Bruno Metsu

1954 - 2013

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Bruno Jean Cornil Metsu (28 January 1954 – 15 October 2013) was a French footballer and football manager. During his senior playing career from 1973 to 1987, he played for seven different clubs in his native France. From 1988 until his death, he was the manager of a total of nine clubs in France and Persian Gulf region, the Guinea, Senegal, United Arab Emirates and Qatar national football teams. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bruno Metsu has received more than 240,674 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Bruno Metsu is the 1,152nd most popular soccer player (down from 771st in 2019), the 3,035th most popular biography from France (down from 2,448th in 2019) and the 48th most popular French Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Bruno Metsu ranks 1,152 out of 16,923Before him are Franky Van der Elst, Bigode, István Nyers, Pietro Vierchowod, Jean Nicolas, and Umberto Caligaris. After him are Edmond Baraffe, Wilfried Van Moer, Rudolf Vytlačil, Seki Matsunaga, Josep Maria Fusté, and Carmelo Simeone.

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Among people born in 1954, Bruno Metsu ranks 138Before him are Plastic Bertrand, László Krasznahorkai, Vitas Gerulaitis, Simonetta Stefanelli, Carlos Agostinho do Rosário, and Lesley-Anne Down. After him are Margot Wallström, Jerry Seinfeld, Scott Bakula, Will Patton, Gerd Faltings, and Bruce Sterling. Among people deceased in 2013, Bruno Metsu ranks 195Before him are Tony Musante, Domenico Bartolucci, Hjalmar Andersen, Dokka Umarov, Ed Koch, and Eero Mäntyranta. After him are Seki Matsunaga, Joanna Chmielewska, Ricardo María Carles Gordó, Arik Einstein, Halton Arp, and Józef Glemp.

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Among people born in France, Bruno Metsu ranks 3,035 out of 5,234Before him are Gabriel Chevallier (1895), Bernard de Jussieu (1699), István Nyers (1924), Charles Angrand (1854), Joseph de Villèle (1773), and Jean Nicolas (1913). After him are Jean-Delphin Alard (1815), Edmond Baraffe (1942), Robert Enrico (1931), Blondel de Nesle (1155), Willy Ronis (1910), and Jean-Joseph, Marquis Dessolles (1767).


Among soccer players born in France, Bruno Metsu ranks 48Before him are Christophe Dugarry (1972), Olivier Giroud (1986), Maryan Wisniewski (1937), Jacques Santini (1952), István Nyers (1924), and Jean Nicolas (1913). After him are Edmond Baraffe (1942), Ludovic Giuly (1976), Albert Batteux (1919), Sylvain Wiltord (1974), David Ginola (1967), and Robert Jonquet (1925).