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David Alaba

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David Olatukunbo Alaba (German pronunciation: [ˈdeɪvɪd ˈalaba]; born 24 June 1992) is an Austrian professional footballer who plays as a centre-back or left-back for La Liga club Real Madrid and captains the Austria national team. Considered one of the best defenders in the world, he is renowned for his versatility, technical skills and ability to contribute effectively in both defensive and offensive roles on the field.Alaba started out in Bayern's youth system before being promoted to the reserve team for the 2009–10 season. In January 2011, Alaba joined TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on loan until the end of the 2010–11 season. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Alaba has received more than 5,345,972 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). David Alaba is the 1,091st most popular soccer player (up from 1,667th in 2019), the 604th most popular biography from Austria (up from 674th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Austrian Soccer Player.

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  • 9.74

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  • 2.96

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Among soccer players, David Alaba ranks 1,091 out of 16,880Before him are Evaristo de Macedo, Franky Van der Elst, Claudio Bravo, Antonio Cabrini, Fábio Coentrão, and İlhan Mansız. After him are Ángel Bossio, Jean Vincent, Romano Fogli, Gaizka Mendieta, Jamie Vardy, and Leonardo Jardim.

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Among people born in 1992, David Alaba ranks 17Before him are Álvaro Morata, Marc-André ter Stegen, Sadio Mané, Philippe Coutinho, Mohamed Salah, and Park Chanyeol. After him are Son Heung-min, Casemiro, Marco Verratti, Isco, Cara Delevingne, and Charli XCX.

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Among people born in Austria, David Alaba ranks 604 out of 1,237Before him are Harald Ertl (1948), Alfons Gorbach (1898), Károly Huszár (1882), Paul Neumann (1875), Archduchess Karoline Marie of Austria (1869), and Karl Buresch (1878). After him are Emil von Reznicek (1860), Ferdinand Marian (1902), Franz Klammer (1953), Magda Frank (1914), Carl Moll (1861), and Erich Leinsdorf (1912).


Among soccer players born in Austria, David Alaba ranks 10Before him are Karl Rappan (1905), Friedrich Koncilia (1948), Ernst Ocwirk (1926), Richard Kohn (1888), Rudolf Vytlačil (1912), and Erich Probst (1927). After him are Karl Koller (1929), Toni Polster (1964), Gerhard Hanappi (1929), František Svoboda (1906), Herbert Prohaska (1955), and Theodor Wagner (1927).

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