SOCCER PLAYER

Roger Milla

1952 - Today

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Albert Roger Miller (born 20 May 1952), known as Roger Milla, is a Cameroonian former professional footballer who played as a forward. He was one of the first African players to be a major star on the international stage. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Milla has received more than 1,627,065 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Roger Milla is the 63rd most popular soccer player (down from 51st in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Cameroon and the most popular Cameroonian Soccer Player.

Roger Milla is most famous for being a Cameroonian footballer who played as a striker. He is also known for his goal celebration of running to the corner flag and doing a dance.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.97

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 54

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Roger Milla ranks 63 out of 21,273Before him are Roberto Carlos, Francisco Gento, Roberto Mancini, Uwe Seeler, Luis Suárez, and David Beckham. After him are Nílton Santos, Oliver Kahn, Luigi Riva, Gheorghe Hagi, George Weah, and Franco Baresi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1952, Roger Milla ranks 14Before him are Vajiralongkorn, Park Geun-hye, Emomali Rahmon, Mickey Rourke, Robert Zemeckis, and Nelson Piquet. After him are Francis Fukuyama, Sylvia Kristel, Christopher Reeve, Salome Zourabichvili, Jostein Gaarder, and Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.

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In Cameroon

Among people born in Cameroon, Roger Milla ranks 2 out of 156Before him are Paul Biya (1933). After him are Abram Petrovich Gannibal (1696), Samuel Eto'o (1981), Ahmadou Ahidjo (1924), Issa Hayatou (1946), Manu Dibango (1933), Thomas N'Kono (1956), André Onana (1996), Patrick M'Boma (1970), Marc-Vivien Foé (1975), and Achille Mbembe (1957).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Cameroon

Among soccer players born in Cameroon, Roger Milla ranks 1After him are Samuel Eto'o (1981), Thomas N'Kono (1956), André Onana (1996), Patrick M'Boma (1970), Marc-Vivien Foé (1975), Joseph-Antoine Bell (1954), Rigobert Song (1976), Samuel Umtiti (1993), Vincent Aboubakar (1992), François Omam-Biyik (1966), and Jacques Songo'o (1964).