Albin Ekdal

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Albin Ekdal (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈǎlːbɪn ˈêːkdɑːl]; born 28 July 1989) is a Swedish professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Allsvenskan club Djurgårdens IF. Formed at IF Brommapojkarna, Ekdal has spent most of his career in Italy, where he has made over 300 Serie A appearances. He has represented Cagliari, Juventus, Siena, Bologna, Sampdoria and Spezia in the competition. He also spent three years in Germany's Bundesliga with Hamburger SV. A full international between 2011 and 2023, Ekdal won 70 caps for the Sweden national team. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albin Ekdal has received more than 513,259 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Albin Ekdal is the 5,975th most popular soccer player (down from 5,006th in 2019), the 1,191st most popular biography from Sweden (down from 1,053rd in 2019) and the 162nd most popular Swedish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Albin Ekdal ranks 5,975 out of 21,273Before him are Genki Haraguchi, Ioan Andone, José Serrizuela, Javier de Pedro, Donny van de Beek, and Frode Johnsen. After him are John Wark, José Giménez, Reto Ziegler, Victor Moses, Valeri Bojinov, and Leopold Neumer.

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Among people born in 1989, Albin Ekdal ranks 143Before him are Gylfi Sigurðsson, Nia DaCosta, Jimmy Butler, Cam Newton, Aleix Espargaró, and Teddy Riner. After him are Hannah Murray, Morgan Schneiderlin, Waleed Al-Husseini, Jason Derulo, Milan Badelj, and Charles Aránguiz.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Albin Ekdal ranks 1,191 out of 1,879Before him are Margreth Weivers (1926), Joakim Brodén (1980), Sarah Sjöström (1993), Tuva Novotny (1979), Frank Andersson (1956), and Mats Sundin (1971). After him are Magnus Andersson (1966), Bertil Johansson (1935), Bengt-Åke Gustafsson (1958), Ola Lindgren (1964), Mattias Ekström (1978), and Daniel Espinosa (1977).


Among soccer players born in Sweden, Albin Ekdal ranks 162Before him are Joachim Björklund (1971), Putte Kock (1901), Yngve Brodd (1930), Alexander Isak (1999), Thomas Ahlström (1952), and Jan Eriksson (1967). After him are Bertil Johansson (1935), Lars Eriksson (1965), Göran Hagberg (1947), Rami Shaaban (1975), Örjan Persson (1942), and John Guidetti (1992).