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Arda Turan

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Arda Turan (born 30 January 1987) is a Turkish former professional footballer who played most notably as a winger. Turan is mostly known for his ball control, dribbling skills and vision. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arda Turan has received more than 3,764,196 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Arda Turan is the 850th most popular soccer player (down from 796th in 2019), the 786th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 714th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Turkish Soccer Player.

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  • 3.8M

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  • 52.79

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  • 65

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.33

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Arda Turan ranks 850 out of 16,880Before him are Klaus Allofs, Darko Pančev, Umberto Colombo, Guillermo Subiabre, Slaven Bilić, and Wilson da Silva Piazza. After him are Giuseppe Baresi, Asim Ferhatović, Dimitar Penev, Hulk, Mikel Arteta, and Ferenc Szusza.

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Among people born in 1987, Arda Turan ranks 20Before him are Cesc Fàbregas, Elliot Page, Sami Khedira, Maria Sharapova, Tom Felton, and Blake Lively. After him are Julian Nagelsmann, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Marek Hamšík, Andy Murray, Jamie Vardy, and Leonardo Bonucci.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Arda Turan ranks 786 out of 1,301Before him are George, Emperor of Trebizond (1255), Alypius the Stylite (700), Kuber (null), Roza Eskenazi (1895), Andronikos V Palaiologos (1400), and Ibn Kemal (1468). After him are Aristides Quintilianus (150), Peter of Sebaste (345), Nicomedes III of Bithynia (-200), Alcidamas (null), Constantine Lascaris (1434), and Rufus of Ephesus (100).


Among soccer players born in Turkey, Arda Turan ranks 5Before him are Hakan Şükür (1971), Ali Sami Yen (1886), Rüştü Reçber (1973), and Lefter Küçükandonyadis (1924). After him are Metin Oktay (1936), Mustafa Denizli (1949), Burak Yılmaz (1985), Emre Belözoğlu (1980), Turgay Şeren (1932), Burhan Sargun (1929), and Nihat Kahveci (1979).

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