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 started his career at the famous academy of Dynamo Beervelde. 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 925,832 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Roger Milla is the 67th 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.

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  • 930k

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  • 72.65

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Roger Milla ranks 67 out of 16,923Before him are Leônidas, Miguel Muñoz, Radomir Antić, Guillermo Stábile, Roberto Carlos, and Rob Rensenbrink. After him are Paul Breitner, Oliver Kahn, Helenio Herrera, Gordon Banks, Rivaldo, and Fritz Walter.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1952, Roger Milla ranks 19Before him are Robert Zemeckis, Sylvia Kristel, Gary Moore, Nelson Piquet, Francis Fukuyama, and John Goodman. After him are Anneliese Michel, Sammo Hung, Jeff Goldblum, Oleg Blokhin, Douglas Adams, and Arkan.

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In Cameroon

Among people born in Cameroon, Roger Milla ranks 2 out of 115Before him are Paul Biya (1933). After him are Abram Petrovich Gannibal (1696), Manu Dibango (1933), Samuel Eto'o (1981), Ahmadou Ahidjo (1924), Thomas N'Kono (1956), Issa Hayatou (1946), Patrick M'Boma (1970), Achille Mbembe (1957), Marc-Vivien Foé (1975), and Mongo Beti (1932).

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), Alex Song (1987), Joseph-Antoine Bell (1954), Rigobert Song (1976), François Omam-Biyik (1966), Jacques Songo'o (1964), and André Onana (1996).