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Ashkan Dejagah

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Seyed Ashkan Dejagah (Persian: سید اشكان دژآگه, born 5 July 1986), known as Ashkan Dejagah, is an Iranian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Persian Gulf Pro League club Foolad.He represented Germany at youth levels between 2001 and 2009, going on to win the 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship. He has played for the Iranian national team since 2011, helping them qualify for the 2014 World Cup, 2015 Asian Cup and the 2018 FIFA World Cup, although he did not play in the last. In 2015, Dejagah was voted by fans on Navad as Iran's best ever left midfielder.Dejagah made his professional debut for Hertha BSC in the 2004–05 Bundesliga season. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ashkan Dejagah has received more than 622,629 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Ashkan Dejagah is the 5,598th most popular soccer player (down from 5,276th in 2019), the 400th most popular biography from Iran (down from 354th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Iranian Soccer Player.

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  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.26

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Ashkan Dejagah ranks 5,598 out of 16,880Before him are Vicente Engonga, Gustavo Quinteros, Guillermo La Rosa, Rolando, Gerson Rodrigues, and Stéphane Sessègnon. After him are Daniel Maldini, Habib Beye, Tomás Reñones, Milan Luhový, Alain Roche, and Sebastian Rode.

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Among people born in 1986, Ashkan Dejagah ranks 243Before him are Kevin Anderson, Ryōta Murata, Carlos Sánchez, Nabil Dirar, Muriqui, and Matías Fernández. After him are Laura Carmichael, Ilias Iliadis, Felipe Santana, Mary-Kate Olsen, Evgeni Malkin, and Brittany Snow.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Ashkan Dejagah ranks 400 out of 528Before him are Ali Divandari (1957), Masih Alinejad (1976), Azam Ali (1970), Ahmad Reza Abedzadeh (1966), Karim Bagheri (1974), and Fatemeh Rahbar (1964). After him are Iraj Danaeifard (1951), Yahya Golmohammadi (1971), Jasmin Tabatabai (1967), Alireza Faghani (1978), Laleh (1982), and Mehdi Taremi (1992).

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Among soccer players born in Iran, Ashkan Dejagah ranks 16Before him are Khodadad Azizi (1971), Gholam Hossein Mazloumi (1950), Alireza Jahanbakhsh (1993), Vahid Hashemian (1976), Ahmad Reza Abedzadeh (1966), and Karim Bagheri (1974). After him are Iraj Danaeifard (1951), Yahya Golmohammadi (1971), Mehdi Taremi (1992), Masoud Shojaei (1984), Mehrdad Minavand (1975), and Alireza Beiranvand (1992).