Richard Witschge

1969 - Today

Photo of Richard Witschge

Icon of person Richard Witschge

Richard Peter Witschge (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈriʃɑrt ˈʋɪtsxə]; born 20 September 1969) is a Dutch former footballer who played as a midfielder. He was known for his technique and passing ability. In an 18-year professional career he played mainly for Ajax, but also represented, amongst other clubs, Barcelona. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Witschge has received more than 139,543 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Richard Witschge is the 1,355th most popular soccer player (down from 1,187th in 2019), the 493rd most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 451st in 2019) and the 52nd most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 140k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.55

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 50

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.49

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Richard Witschges by language


Among soccer players, Richard Witschge ranks 1,355 out of 16,923Before him are Bernard Lama, Juan Burgueño, Jacques Fatton, Gilmar Rinaldi, Yoshio Kikugawa, and Carlos Riolfo. After him are György Szűcs, Ulf Kirsten, Karl Hohmann, Salvador Artigas, Ángel Berni, and Alberto Gilardino.

Most Popular Soccer Players in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1969, Richard Witschge ranks 109Before him are Tomas Brolin, Fernando Couto, Cesar Millan, Jonas Kaufmann, Max Cavalera, and Chandra Wilson. After him are Natascha McElhone, Ibn al-Khattab, Steve McQueen, Shannon Lee, Naveen Andrews, and Hugo Maradona.

Others Born in 1969

Go to all Rankings

In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Richard Witschge ranks 493 out of 1,209Before him are Maarten Schmidt (1929), Gerrie Mühren (1946), Henri Nouwen (1932), George Knobel (1922), Dirk Brouwer (1902), and Neelie Kroes (1941). After him are Frits Bolkestein (1933), Louis Andriessen (1939), Johannes Meursius (1579), Tim Krabbé (1943), Willem Hendrik Keesom (1876), and Kees Verkerk (1942).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Richard Witschge ranks 52Before him are Abe Lenstra (1920), Pierre van Hooijdonk (1969), Giovanni van Bronckhorst (1975), Piet Schrijvers (1946), Gerrie Mühren (1946), and George Knobel (1922). After him are Jan Wouters (1960), Arnold Mühren (1951), Kees Kist (1952), Willy van der Kuijlen (1946), Kees Rijvers (1926), and Theo de Jong (1947).