1966 - Today


Romário de Souza Faria (born 29 January 1966), known simply as Romário (Brazilian Portuguese: [ʁoˈmaɾiu]), is a Brazilian politician who previously achieved worldwide fame as a professional footballer. A prolific striker renowned for his clinical finishing, he is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. Romário starred for Brazil in their 1994 FIFA World Cup triumph, receiving the Golden Ball as player of the tournament. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Romário has received more than 2,731,270 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 59th most popular soccer player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.57

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 62

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.92

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Romário ranks 59 out of 13,233Before him are Arthur Friedenreich, Omar Sívori, Mircea Lucescu, Guillermo Stábile, Jairzinho, and Zlatan Ibrahimović. After him are Roberto Baggio, Helenio Herrera, Leônidas, Matthias Sindelar, Uwe Seeler, and Gheorghe Hagi.

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Among people born in 1966, Romário ranks 4Before him are Mike Tyson, Jimmy Wales, and Salma Hayek. After him are Sophie Marceau, Luke Perry, David Cameron, Vincent Cassel, George Weah, Eric Cantona, Halle Berry, and Hristo Stoichkov.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Romário ranks 36 out of 1,296Before him are Djalma Santos (1929), Luiz Felipe Scolari (1948), Nelson Piquet (1952), Arthur Friedenreich (1892), Jairzinho (1944), and Alberto Santos-Dumont (1873). After him are Astrud Gilberto (1940), Sebastião Salgado (1944), Leônidas (1913), Carlos Alberto Parreira (1943), Roberto Carlos (1973), and Zito (1932).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Romário ranks 16Before him are Nílton Santos (1925), Ronaldinho (1980), Rivellino (1946), Djalma Santos (1929), Arthur Friedenreich (1892), and Jairzinho (1944). After him are Leônidas (1913), Roberto Carlos (1973), Zito (1932), Rivaldo (1972), Gylmar dos Santos Neves (1930), and Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório (1943).

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