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Paulo Sérgio Rosa, usually known as Viola (born 1 January 1969), is a former Brazilian footballer who played as a forward. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Viola has received more than 1,769,585 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Viola is the 3,926th most popular soccer player (down from 3,824th in 2019), the 698th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 617th in 2019) and the 375th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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  • 55.10

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Viola ranks 3,926 out of 16,923Before him are Digão, Flavio Roma, Hans Pflügler, Hiroki Sakai, Kim Christofte, and Fábio Júnior. After him are Markus Rosenberg, Granit Xhaka, Semih Şentürk, Juanfran, Naohiro Takahara, and Stjepan Deverić.

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Among people born in 1969, Viola ranks 338Before him are Hany Ramzy, Brett Ratner, Tony Cetinski, Billy Porter, Georgiy Gongadze, and Chuck Liddell. After him are Henning Berg, Eduardo Santamarina, Óscar Ruiz, Olivier Beretta, Ravindra Prabhat, and Andrew Bryniarski.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Viola ranks 698 out of 1,947Before him are Fabrício Werdum (1977), Mehmet Aurélio (1977), Fábio Simplício (1979), Falcão (1977), Digão (1985), and Fábio Júnior (1977). After him are Cristiano da Matta (1973), Paulo Henrique Ganso (1989), Capone (1972), Fernando (1987), Edu (1981), and Afonso Alves (1981).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Viola ranks 375Before him are Magno Alves (1976), Mehmet Aurélio (1977), Fábio Simplício (1979), Falcão (1977), Digão (1985), and Fábio Júnior (1977). After him are Paulo Henrique Ganso (1989), Capone (1972), Fernando (1987), Edu (1981), Afonso Alves (1981), and Rodrigo Taddei (1980).