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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 Arab 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 523,672 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Bruno Metsu is the 564th most popular soccer player (up from 1,151st in 2019), the 2,257th most popular biography from France (up from 3,032nd in 2019) and the 30th most popular French Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Bruno Metsu ranks 564 out of 16,880Before him are Ahmed Faras, Bixente Lizarazu, Héctor Rial, Roger Hunt, Akira Matsunaga, and Ali Sami Yen. After him are Danny Blind, Toshio Miyaji, Emmanuel Adebayor, Koji Sasaki, Ján Popluhár, and Thibaut Courtois.

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Among people born in 1954, Bruno Metsu ranks 95Before him are Trevor Berbick, Milan Martić, Ellen Barkin, Uli Jon Roth, Pat Metheny, and Lorraine Bracco. After him are Catherine O'Hara, Cindy Sherman, Mirza Delibašić, Jermaine Jackson, Joey DeMaio, and Prince Ernst August of Hanover. Among people deceased in 2013, Bruno Metsu ranks 116Before him are Ali Kafi, Rossana Podestà, Eleanor Parker, Masao Uchino, Marcel Reich-Ranicki, and Sergei Belov. After him are Hilary Koprowski, Rosalía Mera, Dokka Umarov, Dennis Farina, Nguyễn Khánh, and Mariangela Melato.

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Among people born in France, Bruno Metsu ranks 2,257 out of 6,011Before him are Albert Sarraut (1872), Jules Breton (1827), Louis Trousselier (1881), Oronce Finé (1494), Alexandre Astruc (1923), and Thomas Robert Bugeaud (1784). After him are Anselme Gaëtan Desmarest (1784), Maximilien Luce (1858), Thomas Piketty (1971), Michel Leiris (1901), Étienne Charles de Loménie de Brienne (1727), and Auguste Charlois (1864).


Among soccer players born in France, Bruno Metsu ranks 30Before him are Samir Nasri (1987), Nicolas Anelka (1979), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (1989), Emmanuel Petit (1970), Robert Pires (1973), and Bixente Lizarazu (1969). After him are Gonzalo Higuaín (1987), Michel Hidalgo (1933), Paul Pogba (1993), Eric Abidal (1979), Hervé Renard (1968), and Yvon Douis (1935).