Robin van Persie

1983 - Today

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Robin van Persie (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈrɔbɪɱ vɑm ˈpɛrsi] ; born 6 August 1983) is a Dutch football coach and former professional footballer who is the manager of Eredivisie club Heerenveen. Regarded as one of the best strikers of his generation, Van Persie was known for his excellent technique and ball control, intelligent positioning, and vision. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robin van Persie has received more than 10,480,832 page views. His biography is available in 88 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 85 in 2019). Robin van Persie is the 377th most popular soccer player, the 232nd most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 239th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 10M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.92

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 88

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Robin van Persies by language

Over the past year Robin van Persie has had the most page views in the with 962,274 views, followed by Spanish (170,722), and French (126,233). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (753.25%), Wu Chinese (169.73%), and West Frisian (154.35%)


Among soccer players, Robin van Persie ranks 377 out of 21,273Before him are Bixente Lizarazu, Jorge Solari, Ko Takamoro, Emmanuel Adebayor, Henrik Larsson, and Masahiro Hamazaki. After him are László Bölöni, Zvonimir Boban, Giuseppe Bergomi, Juninho Pernambucano, Ryan Giggs, and Hans Krankl.

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Among people born in 1983, Robin van Persie ranks 11Before him are Dani Alves, Katrina Kaif, Ricardo Quaresma, Pepe, Edward Snowden, and Loreen. After him are Philipp Lahm, Emily Blunt, Henry Cavill, Donald Glover, Yaya Touré, and Andrew Garfield.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Robin van Persie ranks 232 out of 1,646Before him are Princess Sophie of the Netherlands (1824), Geertgen tot Sint Jans (1460), Willem Kalf (1619), John Goodricke (1764), Willem Mengelberg (1871), and Joop Zoetemelk (1946). After him are Alexander, Prince of Orange (1851), Salomon van Ruysdael (1602), Anton Mussert (1894), Adriaen de Vries (1556), George Blake (1922), and Isaac Beeckman (1588).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Robin van Persie ranks 20Before him are Arjen Robben (1984), Peter Bosz (1963), Abe Lenstra (1920), Ruud Geels (1948), Wesley Sneijder (1984), and Wim Jansen (1946). After him are Wim Suurbier (1945), Patrick Kluivert (1976), Willem van Hanegem (1944), Danny Blind (1961), Mark van Bommel (1977), and Erik ten Hag (1970).