Thomas Bickel

1963 - Today

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Thomas Bickel (born 6 October 1963) is chief scout for FC Zürich and a former Switzerland national football team midfielder. He was capped 52 times including three games at the 1994 FIFA World Cup and scored five goals for the Switzerland national team between 1986 and 1995. Working mostly as an entrepreneur in gastronomy after his career, he returned to football for good in 2013 as head of scouting at FC Zürich where he had started his professional career as a player in 1985. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Bickel has received more than 24,733 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Thomas Bickel is the 1,855th most popular soccer player (up from 1,986th in 2019), the 394th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 416th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Swiss Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 25k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.65

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 13.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.22

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Thomas Bickels by language

Over the past year Thomas Bickel has had the most page views in the with 3,089 views, followed by English (2,701), and Persian (1,242). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are West Frisian (113.36%), Romanian (105.59%), and Malagasy (97.71%)


Among soccer players, Thomas Bickel ranks 1,855 out of 21,273Before him are Ado, Don Revie, Aldo Donati, Zinho, Ladislav Ženíšek, and Mia Hamm. After him are Coen Moulijn, Ștefan Dobay, Paulo Fonseca, Stefan Reuter, Hasse Jeppson, and João Pinto.

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Among people born in 1963, Thomas Bickel ranks 182Before him are Li Ning, Nasrin Sotoudeh, Inva Mula, Ingeborga Dapkūnaitė, John Stamos, and Viorica Dăncilă. After him are Rambo Amadeus, Len Bias, Júlio César, Pirmin Zurbriggen, Gabriele Reinsch, and Isaiah Washington.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Thomas Bickel ranks 394 out of 1,015Before him are Jules Gilliéron (1854), René Burri (1933), Samuel Schmid (1947), Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy, Prince of Venice (1972), Henry, Duke of Parma (1873), and Robert Pinget (1919). After him are Fleur Jaeggy (1940), Robert Ballaman (1926), Gottfried von Einem (1918), Murat Yakin (1974), Jacques-Louis Soret (1827), and Peter Bichsel (1935).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Switzerland

Among soccer players born in Switzerland, Thomas Bickel ranks 13Before him are Max Abegglen (1902), Josef Hügi (1930), Luuk de Jong (1990), Stéphane Chapuisat (1969), Richard Dürr (1938), and Oliver Neuville (1973). After him are Robert Ballaman (1926), Murat Yakin (1974), Hakan Yakin (1977), Stephan Lichtsteiner (1984), Roger Courtois (1912), and Granit Xhaka (1992).