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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 midfielder for Serie A club Spezia and the Sweden national team. Formed at IF Brommapojkarna, he has spent most of his career in Italy, where he has made over 200 Serie A appearances. He has represented Cagliari, Juventus, Siena, Bologna, and Sampdoria in the competition. He also spent three years in Germany's Bundesliga with Hamburger SV. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albin Ekdal has received more than 448,092 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Albin Ekdal is the 5,031st most popular soccer player (down from 4,652nd in 2019), the 1,054th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 866th in 2019) and the 121st most popular Swedish Soccer Player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.15

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.78

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Among soccer players, Albin Ekdal ranks 5,031 out of 16,880Before him are Wesley Sonck, Ivan Yaremchuk, Wilfried Zaha, Reto Ziegler, Vassilios Tsiartas, and Rudolf Kargus. After him are David Jarolím, Ahmed Shobair, Jes Høgh, Gabriel Mercado, Luca Zidane, and Lorenzo Pellegrini.

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Among people born in 1989, Albin Ekdal ranks 151Before him are Luke Bracey, Farah Zeynep Abdullah, Odion Ighalo, Judd Trump, Jessica Brown Findlay, and Hannah John-Kamen. After him are Adel Taarabt, Hamza bin Laden, Riley Keough, Aysel Teymurzadeh, Nicky Romero, and Shin Hye-sun.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Albin Ekdal ranks 1,054 out of 1,612Before him are Malik Bendjelloul (1977), Hans Mild (1934), Teddy Lučić (1973), Nils van der Poel (1996), Andreas Johnson (1970), and Jesper Strömblad (1972). After him are Isabella Lövin (1963), Bengt-Åke Gustafsson (1958), Elsa Hosk (1988), Sverker Johansson (1961), Klas Östergren (1955), and Kenny Bräck (1966).


Among soccer players born in Sweden, Albin Ekdal ranks 121Before him are Jesper Blomqvist (1974), John Guidetti (1992), Stefan Pettersson (1963), Dejan Kulusevski (2000), Hans Mild (1934), and Teddy Lučić (1973). After him are Rami Shaaban (1975), Joachim Björklund (1971), Jimmy Durmaz (1989), Roger Ljung (1966), Robin Olsen (1990), and Magnus Hedman (1973).