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Arturo Vidal

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Arturo Erasmo Vidal Pardo (Spanish pronunciation: [aɾˈtuɾo eˈɾazmo βiˈðal ˈpaɾðo]; born 22 May 1987) is a Chilean professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Campeonato Brasileiro Série A club Flamengo and the Chile national team. His displays during his time at Juventus led him to be nicknamed Il Guerriero ("The Warrior"), Rey Arturo ("King Arthur") and La Piranha by the Italian press due to his hard-tackling and aggressive, tenacious style of play.Vidal started his career with Colo-Colo, where he won three Chilean Primera División titles. He relocated to Europe, where he joined Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen and played there for four seasons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arturo Vidal has received more than 5,308,442 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Arturo Vidal is the 527th most popular soccer player (up from 632nd in 2019), the 33rd most popular biography from Chile (down from 32nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Chilean Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Arturo Vidal ranks 527 out of 16,880Before him are Félix Mourinho, Luis Carniglia, Yukio Goto, Thiago Silva, Frank de Boer, and Carlos Bianchi. After him are Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Włodzimierz Lubański, Andrés Escobar, Saizo Saito, Stefan Kuntz, and Herbert Wimmer.

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Among people born in 1987, Arturo Vidal ranks 10Before him are Luis Suárez, Edinson Cavani, Gerard Piqué, Sebastian Vettel, Samir Nasri, and Zac Efron. After him are Lee Min-ho, David Luiz, Gonzalo Higuaín, Cesc Fàbregas, Elliot Page, and Sami Khedira.

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Among people born in Chile, Arturo Vidal ranks 33 out of 265Before him are Luis Corvalán (1916), Antonio Skármeta (1940), Nicanor Parra (1914), Roberto Matta (1911), Laura Vicuña (1891), and Francisco Varela (1946). After him are Orlando Letelier (1932), Jorge Alessandri (1896), Leonel Sánchez (1936), Hortensia Bussi (1914), Pedro Pascal (1975), and Carlos Ibáñez del Campo (1877).


Among soccer players born in Chile, Arturo Vidal ranks 3Before him are Iván Zamorano (1967) and Elías Figueroa (1946). After him are Leonel Sánchez (1936), Alexis Sánchez (1988), Guillermo Subiabre (1903), Marcelo Salas (1974), Juan Rodríguez Vega (1944), Carlos Vidal (1902), Claudio Bravo (1983), Roberto Rojas (1957), and Arturo Torres Carrasco (1906).

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