Cristian Chivu

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Cristian Eugen Chivu (Romanian pronunciation: [kristiˈan e.uˈdʒen ˈkivu]; born 26 October 1980) is a Romanian professional football manager and former player who is the head coach of Inter Milan's Primavera side. A defender, he began his career with hometown club CSM Reșița before moving to FC Universitatea Craiova in 1998, leaving Romania to join Dutch club Ajax a season later. His performances as the captain of Ajax inspired an €18 million transfer to Roma in 2003. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cristian Chivu has received more than 609,583 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Cristian Chivu is the 1,388th most popular soccer player (up from 1,460th in 2019), the 239th most popular biography from Romania (down from 220th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Romanian Soccer Player.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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    Effective Languages (L*)

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Among soccer players, Cristian Chivu ranks 1,388 out of 16,923Before him are Hugo Lloris, Mohamed Salah, Yoshitada Yamaguchi, Herbert Erhardt, Karl Koller, and Augusto da Costa. After him are Claudio Bravo, Robert Jarni, Serge Gnabry, Massimo Ambrosini, Roberto de Assis Moreira, and Marc-Vivien Foé.

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Among people born in 1980, Cristian Chivu ranks 43Before him are Zooey Deschanel, Pau Gasol, Randy Orton, Jacinda Ardern, Kim Tae-hee, and Gustaf Skarsgård. After him are Sami Yusuf, William Levy, Cicinho, Diego Lugano, Simon Helberg, and Kate Ryan.

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Among people born in Romania, Cristian Chivu ranks 239 out of 572Before him are Nicolae Bălcescu (1819), Nicolae Rainea (1933), Isidore Isou (1925), Mircea Cărtărescu (1956), Ileana Cotrubaș (1939), and Dimitrie Sturdza (1833). After him are Emil Racoviță (1868), Liviu Librescu (1930), Alexander Vencel (1944), Lupu Pick (1886), Ioan Slavici (1848), and George Coșbuc (1866).


Among soccer players born in Romania, Cristian Chivu ranks 15Before him are Gheorghe Popescu (1967), Dudu Georgescu (1950), István Avar (1905), Miodrag Belodedici (1964), Adrian Mutu (1979), and Josef Posipal (1927). After him are Alexander Vencel (1944), Răzvan Lucescu (1969), Ștefan Barbu (1908), Nicolae Kovács (1911), Marius Lăcătuș (1964), and Iuliu Bodola (1912).