SOCCER PLAYER

Yakubu

1982 - Today

Yakubu

Yakubu Ayegbeni (born 22 November 1982), known as Yakubu, is a Nigerian former professional footballer who played as a striker. His nickname is "The Yak".His performances in the 2002–03 UEFA Champions League for Maccabi Haifa earned a loan move to English club Portsmouth which became permanent as they were promoted to the Premier League in 2003. He has since appeared in over 250 Premier League matches for Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton, and Blackburn Rovers, and is the third highest African goalscorer in Premier League history with 96 goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yakubu has received more than 35,558 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5,470th most popular soccer player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 36k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 33.22

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.68

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Yakubu ranks 5,465 out of 13,233Before him are Zakaria Labyad, Saphir Taïder, Martin Stranzl, Rachid Ghezzal, Steve Coppell, and Mehdi Ben Slimane. After him are Joseba Llorente, Marcelo Díaz, Ferjani Sassi, John Harold Lozano, Antonio Chimenti, and Roda Antar.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1982, Yakubu ranks 353Before him are Natalya Neidhart, Ilhan Omar, Segundo Castillo, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Yasser Al-Qahtani, and Ignacio María González. After him are Martin Starr, Yaya DaCosta, Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich, Jonathan Tucker, Gilles Yapi Yapo, and Uğur Boral.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Yakubu ranks 72 out of 140Before him are Rabiu Afolabi (1980), Uche Okechukwu (1967), Garba Lawal (1974), Odion Ighalo (1989), Victor Obinna (1987), and Peter Utaka (1984). After him are Ikechukwu Uche (1984), Chinedu Obasi (1986), Mutiu Adepoju (1970), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (1954), Haruna Babangida (1982), and Brown Ideye (1988).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Nigeria

Among soccer players born in Nigeria, Yakubu ranks 34Before him are Rabiu Afolabi (1980), Uche Okechukwu (1967), Garba Lawal (1974), Odion Ighalo (1989), Victor Obinna (1987), and Peter Utaka (1984). After him are Ikechukwu Uche (1984), Chinedu Obasi (1986), Mutiu Adepoju (1970), Haruna Babangida (1982), Brown Ideye (1988), and Julius Aghahowa (1982).

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