Alexis Sánchez

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Alexis Alejandro Sánchez Sánchez (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈleksis ˈsantʃes]; born 19 December 1988), also known mononymously as Alexis, is a Chilean professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club Inter Milan and the Chile national team. He is considered by many to be among the best players of his generation and often lauded as the greatest Chilean player of all time.Dubbed "El Niño Maravilla" (The Wonder Child), Sánchez began his senior club career playing for Cobreloa, and signed with Udinese in 2006, aged 18; he won consecutive league titles while on loan to Colo-Colo and River Plate. Sánchez was the subject of a record association football transfer when he signed for Barcelona in 2011 in a transfer worth €37.5 million, becoming the most expensive Chilean player of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexis Sánchez has received more than 9,639,549 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Alexis Sánchez is the 936th most popular soccer player (down from 714th in 2019), the 46th most popular biography from Chile (down from 41st in 2019) and the 5th most popular Chilean Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Alexis Sánchez ranks 936 out of 16,923Before him are Nery Pumpido, Géza Toldi, Shusaku Hirasawa, Slava Metreveli, Alexandre Pato, and Péter Palotás. After him are Nuno Gomes, Jørgen Juve, Juan Zambudio Velasco, Salvador Sadurní, Thomas Häßler, and Aleksandar Tirnanić.

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Among people born in 1988, Alexis Sánchez ranks 15Before him are Sergio Agüero, Derrick Rose, Conor McGregor, Ivan Rakitić, Sergio Busquets, and Jérôme Boateng. After him are Alicia Vikander, Sasha Grey, Adele, Ángel Di María, Diego Costa, and Conchita Wurst.

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Among people born in Chile, Alexis Sánchez ranks 46 out of 225Before him are Pedro Pascal (1975), Arturo Alessandri (1868), Tom Araya (1961), José Manuel Balmaceda (1840), René Schneider (1913), and Vicar (1934). After him are Vicente Huidobro (1893), Marcelo Salas (1974), Marlene Ahrens (1933), Carlos Vidal (1902), Pedro Aguirre Cerda (1879), and Francisco Coloane (1910).


Among soccer players born in Chile, Alexis Sánchez ranks 5Before him are Iván Zamorano (1967), Elías Figueroa (1946), Leonel Sánchez (1936), and Arturo Vidal (1987). After him are Marcelo Salas (1974), Carlos Vidal (1902), Fernando Riera (1920), Guillermo Subiabre (1903), Claudio Bravo (1983), Roberto Rojas (1957), and Carlos Caszely (1950).

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