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Anders Svensson

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Anders Gunnar Svensson (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈânːdɛʂ ˈsvɛ̌nːsɔn]; born 17 July 1976) is a Swedish former professional footballer. He was a central midfielder, known for his passing, free kicks, and set piece-taking abilities, who usually operated in a playmaking role. He was capped 148 times for the Swedish national football team, many times as a captain, before he retired from international football in 2013. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anders Svensson has received more than 176,689 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Anders Svensson is the 2,906th most popular soccer player (up from 3,556th in 2019), the 782nd most popular biography from Sweden (down from 763rd in 2019) and the 65th most popular Swedish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Anders Svensson ranks 2,906 out of 16,880Before him are Mustapha Zitouni, Franciszek Smuda, César Sánchez, Øivind Holmsen, Efraín Sánchez, and James Milner. After him are Emmanuel Amunike, Marcel Sabitzer, Héctor Silva, Karel Kolský, Daniel Fonseca, and Leandro Paredes.

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Among people born in 1976, Anders Svensson ranks 153Before him are Kwon Sang-woo, Ayelet Shaked, Cha Tae-hyun, Desmond Harrington, Sarah Chalke, and Ricardinho. After him are Daniel Gillies, Emma de Caunes, Andy Selva, Lindsay Davenport, Dan Fogler, and Candace Cameron Bure.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Anders Svensson ranks 782 out of 1,612Before him are John Svanberg (1881), Eagle-Eye Cherry (1968), Åge Lundström (1890), Ruben Östlund (1974), William Grut (1914), and Erik Almlöf (1891). After him are Erik Hamrén (1957), Gunnar Setterwall (1881), Birger Sörvik (1879), Gösta Dunker (1905), Tomas Alfredson (1965), and Max Tegmark (1967).


Among soccer players born in Sweden, Anders Svensson ranks 65Before him are Åke Johansson (1928), Glenn Strömberg (1960), Kent Karlsson (1945), Olle Åhlund (1920), Klas Ingesson (1968), and Ove Grahn (1943). After him are Gösta Dunker (1905), Gunder Bengtsson (1946), Björn Andersson (1951), Glenn Hysén (1959), Stefan Schwarz (1969), and Andreas Isaksson (1981).