Roger Hunt

1938 - 2021

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Roger Hunt (20 July 1938 – 27 September 2021) was an English professional footballer who played as a forward. Eleven years with Liverpool, he was the club's record goalscorer with 285 goals until being overtaken by Ian Rush. Nonetheless, Hunt remains Liverpool's record league goalscorer with 244 goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Hunt has received more than 1,058,390 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Roger Hunt is the 1,230th most popular soccer player (down from 560th in 2019), the 2,220th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,573rd in 2019) and the 53rd most popular British Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 52.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.25

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Roger Hunts by language

Over the past year Roger Hunt has had the most page views in the with 113,724 views, followed by German (6,857), and Spanish (6,162). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hebrew (12,700.00%), Simple English (245.38%), and Southern Azerbaijani (127.33%)


Among soccer players, Roger Hunt ranks 1,230 out of 21,273Before him are Luis Regueiro, António Simões, José Torres, Vinícius Júnior, Samir Nasri, and Steve McManaman. After him are Péter Palotás, José Della Torre, Nobuyuki Oishi, Marc-Vivien Foé, Blagoje Marjanović, and Ousmane Dembélé.

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Among people born in 1938, Roger Hunt ranks 228Before him are Juan Carlos Wasmosy, Michael Löwy, Lyudmila Petrushevskaya, José Torres, Andrei Amalrik, and Theodor Kallifatides. After him are Jean Rollin, Anatoly Marchenko, Pachín, Imre Földi, Tiziano Terzani, and Princess Anne, Duchess of Calabria. Among people deceased in 2021, Roger Hunt ranks 221Before him are Branko Mamula, Lars Norén, Clive Sinclair, Kjell Askildsen, Marc Ferro, and Yury Vlasov. After him are Louis Andriessen, Margitta Gummel, Lamine Diack, Freimut Börngen, Yevhen Marchuk, and Sergei Kovalev.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Roger Hunt ranks 2,220 out of 8,785Before him are Alan Sillitoe (1928), Charles Wesley (1707), Edith Tolkien (1889), Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon (1863), William Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst (1773), and Steve McManaman (1972). After him are Hamnet Shakespeare (1585), Frank Bridge (1879), Richard Wilson (1714), Joseph Fiennes (1970), Mark Williams (1959), and William Robert Grove (1811).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Roger Hunt ranks 53Before him are Tommy Taylor (1932), Gordon Milne (1937), William Foulke (1874), Glenn Hoddle (1957), Dennis Viollet (1933), and Steve McManaman (1972). After him are Phil Jones (1992), Rio Ferdinand (1978), Sol Campbell (1974), John Terry (1980), Teddy Sheringham (1966), and Trevor Francis (1954).