Cosmin Contra

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Cosmin Marius Contra (Romanian pronunciation: [kosˈmin ˈ ˈkontra]; born 15 December 1975) is a Romanian football manager and former player. Primarily an offensive-minded right back, he was also deployed as a midfielder. He played professionally in three countries his own notwithstanding, mainly Spain where he appeared for Alavés, Atlético Madrid and Getafe, amassing La Liga totals of 188 games and eight goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cosmin Contra has received more than 319,804 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Cosmin Contra is the 2,248th most popular soccer player (up from 2,645th in 2019), the 325th most popular biography from Romania (up from 329th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Soccer Player.

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  • 38

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Among soccer players, Cosmin Contra ranks 2,248 out of 16,880Before him are Joe Jordan, Bruno Chizzo, Anthony Martial, Dani Shmulevich-Rom, Łukasz Fabiański, and Jean De Clercq. After him are Antonio Puchades, Fred Pentland, Matías Almeyda, Anton Allemann, Marcel Koller, and Thorgan Hazard.

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Among people born in 1975, Cosmin Contra ranks 101Before him are Jonah Lomu, Anouk, Mayim Bialik, Natalie Imbruglia, Hiroshi Kamiya, and Juan Carlos Valerón. After him are Atifete Jahjaga, Hugh Dancy, Ahmed Hassan, Dario Šimić, Brian Littrell, and Mary Pierce.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Cosmin Contra ranks 325 out of 665Before him are Victor Ponta (1972), Mario Livio (1945), Ion Andreescu (1850), Rodion Cămătaru (1958), Gáspár Heltai (1510), and Neagu Djuvara (1916). After him are Gabriela Adameșteanu (1942), Petre Steinbach (1906), Dorinel Munteanu (1968), László Lukács (1850), Rudolf Wetzer (1901), and Miklós Jósika (1794).


Among soccer players born in Romania, Cosmin Contra ranks 28Before him are Josef Posipal (1927), Adalbert Deșu (1909), Florin Răducioiu (1970), Iuliu Bodola (1912), Rudolf Bürger (1908), and Rodion Cămătaru (1958). After him are Petre Steinbach (1906), Dorinel Munteanu (1968), Rudolf Wetzer (1901), Nicolae Dobrin (1947), Alexandru Borbely (1910), and Emerich Vogl (1905).