Alexander Hleb

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Aliaksandr Paulavich Hleb (Belarusian: Аляксандр Паўлавіч Глеб, pronounced [alʲakˈsand(a)r ˈɣlʲɛp]; Russian: Александр Павлович Глеб; born 1 May 1981), commonly referred to in English as Alexander Hleb, is a Belarusian former professional footballer. Hleb's natural and preferred position is attacking midfielder or "in the hole" behind the strikers, but he was often deployed on the wing. He is known for his passing, agility and dribbling ability. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Hleb has received more than 1,302,252 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Alexander Hleb is the 1,311th most popular soccer player (up from 1,521st in 2019), the 101st most popular biography from Belarus (up from 105th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Belarusian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Alexander Hleb ranks 1,311 out of 16,923Before him are Júlio César, Imre Kovács, Samir Nasri, Joaquín Caparrós, Reinhard Libuda, and Gustav Wetterström. After him are Iván Córdoba, Tomas Brolin, Josef Košťálek, Angelo Domenghini, Mateja Kežman, and Carlo Mazzone.

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Among people born in 1981, Alexander Hleb ranks 45Before him are Maxwell, Pitbull, Alexis Bledel, Sienna Miller, Andrea Barzagli, and Bryce Dallas Howard. After him are Fan Bingbing, Amy Lee, Patrick J. Adams, Júlio Baptista, Jun Ji-hyun, and Joseph Morgan.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Alexander Hleb ranks 101 out of 274Before him are Jerzy Giedroyc (1906), Zygmunt Florenty Wróblewski (1845), Alexander Rybak (1986), Alaksandar Milinkievič (1947), Ryhor Baradulin (1935), and Moisei Ginzburg (1892). After him are Pyotr Masherov (1918), Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz (1758), Leonid Mandelstam (1879), Vladimir Kovalyonok (1942), Alaiza Pashkevich (1876), and Sergei Tumansky (1901).


Among soccer players born in Belarus, Alexander Hleb ranks 2Before him are Sergei Aleinikov (1961). After him are Sergey Gotsmanov (1959), Andrei Zygmantovich (1962), Artem Milevskiy (1985), Sergei Borovsky (1956), Vitali Kutuzov (1980), Sergei Gurenko (1972), Valyantsin Byalkevich (1973), Vyacheslav Hleb (1983), Alyaksandr Khatskevich (1973), and Sergey Krivets (1986).