Ashley Cole

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Ashley Cole (born 20 December 1980) is an English former footballer who played as a left-back, most notably for Premier League clubs Chelsea and Arsenal, the former with whom he presently serves in the coaching staff for the U15 team. Cole is considered by many critics and fellow professional players as one of the best defenders of his generation, and by some, for the better part of his career, as the best left-back in the world. Born in Stepney, London, Cole began his youth career at Arsenal and made his full debut for the club in November 1999, going on to make 228 appearances and scoring nine goals for the North London club. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ashley Cole has received more than 5,662,342 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Ashley Cole is the 2,249th most popular soccer player (down from 2,163rd in 2019), the 3,243rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,053rd in 2019) and the 87th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 63

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  • 5.36

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Among soccer players, Ashley Cole ranks 2,249 out of 16,923Before him are Kakhi Asatiani, Nwankwo Kanu, Masako Yoshida, Taribo West, Beto, and João Pinto. After him are Gunder Bengtsson, Iuliu Baratky, Guillermo Amor, Ahmed Radhi, Kasper Schmeichel, and Pita.

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Among people born in 1980, Ashley Cole ranks 74Before him are Nick Carter, Sam Heughan, Juan Carlos Ferrero, Dani Güiza, Nur Fettahoğlu, and Christian Poulsen. After him are Katherine Waterston, Ben Foster, Tom Boonen, Gong Hyo-jin, Theofanis Gekas, and Jolin Tsai.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ashley Cole ranks 3,243 out of 6,924Before him are Sax Rohmer (1883), William Davenant (1606), Gwen John (1876), Henry Cooper (1934), Mary F. Lyon (1925), and Dave Charlton (1936). After him are William John Burchell (1781), Eric A. Havelock (1903), Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington (1919), Rupert Graves (1963), Colin Salmon (1962), and Cynewulf (900).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Ashley Cole ranks 87Before him are Chris Waddle (1960), Steve McManaman (1972), Martin Peters (1943), Andy Cole (1971), Teddy Sheringham (1966), and Fred Pentland (1883). After him are Michael Carrick (1981), Vic Buckingham (1915), Steve Bloomer (1874), Mark Hughes (1963), Peter Crouch (1981), and Simone Perrotta (1977).

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