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Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima (Brazilian Portuguese: [ʁoˈnawdu ˈlwis nɐˈzaɾju dʒi ˈɫĩmɐ]; born 18 September 1976), commonly known as Ronaldo, is a Brazilian business owner, president of La Liga club Real Valladolid, and a retired professional footballer who played as a striker. Popularly dubbed in Portuguese O Fenômeno ("The Phenomenon"), he is widely considered one of the greatest players of all time. As a multi-functional striker who brought a new dimension to the position, Ronaldo has been the influence for a generation of strikers that have followed. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ronaldo has received more than 4,988,101 page views. His biography is available in 95 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 36th most popular soccer player.

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  • 95

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.69

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Ronaldo ranks 36 out of 13,233Before him are Vavá, Ruud Gullit, Mário Zagallo, Ricardo Zamora, Antonín Panenka, and Josef Masopust. After him are Béla Guttmann, Gordon Banks, Carlos Alberto Torres, Nílton Santos, Ronaldinho, and Rivellino.

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Among people born in 1976, Ronaldo ranks 1After him are Reese Witherspoon, Francesco Totti, Andriy Shevchenko, Chester Bennington, Benedict Cumberbatch, Clarence Seedorf, Ryan Reynolds, Michael Ballack, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Armin van Buuren, and Cillian Murphy.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Ronaldo ranks 22 out of 1,296Before him are Jair Bolsonaro (1955), Vavá (1934), Mário Zagallo (1931), Emerson Fittipaldi (1946), Maria II of Portugal (1819), and Paulo Freire (1921). After him are Getúlio Vargas (1882), Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887), João Havelange (1916), Carlos Alberto Torres (1944), Nílton Santos (1925), and Ronaldinho (1980).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Ronaldo ranks 8Before him are Garrincha (1933), Didi (1928), Zico (1953), Sócrates (1954), Vavá (1934), and Mário Zagallo (1931). After him are Carlos Alberto Torres (1944), Nílton Santos (1925), Ronaldinho (1980), Rivellino (1946), Djalma Santos (1929), and Arthur Friedenreich (1892).

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