Shane Smeltz

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Shane Edward Smeltz (born 29 September 1981) is a New Zealand footballer. He plays as a striker for Gold Coast United in the National Premier Leagues Queensland. Smeltz had spent much of his early career playing in Australia before moving to England where he played for two and a half seasons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shane Smeltz has received more than 304,887 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Shane Smeltz is the 8,444th most popular soccer player (down from 7,610th in 2019), the 4,814th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,583rd in 2019) and the 493rd most popular German Soccer Player.

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  • 300k

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  • 46.90

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.86

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Shane Smeltz ranks 8,444 out of 16,923Before him are Andrea Masiello, Jucilei, John Boye, Martin Jakubko, Bruno Gama, and Franco Costanzo. After him are Fabián Monzón, Randall Azofeifa, Lars Hirschfeld, Toshihiro Aoyama, Paul Stalteri, and Shokichi Sato.

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Among people born in 1981, Shane Smeltz ranks 648Before him are Yuko Kavaguti, Sergei Mozyakin, Susanna Kallur, Jussi Veikkanen, Danilo Napolitano, and Marcin Matkowski. After him are Naohiro Ishikawa, Vlad Miriță, Crystal Lowe, Esha Deol, Timur Kapadze, and Anthony Ervin.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Shane Smeltz ranks 4,814 out of 5,289Before him are Sascha Riether (1983), Philipp Petzschner (1984), Inka Grings (1978), Peter Niemeyer (1983), Robert Förstemann (1986), and Alexandra Popp (1991). After him are Nils Schumann (1978), Bernard Tomic (1992), Moritz Leitner (1992), Felix Neureuther (1984), Martina Beck (1979), and René Schneider (1973).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Shane Smeltz ranks 493Before him are Koray Günter (1994), Kevin Vogt (1991), Sascha Riether (1983), Inka Grings (1978), Peter Niemeyer (1983), and Alexandra Popp (1991). After him are Moritz Leitner (1992), René Schneider (1973), Pierre-Michel Lasogga (1991), Marco Russ (1985), Dirk van der Ven (1970), and Johannes Geis (1993).