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.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 1,553,213 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Andrea Barzagli is the 1,295th most popular soccer player (down from 806th in 2019), the 2,665th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,116th in 2019) and the 102nd most popular Italian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Andrea Barzagli ranks 1,295 out of 16,923Before him are Naoemon Shimizu, Ichiro Hosotani, Raphaël Varane, Ryuichi Sugiyama, Ante Žanetić, and Thorbjørn Svenssen. After him are Pedro Arico Suárez, Goran Jurić, Nani, Amedeo Biavati, Pietro Arcari, and Zé Maria.

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Among people born in 1981, Andrea Barzagli ranks 43Before him are Hayden Christensen, Nemanja Vidić, Maxwell, Pitbull, Alexis Bledel, and Sienna Miller. After him are Bryce Dallas Howard, Alexander Hleb, Fan Bingbing, Amy Lee, Patrick J. Adams, and Júlio Baptista.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Andrea Barzagli ranks 2,665 out of 4,088Before him are Appius Claudius Pulcher (-300), Marino Zorzi (1231), Adone Zoli (1887), Jacopo da Bologna (1340), Francesco Graziani (1952), and Benedetto Castelli (1578). After him are Max Valier (1895), Salvatore Sciarrino (1947), Mario Salieri (1957), Anna Maria Ferrero (1934), Amedeo Biavati (1915), and Christian Abbiati (1977).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Andrea Barzagli ranks 102Before him are Paolo Di Canio (1968), Fabio Grosso (1977), Angelo Peruzzi (1970), Armando Castellazzi (1904), Ciro Ferrara (1967), and Giancarlo Antognoni (1954). After him are Amedeo Biavati (1915), Christian Abbiati (1977), Leonardo Bonucci (1987), Angelo Domenghini (1941), Carlo Mazzone (1937), and Vincenzo Montella (1974).