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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 major stars on the international stage. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Milla has received more than 1,317,422 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Roger Milla is the 51st most popular soccer player (up from 67th 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.

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  • 65.77

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  • 50

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  • 8.97

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  • 2.91

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Among soccer players, Roger Milla ranks 51 out of 16,880Before him are Ronaldo, Flórián Albert, Ruud Gullit, Omar Sívori, Ricardo Zamora, and Romário. After him are Roberto Carlos, David Beckham, Djalma Santos, Jairzinho, George Weah, and Béla Guttmann.

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Among people born in 1952, Roger Milla ranks 17Before him are Mickey Rourke, Nelson Piquet, Robert Zemeckis, Sylvia Kristel, Jostein Gaarder, and Francis Fukuyama. After him are Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emomali Rahmon, Anneliese Michel, Gary Moore, Salome Zourabichvili, and Jeff Goldblum.

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In Cameroon

Among people born in Cameroon, Roger Milla ranks 2 out of 132Before him are Paul Biya (1933). After him are Abram Petrovich Gannibal (1696), Ahmadou Ahidjo (1924), Samuel Eto'o (1981), Manu Dibango (1933), Issa Hayatou (1946), Thomas N'Kono (1956), Patrick M'Boma (1970), Christian Tumi (1930), Marc-Vivien Foé (1975), and Samuel Umtiti (1993).

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), Patrick M'Boma (1970), Marc-Vivien Foé (1975), Samuel Umtiti (1993), Rigobert Song (1976), Joseph-Antoine Bell (1954), Alex Song (1987), François Omam-Biyik (1966), Jacques Songo'o (1964), and Vincent Aboubakar (1992).