Chris Waddle

1960 - Today

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Christopher Roland Waddle (born 14 December 1960) is an English former professional football player and manager. He currently works as a commentator. Nicknamed "Magic Chris", football journalist Luke Ginnell wrote that Waddle was "widely acknowledged as one of the finest attacking midfielders in Europe". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Waddle has received more than 1,067,579 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Chris Waddle is the 2,035th most popular soccer player (up from 2,239th in 2019), the 3,091st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,121st in 2019) and the 81st most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 59.56

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  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Chris Waddle ranks 2,035 out of 16,923Before him are Tomáš Rosický, Yuriy Voynov, Humberto Tozzi, Bruno Mora, , and Anton Malatinský. After him are Sven Jonasson, Loris Karius, Reinaldo Rueda, Vágner Love, Agustín Sauto Arana, and Mykhaylo Fomenko.

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Among people born in 1960, Chris Waddle ranks 171Before him are Maurizio Cattelan, Isabel Coixet, Elena Mukhina, José Maria Neves, Pruitt Taylor Vince, and Craig Mello. After him are Annabella Sciorra, Igor Larionov, Aguri Suzuki, BD Wong, Karch Kiraly, and Temuera Morrison.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Chris Waddle ranks 3,091 out of 6,924Before him are E. A. Wallis Budge (1857), Christiane Amanpour (1958), Kevin McKidd (1973), Alicia Markova (1910), Christopher Kelk Ingold (1893), and Henry Shrapnel (1761). After him are Edward Alleyn (1566), Jason Connery (1963), Richard Price (1723), Linus Roache (1964), Steve McManaman (1972), and Geoffrey Hinton (1947).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Chris Waddle ranks 81Before him are Geoff Bent (1932), Joe Fagan (1921), Pat Jennings (1945), Johnny Haynes (1934), Ron Atkinson (1939), and Nat Lofthouse (1925). After him are Steve McManaman (1972), Martin Peters (1943), Andy Cole (1971), Teddy Sheringham (1966), Fred Pentland (1883), and Ashley Cole (1980).