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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 captaining the Senegal team which reached the 2002 Africa Cup of Nations Final and for being 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 1,462,276 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Aliou Cissé is the 1,146th most popular soccer player (up from 3,245th in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Senegal (up from 21st in 2019) and the 5th most popular Senegalese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Aliou Cissé ranks 1,146 out of 16,880Before him are Ivan Hašek, Jacques Simon, Leopold Kielholz, Kazumi Takada, Alberto Tarantini, and Mariano Martín. After him are John Terry, Quique Sánchez Flores, José Manuel Pinto, Emerson, Roman Weidenfeller, and Jacques Santini.

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Among people born in 1976, Aliou Cissé ranks 52Before him are Zhao Wei, Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi, Nurgül Yeşilçay, Michael Peña, Iván Córdoba, and Mark Webber. After him are Emerson, Cüneyt Çakır, Sage Stallone, Iván Duque Márquez, Carice van Houten, and Ville Valo.

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Among people born in Senegal, Aliou Cissé ranks 15 out of 114Before him are Youssou N'Dour (1959), Patrick Vieira (1976), Cheikh Anta Diop (1923), Patrice Evra (1981), Sadio Mané (1992), and Mariama Bâ (1929). After him are Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow (1921), Didier Raoult (1952), Mame Madior Boye (1940), Papa Bouba Diop (1978), Théodore-Adrien Sarr (1936), and Mahammed Dionne (1959).


Among soccer players born in Senegal, Aliou Cissé ranks 5Before him are Jean-Pierre Adams (1948), Patrick Vieira (1976), Patrice Evra (1981), and Sadio Mané (1992). After him are Papa Bouba Diop (1978), El Hadji Diouf (1981), Idrissa Gueye (1989), Ibrahim Ba (1973), Henri Camara (1977), Mamadou Niang (1979), and Khalilou Fadiga (1974).