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SOCCER PLAYER

Roberto Carlos

1973 - Today

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Roberto Carlos da Silva Rocha (born 10 April 1973), commonly known as Roberto Carlos, is a Brazilian former professional footballer who now works as a football ambassador. He started his career in Brazil as a forward but spent most of his career as a left-back and has been described as the "most offensive-minded left-back in the history of the game". A free kick specialist throughout his career, his bending shots have measured at over 105 miles per hour (169 km/h). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roberto Carlos has received more than 4,052,508 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 71 in 2019). Roberto Carlos is the 52nd most popular soccer player (up from 65th in 2019), the 32nd most popular biography from Brazil (up from 40th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

Roberto Carlos is most famous for being a Brazilian football player who played as a left-back. He was part of the Brazilian national team that won the 1994 FIFA World Cup, and the only player to have won the FIFA World Cup twice.

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  • 65.73

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 73

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 13.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Roberto Carlos ranks 52 out of 16,880Before him are Flórián Albert, Ruud Gullit, Omar Sívori, Ricardo Zamora, Romário, and Roger Milla. After him are David Beckham, Djalma Santos, Jairzinho, George Weah, Béla Guttmann, and Paolo Rossi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1973, Roberto Carlos ranks 3Before him are Aishwarya Rai and Paul Walker. After him are Monica Lewinsky, Fabio Cannavaro, Filippo Inzaghi, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Zuzana Čaputová, Edgar Davids, Javier Zanetti, and Ole Gunnar Solskjær.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Roberto Carlos ranks 32 out of 2,067Before him are Getúlio Vargas (1882), Maria II of Portugal (1819), Carlos Alberto Parreira (1943), Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887), Ronaldo (1976), and Romário (1966). After him are João Gilberto (1931), Djalma Santos (1929), Jairzinho (1944), Sebastião Salgado (1944), Nílton Santos (1925), and Alberto Santos-Dumont (1873).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Brazil

Among soccer players born in Brazil, Roberto Carlos ranks 13Before him are Didi (1928), Carlos Alberto Torres (1944), Vavá (1934), Ronaldinho (1980), Ronaldo (1976), and Romário (1966). After him are Djalma Santos (1929), Jairzinho (1944), Nílton Santos (1925), Arthur Friedenreich (1892), Leônidas (1913), and Rivaldo (1972).

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