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Wu Lei

1991 - Today

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Wu Lei (Chinese: 武磊; pinyin: Wǔ Lěi; born 19 November 1991) is a Chinese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Chinese Super League club Shanghai Port and the China national team. He is widely regarded as one of the best Chinese footballers in history. Wu is the all-time top goalscorer for Shanghai SIPG with 185 goals, and the second all-time top goalscorer in Chinese Super League history with 116 goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wu Lei has received more than 789,114 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Wu Lei is the 5,518th most popular soccer player (up from 5,857th in 2019), the 956th most popular biography from China (down from 872nd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Chinese Soccer Player.

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  • 790k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 38.62

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Wu Lei ranks 5,518 out of 16,880Before him are Nabil Dirar, Branko Ilić, Malcolm Allison, Tommaso Rocchi, Ivan Radeljić, and Fabián Ruiz. After him are Federico Balzaretti, Vedat Muriqi, Kyogo Furuhashi, Miralem Sulejmani, Karl Toko Ekambi, and Oséas.

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Among people born in 1991, Wu Lei ranks 136Before him are Felix Kroos, Martín Montoya, Jordan Ayew, Juan Jesus, Francesca Lollobrigida, and Ben Hardy. After him are Brankica Mihajlović, Solar, Faouzi Ghoulam, Fabio Borini, Stine Bredal Oftedal, and Zazie Beetz.

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In China

Among people born in China, Wu Lei ranks 956 out of 1,392Before him are Ruth Graham (1920), Liu Guoliang (1976), Liu Boming (1966), Wang Xiaoshuai (1966), Lou Ye (1965), and Shan Sa (1972). After him are Wei Wei (1963), Shen Xue (1978), Kong Linghui (1975), Zhu Chen (1976), Chen Lu (1976), and Xu Yuhua (1976).


Among soccer players born in China, Wu Lei ranks 8Before him are Jia Xiuquan (1963), Hao Haidong (1970), Zheng Zhi (1980), Sun Jihai (1977), Fan Zhiyi (1969), and Sun Wen (1973). After him are Dong Fangzhuo (1985), Li Weifeng (1978), Gao Hongbo (1966), Jiang Jin (1968), Gao Lin (1986), and Shao Jiayi (1980).