Renato Sanches

1997 - Today

Photo of Renato Sanches

Icon of person Renato Sanches

Renato Júnior Luz Sanches ComM (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʁɨˈnatu ˈsɐ̃ʃɨʃ]; born 18 August 1997) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Ligue 1 club Lille and the Portugal national team. Sanches began his career at Benfica, making his professional debut for the reserves in October 2014 and for the first team in October 2015. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Renato Sanches has received more than 4,600,583 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Renato Sanches is the 3,910th most popular soccer player (down from 2,974th in 2019), the 323rd most popular biography from Portugal (down from 264th in 2019) and the 58th most popular Portuguese Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 4.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.15

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.13

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.51

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Renato Sanches by language


Among soccer players, Renato Sanches ranks 3,910 out of 16,923Before him are Raúl Bravo, Raúl García, Michy Batshuayi, Felipe Caicedo, Hany Ramzy, and Eiji Ueda. After him are Julio Alberto Moreno, Munir El Haddadi, Jean-Paul Vonderburg, Itzhak Vissoker, Alexander Zorniger, and Boris Razinsky.

Most Popular Soccer Players in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1997, Renato Sanches ranks 23Before him are Luka Jović, Gabriel Jesus, Maisie Williams, Martina Stoessel, Zara Larsson, and Malcom. After him are Abdelhak Nouri, Rodrigo Bentancur, Alisha Boe, Emre Mor, Becky G, and Louis Hofmann.

Others Born in 1997

Go to all Rankings

In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Renato Sanches ranks 323 out of 479Before him are Teresa Salgueiro (1969), João Cancelo (1994), George Grey (1812), Olegário Benquerença (1969), Beto (1976), and Nelo Vingada (1953). After him are Eduardo Carvalho (1982), Carlos Secretário (1970), João Pinto (1961), Ricardo Costa (1981), Ricardo Pereira (1993), and João de Deus Pinheiro (1945).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, Renato Sanches ranks 58Before him are Miguel Veloso (1986), Ricardo (1976), Fernando Meira (1978), Jorge Costa (1971), João Cancelo (1994), and Beto (1976). After him are Eduardo Carvalho (1982), Carlos Secretário (1970), João Pinto (1961), Ricardo Costa (1981), Ricardo Pereira (1993), and Carlos Carvalhal (1965).