Aliou Cissé

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Aliou Cissé (born 24 March 1976) is a Senegalese football coach and former player who is the manager of the Senegal national team. Cissé is best known for being the first Senegal captain to reach the Africa Cup of Nations final in 2002 and the first Senegal manager to win the tournament in 2022 after reaching the final in 2019.Having begun his career in France, he later played for English clubs Birmingham City and Portsmouth. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aliou Cissé has received more than 999,219 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Aliou Cissé is the 3,248th most popular soccer player (down from 2,022nd in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from Senegal (down from 17th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Senegalese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Aliou Cissé ranks 3,248 out of 16,923Before him are Phil Neal, Siegmar Wätzlich, Uwe Rösler, Ildo Maneiro, Émile Mpenza, and Alfonso Lara. After him are Adrien Rabiot, Gil, Armin Veh, Marcos Paquetá, Jackie Blanchflower, and Arnór Guðjohnsen.

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Among people born in 1976, Aliou Cissé ranks 157Before him are Ricardo Zonta, Stephanie McMahon, Keri Russell, Sami Vänskä, Daniel Gillies, and Gilberto. After him are Oleg Sentsov, Ricardinho, Sterling K. Brown, Walter Pandiani, Dan Fogler, and Tiago Monteiro.

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In Senegal

Among people born in Senegal, Aliou Cissé ranks 21 out of 97Before him are Théodore-Adrien Sarr (1936), Aminata Sow Fall (1941), Mame Madior Boye (1940), Ibrahim Ba (1973), El Hadji Diouf (1981), and Habib Thiam (1933). After him are Mahammed Dionne (1959), Idrissa Gueye (1989), Cheikh Hamidou Kane (1928), Habib Koité (1958), Baaba Maal (1953), and Khalilou Fadiga (1974).


Among soccer players born in Senegal, Aliou Cissé ranks 6Before him are Patrick Vieira (1976), Patrice Evra (1981), Sadio Mané (1992), Ibrahim Ba (1973), and El Hadji Diouf (1981). After him are Idrissa Gueye (1989), Khalilou Fadiga (1974), Mamadou Niang (1979), Papa Bouba Diop (1978), Papiss Cissé (1985), and Henri Camara (1977).