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Ronaldo and Messi Are Among Wikipedia’s Top 20 Pages Searched

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Cristiano Ronaldo, along with Lionel Messi, is seemingly one of the most popular footballers internationally, at least this past year. In fact, Ronaldo and Messi are among Wikipedia’s top 20 pages searched in the calendar year of 2021.

In fact, fans have shown more interest in Ronaldo’s page than those of entire major sporting events even. Ronaldo has outpaced the UEFA Euro 2020 and the Summer Olympics 2020, both of whom are also on top 20.

The two major sporting events of 2021, Euro 2020 and Tokyo Olympics, stand at 7th and the 13th position respectively.

Ronaldo and Messi Are Among Wikipedia’s Top 20 Pages Searched

Ronaldo and Messi are amongst the most popular faces in the world of football; so, these latest honours are unsurprising.

The Portuguese and the Argentine are on top of people’s list when they view a Wikipedia page.

In the cumulative list of most viewed pages of 2021, the Portuguese superstar stands 5th, ahead of Messi who has been ranked 15th.

So, after Goa unveiled his statue (football highlights), Ronaldo is the most-viewed athlete on Wikipedia in the world for 2021.

Now, let us take an actual look at the top 20 entries on Wikipedia for this past year of 2021.

RankPage NameNumbers
1.Deaths in 202142,748,490
2.Elizabeth II25,290,406
3.Elon Musk24,101,538
4.Squid Game21,887,095
5.Cristiano Ronaldo18,771,854
6.Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh18,192,061
7.UEFA Euro 202017,485,883
8.United States17,185,138
9.Joe Biden16,823
10.Donald Trump16,366,771
11.WandaVision15,874,561
12.Characters of the Marvel Cinematic Universe15,560,945
13.2020 Summer Olympics14,537,440
14.Spider-Man: No Way Home13,268,102
15.Lionel Messi13,043,407
16.Dune12,904,842
17.Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings12,519,266
18.Eternals12,343,639
19.List of Marvel Cinematic Universe films12,117,229
20.India11,982,035