Vítor Baía

1969 - Today

Vítor Baía

Vítor Manuel Martins Baía, OIH (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈvitɔɾ bɐˈiɐ]; born 15 October 1969) is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper. One of the most decorated goalkeepers of all time, his career was intimately connected with FC Porto, which he started representing professionally still in his teens, helping it to 27 titles and eventually remaining with the club in an ambassadorial role. Also having played for Barcelona, Baía appeared with the Portugal national team in two European Championships and the 2002 World Cup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vítor Baía has received more than 348,736 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 725th most popular soccer player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 350k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.95

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Vítor Baía ranks 722 out of 13,233Before him are Willem van Hanegem, Humberto Maschio, Bernard Vukas, Jesús Garay, Manfred Kaltz, and Václav Ježek. After him are Flávio Costa, Hans-Peter Briegel, Wim Suurbier, Oscar, Santos Urdinarán, and Robert Pires.

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Among people born in 1969, Vítor Baía ranks 60Before him are Robert Miles, Julie Delpy, Josh Holloway, Laurie Holden, Julia Ann, and Viswanathan Anand. After him are Jason Priestley, Richard Hammond, Bixente Lizarazu, Michael Sheen, Triple H, and Prince Joachim of Denmark.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Vítor Baía ranks 175 out of 370Before him are Manuel de Arriaga (1840), Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (1919), Francisco de Sá Carneiro (1934), Theresa of Portugal, Countess of Flanders (1157), Tristão Vaz Teixeira (1395), and Vasco Gonçalves (1921). After him are Ricardo Carvalho (1978), John de Britto (1647), Paula Rego (1935), Garcia de Orta (1499), Eleanor of Portugal, Queen of Denmark (1211), and Fernando Gomes (1956).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Portugal

Among soccer players born in Portugal, Vítor Baía ranks 8Before him are Luís Figo (1972), Fernando Santos (1954), Artur Jorge (1946), Rui Costa (1972), Paulo Futre (1966), and Ricardo Quaresma (1983). After him are Ricardo Carvalho (1978), Fernando Gomes (1956), Jorge Jesus (1954), Nuno Gomes (1976), Sérgio Conceição (1974), and Pauleta (1973).

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