Taribo West

1974 - Today

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Taribo West (born 26 March 1974) is a Nigerian pastor and former professional footballer who played as a defender. He is best remembered for his various unusual and colourful hairstyles. After winning several major trophies with Auxerre in French football, West went on to play for both Milanese clubs, Inter Milan and AC Milan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Taribo West has received more than 943,326 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Taribo West is the 2,448th most popular soccer player (up from 2,771st in 2019), the 35th most popular biography from Nigeria (up from 38th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Nigerian Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 940k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 48.86

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Taribo Wests by language

Over the past year Taribo West has had the most page views in the with 140,048 views, followed by Italian (116,023), and French (30,810). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Malagasy (125.65%), Southern Azerbaijani (83.63%), and Serbian (82.00%)


Among soccer players, Taribo West ranks 2,448 out of 21,273Before him are Gavi, Álvaro Negredo, Massimo Oddo, Rildo da Costa Menezes, Julián Álvarez, and Sven Andersson. After him are Gary Speed, Ivan Nielsen, Gyula Lázár, Rudolf Wetzer, Toninho, and José Ramón Alexanko.

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Among people born in 1974, Taribo West ranks 101Before him are Julio Ricardo Cruz, Jasmila Žbanić, Hrithik Roshan, Carsten Jancker, Shavo Odadjian, and Kenan İmirzalıoğlu. After him are Costinha, Daniel Wu, Alexander Pichushkin, Romain Duris, Xzibit, and Zoran Zaev.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Taribo West ranks 35 out of 309Before him are Yakubu Gowon (1934), Tony Allen (1940), C. Odumegwu Ojukwu (1933), Murtala Mohammed (1938), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (1954), and Nnamdi Azikiwe (1904). After him are Aliko Dangote (1957), Emmanuel Amunike (1970), Ibrahim Zakzaky (1953), Abubakar Tafawa Balewa (1912), John Onaiyekan (1944), and Daniel Amokachi (1972).


Among soccer players born in Nigeria, Taribo West ranks 6Before him are Jay-Jay Okocha (1973), Rashidi Yekini (1963), Victor Osimhen (1998), Nwankwo Kanu (1976), and Tijani Babangida (1973). After him are Emmanuel Amunike (1970), Daniel Amokachi (1972), Obafemi Martins (1984), Kelechi Iheanacho (1996), Finidi George (1971), and Victor Ikpeba (1973).