Taye Taiwo

1985 - Today

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Taye Ismaila Taiwo (born 16 April 1985) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a defender for United Premier Soccer League club Palm Beach Stars. Having been a ranks of Gabros International and Lobi Stars, Taiwo moved to France by joining Marseille, where he had a successful spell at the club, winning Ligue 1, Coupe de la Ligue and Trophée des Champions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Taye Taiwo has received more than 447,797 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Taye Taiwo is the 3,949th most popular soccer player (down from 3,746th in 2019), the 50th most popular biography from Nigeria (up from 54th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Nigerian Soccer Player.

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  • 55.05

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.64

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.99

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Taye Taiwo ranks 3,949 out of 16,923Before him are Paulo Henrique Ganso, Abdelhak Nouri, Anders Limpar, Aurelio Vidmar, Gennady Yevryuzhikhin, and Francesco Coco. After him are David Odonkor, Capone, Eduardo Carvalho, Sergio, Mladen Petrić, and Henning Berg.

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Among people born in 1985, Taye Taiwo ranks 145Before him are Tranquillo Barnetta, Seo Hyun-jin, Talulah Riley, Carly Rae Jepsen, Digão, and Max Minghella. After him are Nelson Piquet Jr., Antonio Nocerino, Tomohisa Yamashita, Joël Dicker, Philippe Senderos, and Tony Martin.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Taye Taiwo ranks 50 out of 200Before him are Abubakar Tafawa Balewa (1912), Odion Ighalo (1989), Kelechi Iheanacho (1996), Ernest Shonekan (1936), Abubakar Shekau (1974), and Stephen Keshi (1962). After him are Peter Rufai (1963), Vincent Enyeama (1982), Uche Okechukwu (1967), Hakeem Kae-Kazim (1962), Ahmed Musa (1992), and Anthony Olubunmi Okogie (1936).


Among soccer players born in Nigeria, Taye Taiwo ranks 17Before him are Victor Moses (1990), Victor Ikpeba (1973), Daniel Amokachi (1972), Odion Ighalo (1989), Kelechi Iheanacho (1996), and Stephen Keshi (1962). After him are Peter Rufai (1963), Vincent Enyeama (1982), Uche Okechukwu (1967), Ahmed Musa (1992), Celestine Babayaro (1978), and Michael Obiku (1968).