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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 under-19 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 686,708 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Cristian Chivu is the 1,638th most popular soccer player (down from 1,386th in 2019), the 277th most popular biography from Romania (down from 239th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Romanian Soccer Player.

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  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Cristian Chivu ranks 1,638 out of 16,880Before him are Đorđe Vujadinović, Hakan Çalhanoğlu, Serhiy Rebrov, Harry Kane, František Veselý, and Ludovic Giuly. After him are Tomislav Crnković, Juan Mujica, Keizo Imai, Steve McManaman, Fernando Riera, and Maneca.

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Among people born in 1980, Cristian Chivu ranks 56Before him are Natalia Poklonskaya, Zooey Deschanel, Juan Carlos Ferrero, Luís Fabiano, Ri Sol-ju, and Randy Orton. After him are Sami Yusuf, Simon Helberg, Martín Demichelis, Gustaf Skarsgård, Nur Fettahoğlu, and Ashley Cole.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Cristian Chivu ranks 277 out of 665Before him are Dumitru Prunariu (1952), Anca Petrescu (1949), Margit Kaffka (1880), Corneliu Baba (1906), Constantin von Economo (1876), and Aurel Popovici (1863). After him are Béla Károlyi (1942), Elemér Kocsis (1910), Nicolae Rainea (1933), Ileana Gyulai-Drîmbă-Jenei (1946), Gigi Becali (1958), and Theodor Stolojan (1943).


Among soccer players born in Romania, Cristian Chivu ranks 19Before him are Alexander Vencel (1944), Răzvan Lucescu (1969), Miodrag Belodedici (1964), Ștefan Barbu (1908), Marius Lăcătuș (1964), and Victor Pițurcă (1956). After him are Elemér Kocsis (1910), Nicolae Kovács (1911), Josef Posipal (1927), Adalbert Deșu (1909), Florin Răducioiu (1970), and Iuliu Bodola (1912).