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Bas Dost

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Bas Dost (Dutch pronunciation: [bɑs dɔst]; born 31 May 1989) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a forward for NEC. Having begun his career at FC Emmen in the Eerste Divisie, Dost later played in the Eredivisie for Heracles Almelo and SC Heerenveen. In 2012, after being the top scorer in the league with 32 goals in 34 games, he was signed by VfL Wolfsburg. Four years later, having helped his team win the DFB-Pokal he signed for Primeira Liga side Sporting CP. He won the Bola de Prata for top scorer in his first Primeira Liga season, with 34 goals in 31 games. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bas Dost has received more than 1,713,849 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Bas Dost is the 4,817th most popular soccer player (down from 4,073rd in 2019), the 900th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 757th in 2019) and the 152nd most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Bas Dost ranks 4,817 out of 16,880Before him are José Amavisca, Pavel Horváth, Andres Oper, Stefan Majewski, Günter Hermann, and Alfredo Pitto. After him are Raymond Mommens, Achille Emaná, Walter Corbo, Hisanori Shirasawa, Oswaldo Ramírez, and Jules Koundé.

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Among people born in 1989, Bas Dost ranks 143Before him are Andy Carroll, Salomón Rondón, Tiffany Young, Kat Graham, Tomáš Vaclík, and Su Bingtian. After him are Jung So-min, Luke Bracey, Farah Zeynep Abdullah, Odion Ighalo, Judd Trump, and Jessica Brown Findlay.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Bas Dost ranks 900 out of 1,427Before him are Dafne Schippers (1992), Mike van Diem (1959), Jan Kounen (1964), Ilse DeLange (1977), Sergiño Dest (2000), and Ewine van Dishoeck (1955). After him are Michel Faber (1960), Trijntje Oosterhuis (1973), Tim Krul (1988), Stan Valckx (1963), Wim Crusio (1954), and Karim El Ahmadi (1985).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Bas Dost ranks 152Before him are John van den Brom (1966), Denzel Dumfries (1996), Quincy Promes (1992), Urby Emanuelson (1986), Steven Berghuis (1991), and Sergiño Dest (2000). After him are Tim Krul (1988), Stan Valckx (1963), Karim El Ahmadi (1985), Donny van de Beek (1997), Paul Bosvelt (1970), and Arnold Scholten (1962).