SOCCER PLAYER

Wayne Rooney

1985 - Today

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Wayne Mark Rooney (born 24 October 1985) is an English football manager and former player who currently manages Championship club Derby County, for which he previously served as interim player-manager. He spent much of his playing career as a forward while also being used in various midfield roles. Widely considered to be one of the best players of his generation, Rooney is the record goalscorer for both the England national team and Manchester United.Rooney joined the Everton youth team at the age of nine and made his professional debut for the club in 2002 at the age of 16. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wayne Rooney has received more than 16,818,237 page views. His biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia. Wayne Rooney is the 486th most popular soccer player (down from 425th in 2019), the 1,375th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,323rd in 2019) and the 22nd most popular British Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 17M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.36

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 89

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.74

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Wayne Rooney ranks 486 out of 16,923Before him are Hiroshi Kanazawa, Koji Sasaki, Preben Elkjær, Fernando Santos, Ali Sami Yen, and Jack Charlton. After him are Diego Milito, Yoshimatsu Oyama, Émerson Leão, Mauricio Pochettino, Hans-Peter Briegel, and Roque Máspoli.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1985, Wayne Rooney ranks 6Before him are Cristiano Ronaldo, Keira Knightley, Lewis Hamilton, Luka Modrić, and Gal Gadot. After him are Lukas Podolski, Michael Phelps, Bruno Mars, Mohammad bin Salman, Mario Gómez, and Nico Rosberg.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Wayne Rooney ranks 1,375 out of 6,924Before him are Katharine, Duchess of Kent (1933), William Paley (1743), Michael Jackson (1942), Adrian Lyne (1941), David Roberts (1796), and Jack Charlton (1935). After him are Arthur Drewry (1891), David Bradley (1942), Alan Baker (1939), Michael Anderson (1920), Bernie Taupin (1950), and John Wilkins (1614).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Wayne Rooney ranks 22Before him are Ryan Giggs (1973), Steven Gerrard (1980), John Charles (1931), Harry Gregg (1932), Gary Lineker (1960), and Jack Charlton (1935). After him are Ian Rush (1961), Herbert Kilpin (1870), Peter Bonetti (1941), Alan Shearer (1970), Roger Byrne (1929), and Paul Scholes (1974).

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