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Darius Vassell

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Darius Martin Clarke Vassell (born 13 June 1980) is an English former professional footballer who played as a forward for Aston Villa, Manchester City, Ankaragücü and Leicester City. Vassell began his career at his home town club Aston Villa in the Premier League, being developed by their academy and making his first team debut in 1998. He was sold for £2 million in 2005 to another Premier League club, Manchester City, staying for four seasons before being released in 2009, moving abroad to Turkey for a season to play for the Süper Lig team Ankaragücü. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Darius Vassell has received more than 878,350 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Darius Vassell is the 10,805th most popular soccer player (down from 9,900th in 2019), the 6,586th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 5,879th in 2019) and the 591st most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 2.40

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  • 4.05

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Among soccer players, Darius Vassell ranks 10,805 out of 16,880Before him are Kurt Bernard, Kendall Waston, Kentaro Sakai, Leandro Rodrigues, Daisuke Suzuki, and Ömer Bayram. After him are Jérémy Clément, Peter Ankersen, Fyodor Chalov, Park Dong-hyuk, Andrés Túñez, and Luciano Emílio.

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Among people born in 1980, Darius Vassell ranks 832Before him are Kerry Katona, Andy Hurley, Bojan Isailović, Rohan Bopanna, Laura Mennell, and Josh Howard. After him are Vlado Ilievski, Chung Kyung-ho, Justin Rose, Joachim Standfest, Henriett Seth F., and Nacho.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Darius Vassell ranks 6,586 out of 7,765Before him are Conor Coady (1993), Tim Hetherington (1970), Nadine Dorries (1957), Sammy Nelson (1949), Tom Forsyth (1949), and Steve McMahon (1961). After him are Roy Aitken (1958), Aaron Hughes (1979), Carlton Cole (1983), Fran Healy (1973), Ross Turnbull (1985), and William Dalrymple (1965).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Darius Vassell ranks 591Before him are Mo Johnston (1963), Neil Webb (1963), Conor Coady (1993), Sammy Nelson (1949), Tom Forsyth (1949), and Steve McMahon (1961). After him are Roy Aitken (1958), Aaron Hughes (1979), Carlton Cole (1983), Ross Turnbull (1985), Oli McBurnie (1996), and George Burley (1956).