1946 - Today


Roberto Rivellino (also Rivelino, Brazilian Portuguese: [ʁoˈbɛʁtu ʁiveˈlĩnu]; Italian: [roˈbɛrto rivelˈlino]; born 1 January 1946) is a former Brazilian professional footballer. He was one of the stars of Brazil's 1970 FIFA World Cup winning team. Rivellino currently works as a pundit for Brazilian TV Cultura.The son of Italian immigrants from Macchiagodena (Isernia), he was famous for his large moustache, bending free kicks, long range shooting, accurate long passing, vision, close ball control and dribbling skills. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rivellino has received more than 320,216 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 42nd most popular soccer player.

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  • 65.52

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 52

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Rivellino ranks 42 out of 13,233Before him are Ronaldo, Béla Guttmann, Gordon Banks, Carlos Alberto Torres, Nílton Santos, and Ronaldinho. After him are Djalma Santos, Josef Bican, Bobby Moore, Stanley Matthews, Gianluigi Buffon, and Lothar Matthäus.

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Among people born in 1946, Rivellino ranks 36Before him are Oliver Stone, Marianne Faithfull, Syd Barrett, José Carreras, Benny Andersson, and Guus Hiddink. After him are Timothy Dalton, Hassanal Bolkiah, Marina Abramović, Robert Fripp, Liza Minnelli, and Talia Shire.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Rivellino ranks 29 out of 1,296Before him are Getúlio Vargas (1882), Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887), João Havelange (1916), Carlos Alberto Torres (1944), Nílton Santos (1925), and Ronaldinho (1980). After him are Djalma Santos (1929), Luiz Felipe Scolari (1948), Nelson Piquet (1952), Arthur Friedenreich (1892), Jairzinho (1944), and Alberto Santos-Dumont (1873).