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Andrea Barzagli

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Andrea Barzagli (Italian pronunciation: [anˈdrɛːa barˈtsaʎʎi, -ˈdza-]; born 8 May 1981) is an Italian former professional footballer who played as a centre-back. A four-time member of the Serie A Team of the Year, Barzagli is regarded as one of the best and most consistent defenders in Italian football history.After playing for several smaller Italian clubs in the lower divisions of Italian football in his early career, he made his Serie A debut with Chievo in 2003, and eventually came to prominence while playing for Palermo. In 2008, he was signed by German side VfL Wolfsburg, where he remained for two and a half seasons, winning a Bundesliga title in 2009. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrea Barzagli has received more than 1,711,386 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Andrea Barzagli is the 1,796th most popular soccer player (down from 1,293rd in 2019), the 3,123rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,662nd in 2019) and the 123rd most popular Italian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Andrea Barzagli ranks 1,796 out of 16,880Before him are Kazuyoshi Nakamura, Antoine Kombouaré, Takaji Mori, Rubén Ayala, Zinho, and Nacho. After him are César Espinoza, José Bordalás, Ladislav Pavlovič, Ichiro Hosotani, Rafael Lesmes, and Julio Olarticoechea.

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Among people born in 1981, Andrea Barzagli ranks 72Before him are Jennifer Hudson, Nikki Benz, Ivanka Trump, Gustavo Dudamel, Aritz Aduriz, and Matthias Schweighöfer. After him are Fabian Cancellara, Cacau, Maxi Rodríguez, Taylor Kinney, Alexander Hleb, and Rinko Kikuchi.

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Among people born in Italy, Andrea Barzagli ranks 3,123 out of 4,668Before him are Vittorio Adorni (1937), Lilí Álvarez (1905), Sara Simeoni (1953), Massimo Ambrosini (1977), Pierluigi Martini (1961), and Laura Cereta (1469). After him are Roberto Malone (1956), Manius Aquillius (-101), Nicola Rizzoli (1971), Clara Calamai (1909), Ennio de Giorgi (1928), and Giovanni Galli (1958).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Andrea Barzagli ranks 123Before him are Christian Abbiati (1977), Fabio Cudicini (1935), Giuseppe Cavanna (1905), Angelo Peruzzi (1970), Romeo Benetti (1945), and Massimo Ambrosini (1977). After him are Giovanni Galli (1958), Aldo Boffi (1915), Giacomo Bulgarelli (1940), Giorgio Ferrini (1939), Luigi Simoni (1939), and Mario Pizziolo (1909).