Valentin Ivanov

1934 - 2011

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Valentin Kozmich Ivanov (Russian: Валентин Козьмич Иванов, 19 November 1934 – 8 November 2011) was a Russian footballer who played as a midfielder. He was the co-leading scorer at the 1962 World Cup, and the co-1960 European Nations' Cup top scorer. Ivanov appeared 59 times for the Soviet Union, scoring 26 goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Valentin Ivanov has received more than 8,636 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Valentin Ivanov is the 252nd most popular soccer player (up from 316th in 2019), the 412th most popular biography from Russia (up from 537th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Russian Soccer Player.

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Over the past year Valentin Ivanov has had the most page views in the with 35,165 views, followed by Italian (5,501), and Spanish (3,618). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (107.60%), Malagasy (105.35%), and Korean (98.50%)


Among soccer players, Valentin Ivanov ranks 252 out of 21,273Before him are Francisco Varallo, Mordechai Spiegler, Peter Bosz, David Villa, Fernando Hierro, and Yoshio Okada. After him are Antoine Griezmann, Udo Lattek, Mesut Özil, Dida, Kylian Mbappé, and Michel Preud'homme.

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Among people born in 1934, Valentin Ivanov ranks 77Before him are Udo Jürgens, Albert Speer, Richard, 6th Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, Hans Hollein, Henri Konan Bédié, and Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.. After him are Bingu wa Mutharika, Tassos Papadopoulos, Georges Wolinski, Pratibha Patil, Leonid Rogozov, and Marty Feldman. Among people deceased in 2011, Valentin Ivanov ranks 57Before him are Ante Marković, Alberto Granado, Pete Postlethwaite, Linda Christian, Lucian Freud, and Maria Schneider. After him are William Lipscomb, Madame Nhu, Dev Anand, Roberts Blossom, Bubba Smith, and Walter Bonatti.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Valentin Ivanov ranks 412 out of 3,761Before him are Léon Theremin (1896), Lev Kuleshov (1899), Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov (1737), George Balanchine (1904), Marianne von Werefkin (1860), and Yakov Yurovsky (1878). After him are Semyon Dezhnev (1605), Viktor Belenko (1947), Vsevolod Pudovkin (1893), Ivan Serov (1905), Alexey Pajitnov (1956), and Lovis Corinth (1858).


Among soccer players born in Russia, Valentin Ivanov ranks 4Before him are Lev Yashin (1929), Rinat Dasayev (1957), and Mordechai Spiegler (1944). After him are Igor Netto (1930), Eduard Streltsov (1937), Oleg Salenko (1969), Andrey Arshavin (1981), Slava Metreveli (1936), Viktor Ponedelnik (1937), Valery Gazzaev (1954), and Sergei Salnikov (1925).