Arda Turan

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Arda Turan (born 30 January 1987) is a Turkish professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Galatasaray. 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 3,499,144 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Arda Turan is the 796th most popular soccer player (up from 1,003rd in 2019), the 714th most popular biography from Turkey and the 5th most popular Turkish Soccer Player.

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  • 64.02

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  • 64

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  • 10.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Arda Turan ranks 796 out of 16,923Before him are Kylian Mbappé, Andoni Goikoetxea Olaskoaga, Horst-Dieter Höttges, Javier Saviola, Enzo Scifo, and Asim Ferhatović. After him are Minoru Kobata, Everaldo, Delio Onnis, Julinho, Humberto Maschio, and Mari Miyamoto.

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Among people born in 1987, Arda Turan ranks 16Before him are Arturo Vidal, Gerard Piqué, Blake Lively, Cesc Fàbregas, Tom Felton, and Lee Min-ho. After him are Sami Khedira, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Elliot Page, Marek Hamšík, Dries Mertens, and David Luiz.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Arda Turan ranks 714 out of 1,128Before him are Nikos Zachariadis (1903), Halid Ziya Uşaklıgil (1865), Dares Phrygius (450), Manuel II of Trebizond (1324), Ahmet Ertegun (1923), and Bohemond V of Antioch (1199). After him are Evodius (50), Isaac of Armenia (338), Tevfik Esenç (1904), Silahdar Damat Ali Pasha (1667), Halil İnalcık (1916), and Mesut Yılmaz (1947).


Among soccer players born in Turkey, Arda Turan ranks 5Before him are Rüştü Reçber (1973), Hakan Şükür (1971), Ali Sami Yen (1886), and Lefter Küçükandonyadis (1924). After him are Metin Oktay (1936), Emre Belözoğlu (1980), Mustafa Denizli (1949), Turgay Şeren (1932), Nihat Kahveci (1979), Hasan Şaş (1976), and Bülent Eken (1923).

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