Billy Sharp

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Billy Louis Sharp (born 5 February 1986) is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Sheffield United. He has also played for Rushden & Diamonds, Scunthorpe United, Southampton, Nottingham Forest, Reading, Doncaster Rovers and Leeds United. On 1 January 2019, Sharp scored his 220th goal and became the leading English born goalscorer in English professional football during the 21st century so far, overtaking the record set by Rickie Lambert. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Billy Sharp has received more than 1,231,057 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Billy Sharp is the 10,864th most popular soccer player (down from 9,867th in 2019), the 6,012th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,857th in 2019) and the 605th most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Billy Sharp ranks 10,864 out of 16,923. Before him are Takaya Kurokawa, Carlos Martínez, Abdullah Jumaan Al-Dosari, Iñaki Lafuente, Didier Domi, and Kendall Waston. After him are Jamal Alioui, Raphael Wolf, Bobo Baldé, Ats Purje, Mehdi Rahmati, and Michael Thomas.

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Among people born in 1986, Billy Sharp ranks 816Before him are Marie Sebag, Steven Naismith, Francisco Montañés, Ricardo Vaz Tê, Nikita Kurbanov, and Carlos Martínez. After him are Svetlana Sleptsova, Ismail Abdullatif, Leandro Greco, Labinot Harbuzi, Tomáš Košický, and Claudia Beni.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Billy Sharp ranks 6,012 out of 6,924. Before him are Carl Froch (1977), Stuart Taylor (1980), Lucy Griffiths (1986), Steven Naismith (1986), Afshan Azad (1988), and Stephen Barclay (1972). After him are Michael Thomas (1967), Tim Peake (1972), Luke Young (1979), Charlie Nicholas (1961), Rob Lee (1966), and Patrick McLoughlin (1957).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Billy Sharp ranks 605Before him are Trevor Sinclair (1973), Ainsley Maitland-Niles (1997), Mark Burke (1969), Paul McStay (1964), Stuart Taylor (1980), and Steven Naismith (1986). After him are Michael Thomas (1967), Luke Young (1979), Charlie Nicholas (1961), Rob Lee (1966), Scott Sinclair (1989), and Kris Boyd (1983).

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