among soccer players born in Nigeria, Rashidi Yekini ranks 2Before him are Jay-Jay Okocha (1973). After him are Victor Osimhen (1998), Nwankwo Kanu (1976), Tijani Babangida (1973), Taribo West (1974), Emmanuel Amunike (1970), Daniel Amokachi (1972), Obafemi Martins (1984), Kelechi Iheanacho (1996), Finidi George (1971), and Victor Ikpeba (1973).