Adel Taarabt

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Adel Taarabt (Berber: ⴰⴷⴻⵍ ⵜⴰⵔⴰⴱⵜ; born 24 May 1989) is a Moroccan professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for Portuguese club Benfica and the Morocco national team. Taarabt began his playing career in France at Lens before moving to English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur in 2007. Taarabt then moved to Queens Park Rangers on loan in July 2009. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adel Taarabt has received more than 1,587,267 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Adel Taarabt is the 5,173rd most popular soccer player (down from 4,319th in 2019), the 114th most popular biography from Morocco (down from 86th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Moroccan Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Adel Taarabt ranks 5,173 out of 16,923Before him are Dani Ceballos, Lucas Severino, Takashi Sekizuka, Bakari Koné, Stevie Chalmers, and Ivan Turina. After him are Kim Yong-jun, Dany Verlinden, Rolando Fonseca, Anders Lindegaard, Wesley Sonck, and Gláucio de Jesus Carvalho.

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Among people born in 1989, Adel Taarabt ranks 170Before him are Katinka Hosszú, Salah Abdeslam, Felipe Augusto de Almeida Monteiro, Jimmy Durmaz, Sterling Knight, and Waleed Al-Husseini. After him are Gylfi Sigurðsson, Freddy Adu, Nicolás Lodeiro, Emeraude Toubia, Nora Arnezeder, and Serge Ibaka.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Adel Taarabt ranks 114 out of 163Before him are Hindi Zahra (1979), Nezha Bidouane (1969), Nabil Dirar (1986), French Montana (1984), Ronald Agénor (1964), and Gérard Soler (1954). After him are Jaouad Gharib (1972), Tahar El Khalej (1968), Mohammed Chaouch (1966), Mohammed Mourhit (1970), Tarik Sektioui (1977), and Moestafa El Kabir (1988).


Among soccer players born in Morocco, Adel Taarabt ranks 21Before him are Salaheddine Bassir (1972), Aziz Bouderbala (1960), Hassan Nader (1965), Mustafa El Haddaoui (1961), Nabil Dirar (1986), and Gérard Soler (1954). After him are Tahar El Khalej (1968), Mohammed Chaouch (1966), Tarik Sektioui (1977), Moestafa El Kabir (1988), Aziz Bouhaddouz (1987), and Youssef Chippo (1973).