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 Qatari club Al Shahania.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 593,970 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Ashkan Dejagah is the 5,279th most popular soccer player (down from 4,455th in 2019), the 354th most popular biography from Iran (down from 297th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Iranian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Ashkan Dejagah ranks 5,279 out of 16,923Before him are José Giménez, Claude Dambury, Joel Campbell, Nico Van Kerckhoven, Diego Cavalieri, and Mike Havenaar. After him are Alain Roche, Allan Nielsen, Martín Silva, Gelson Fernandes, Slobodan Komljenović, and Thomas Sørensen.

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Among people born in 1986, Ashkan Dejagah ranks 251Before him are Jenna Ushkowitz, Manuel da Costa, Marco Motta, Kevin Anderson, Ștefan Radu, and Timofey Mozgov. After him are Thomas De Gendt, Gelson Fernandes, Cory Michael Smith, Monica Raymund, David Abraham, and Valter Birsa.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Ashkan Dejagah ranks 354 out of 463Before him are Khodadad Azizi (1971), Hossein Shahabi (1967), Cumrun Vafa (1960), Hadi Khosroshahi (1939), Rosie Malek-Yonan (1965), and Iraj Danaeifard (1951). After him are Karim Bagheri (1974), Azam Ali (1970), Nasim Pedrad (1981), Alireza Faghani (1978), Masoud Shojaei (1984), and Helly Luv (1988).

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Among soccer players born in Iran, Ashkan Dejagah ranks 13Before him are Ali Karimi (1978), Sardar Azmoun (1995), Vahid Hashemian (1976), Javad Nekounam (1980), Khodadad Azizi (1971), and Iraj Danaeifard (1951). After him are Karim Bagheri (1974), Masoud Shojaei (1984), Yahya Golmohammadi (1971), Ahmad Reza Abedzadeh (1966), Alireza Jahanbakhsh (1993), and Rahman Rezaei (1975).