Ricardo Carvalho

1978 - Today

Ricardo Carvalho

Ricardo Alberto Silveira de Carvalho OIH (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʁiˈkaɾðu kɐɾˈvaʎu]; born 18 May 1978) is a retired Portuguese professional footballer who played as a centre back. He is widely considered one of the greatest center backs from the modern era. He is currently the assistant manager of French club Marseille.Carvalho began his career at Porto, where he had loan spells at Leça, Vitória de Setúbal and Alverca, before winning domestic and European trophies under José Mourinho's management. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ricardo Carvalho has received more than 1,504,866 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 748th most popular soccer player.

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  • 60

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Ricardo Carvalho ranks 745 out of 13,233Before him are Hugo Lloris, Masujiro Nishida, Víctor Rodríguez Andrade, Gianluca Zambrotta, Jorge Burruchaga, and Dirceu. After him are Taizo Kawamoto, Masakatsu Miyamoto, Pepe Reina, Jürgen Grabowski, Alejandro Scopelli, and Tim.

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Among people born in 1978, Ricardo Carvalho ranks 25Before him are Luis Fonsi, Nelly Furtado, Manny Pacquiao, Katherine Heigl, Dirk Nowitzki, and Charlene, Princess of Monaco. After him are Juan Román Riquelme, Lúcio, Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Federline, and Nicole Scherzinger.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Ricardo Carvalho ranks 176 out of 370Before him are Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (1919), Francisco de Sá Carneiro (1934), Theresa of Portugal, Countess of Flanders (1157), Tristão Vaz Teixeira (1395), Vasco Gonçalves (1921), and Vítor Baía (1969). After him are John de Britto (1647), Paula Rego (1935), Garcia de Orta (1499), Eleanor of Portugal, Queen of Denmark (1211), Fernando Gomes (1956), and Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo (1930).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, Ricardo Carvalho ranks 9Before him are Fernando Santos (1954), Artur Jorge (1946), Rui Costa (1972), Paulo Futre (1966), Ricardo Quaresma (1983), and Vítor Baía (1969). After him are Fernando Gomes (1956), Jorge Jesus (1954), Nuno Gomes (1976), Sérgio Conceição (1974), Pauleta (1973), and Paulo Sousa (1970).

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