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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 Ligue 1 club Marseille and the Chile national team. He is 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, aged 15, 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 10,966,031 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Alexis Sánchez is the 682nd most popular soccer player (up from 936th in 2019), the 40th most popular biography from Chile (up from 46th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Chilean Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Alexis Sánchez ranks 682 out of 16,880Before him are Dejan Stanković, Fernando Morientes, Eizo Yuguchi, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Adolfo Pedernera, and Rüştü Reçber. After him are Giovane Élber, Dino Sani, Guido Buchwald, Sergi Barjuán, Lennart Skoglund, and Patrice Evra.

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Among people born in 1988, Alexis Sánchez ranks 14Before him are Khabib Nurmagomedov, Jérôme Boateng, Sergio Busquets, Rupert Grint, Ana de Armas, and Diego Costa. After him are Derrick Rose, Conchita Wurst, Ivan Rakitić, Alicia Vikander, Ángel Di María, and Adele.

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Among people born in Chile, Alexis Sánchez ranks 40 out of 265Before him are Orlando Letelier (1932), Jorge Alessandri (1896), Leonel Sánchez (1936), Hortensia Bussi (1914), Pedro Pascal (1975), and Carlos Ibáñez del Campo (1877). After him are Gabriel González Videla (1898), José Manuel Balmaceda (1840), José Miguel Carrera (1785), Arturo Alessandri (1868), Guillermo Subiabre (1903), and Tom Araya (1961).


Among soccer players born in Chile, Alexis Sánchez ranks 5Before him are Iván Zamorano (1967), Elías Figueroa (1946), Arturo Vidal (1987), and Leonel Sánchez (1936). After him are Guillermo Subiabre (1903), Marcelo Salas (1974), Juan Rodríguez Vega (1944), Carlos Vidal (1902), Claudio Bravo (1983), Roberto Rojas (1957), and Arturo Torres Carrasco (1906).

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