Christian Poulsen

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Christian Bjørnshøj Poulsen (born 28 February 1980) is a Danish former footballer. After starting his career with Holbæk, he played for a number of European clubs as a defensive midfielder, winning the Danish Superliga championship with F.C. Copenhagen, the German DFB-Ligapokal trophy with FC Schalke 04, and the European UEFA Cup with Spanish team Sevilla FC, later also playing for Italian Serie A club Juventus, as well as Premier League side, Liverpool, French side Evian, and Dutch side Ajax. He has been a regular member of the Denmark national football team since his debut in 2001, and has played 92 matches, scoring six goals for his country. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian Poulsen has received more than 485,314 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Christian Poulsen is the 2,232nd most popular soccer player (down from 1,916th in 2019), the 408th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 350th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Danish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Christian Poulsen ranks 2,232 out of 16,923Before him are Martín Cáceres, Jean Dockx, Fernando Gago, David Ospina, Sven Jacobsson, and Periko Alonso. After him are Günter Bernard, Miloš Krasić, Olaf Thon, Jan Diddens, Manga, and Romeu Pellicciari.

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Among people born in 1980, Christian Poulsen ranks 73Before him are Rebel Wilson, Nick Carter, Sam Heughan, Juan Carlos Ferrero, Dani Güiza, and Nur Fettahoğlu. After him are Ashley Cole, Katherine Waterston, Ben Foster, Tom Boonen, Gong Hyo-jin, and Theofanis Gekas.

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Among people born in Denmark, Christian Poulsen ranks 408 out of 783Before him are Thure Lindhardt (1974), Trine Dyrholm (1972), Hans Peter Jørgen Julius Thomsen (1826), Johnny Hansen (1943), Thomas Madsen-Mygdal (1876), and Dario Campeotto (1939). After him are Sofie Gråbøl (1968), Emil Hartmann (1836), Gustav Winckler (1925), Jan Heintze (1963), Kasper Schmeichel (1986), and Christian Albrecht Bluhme (1794).


Among soccer players born in Denmark, Christian Poulsen ranks 22Before him are Martin Braithwaite (1991), Karl Aage Præst (1922), Thomas Gravesen (1976), Ole Madsen (1934), Lars Olsen (1961), and Johnny Hansen (1943). After him are Jan Heintze (1963), Kasper Schmeichel (1986), John Eriksen (1957), Flemming Povlsen (1966), Brian Steen Nielsen (1968), and Simon Kjær (1989).