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Wayne Rooney

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Wayne Mark Rooney (born 24 October 1985) is an English professional football manager and former player who is the manager of EFL Championship club Birmingham City. Widely considered one of the best players of his generation, Rooney is the record goalscorer for Manchester United, and was the record goalscorer for the England national team from 2015 to 2023. He has also made more appearances for England than any other outfield player. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wayne Rooney has received more than 24,580,985 page views. His biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia. Wayne Rooney is the 380th most popular soccer player (up from 486th in 2019), the 1,278th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,374th in 2019) and the 17th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 89

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.87

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Wayne Rooney ranks 380 out of 16,880Before him are Angelo Schiavio, Nobuo Matsunaga, Oliver Bierhoff, Alain Giresse, Robin van Persie, and Hakan Şükür. After him are Claudio Caniggia, Leopoldo Luque, Brian Clough, Shoichi Nishimura, Shiro Azumi, and Larbi Benbarek.

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Among people born in 1985, Wayne Rooney ranks 7Before him are Cristiano Ronaldo, Lewis Hamilton, Luka Modrić, Gal Gadot, Michael Phelps, and Keira Knightley. After him are Léa Seydoux, Lukas Podolski, Song Joong-ki, Stromae, Lana Del Rey, and Nico Rosberg.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Wayne Rooney ranks 1,278 out of 7,765Before him are Michael Ventris (1922), Roger Williamson (1948), Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (1565), Adrian Smith (1957), Alexander McQueen (1969), and William Walton (1902). After him are Chris Martin (1977), Brian Clough (1935), Seal (1963), David Prowse (1935), Sam Mendes (1965), and John Newton (1725).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Wayne Rooney ranks 17Before him are Duncan Edwards (1936), Peter Shilton (1949), Jimmy Greaves (1940), Bob Paisley (1919), Ryan Giggs (1973), and Gary Lineker (1960). After him are Brian Clough (1935), Steven Gerrard (1980), John Charles (1931), Harry Gregg (1932), Ian Rush (1961), and Alan Shearer (1970).

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