William Carvalho

1992 - Today

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William Silva de Carvalho ComM (born 7 April 1992) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Betis and the Portugal national team as a defensive midfielder. He spent most of his career with Sporting CP since making his debut with the first team at age 18, going on to appear in 192 competitive matches and win the 2015 Taça de Portugal. A full international for Portugal since 2013, Carvalho represented the nation in two FIFA World Cups and UEFA Euro 2016, winning the latter tournament. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Carvalho has received more than 1,170,149 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). William Carvalho is the 5,561st most popular soccer player (down from 3,971st in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Angola (down from 13th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Angolan Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, William Carvalho ranks 5,561 out of 16,923Before him are Kaori Nagamine, Eugenio Corini, Cheick Diabaté, Sandy Turnbull, Jackie Henderson, and An Yong-hak. After him are Cédric Carrasso, José Carlos da Costa Araújo, Egidio Arévalo Ríos, Tino Costa, Oséas, and Albin Pelak.

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Among people born in 1992, William Carvalho ranks 126Before him are Jessica Barden, Karl Toko Ekambi, Toni Garrn, Iker Muniain, Wayde van Niekerk, and Elizabeth Lail. After him are Vanessa Morgan, Yoshinori Muto, Remo Freuler, Chloe Bennet, Djibril Sidibé, and Gaku Shibasaki.

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In Angola

Among people born in Angola, William Carvalho ranks 24 out of 55Before him are José Manuel Imbamba (1965), Manuel Vicente (1956), Flávio Amado (1979), Akwá (1977), João Ricardo (1970), and Oliveira Gonçalves (1960). After him are Leila Lopes (1986), Pedro Emanuel (1975), Manucho (1983), José Luís Vidigal (1973), Paulo Figueiredo (1972), and Eduardo Camavinga (2002).


Among soccer players born in Angola, William Carvalho ranks 8Before him are José Águas (1930), Rui Jordão (1952), Flávio Amado (1979), Akwá (1977), João Ricardo (1970), and Oliveira Gonçalves (1960). After him are Pedro Emanuel (1975), Manucho (1983), José Luís Vidigal (1973), Paulo Figueiredo (1972), Eduardo Camavinga (2002), and Mantorras (1982).