David Ginola

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David Ginola-Ceze (born 25 January 1967) is a French former professional footballer who has also worked as an actor, model and football pundit. A former forward, Ginola played football for ten seasons in France before moving from Paris Saint-Germain to Newcastle United in the English Premier League in July 1995. He continued playing in the Premier League for Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa and Everton before retiring in 2002. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Ginola has received more than 1,469,786 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). David Ginola is the 1,278th most popular soccer player (up from 1,541st in 2019), the 3,140th most popular biography from France (down from 3,000th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular French Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, David Ginola ranks 1,278 out of 16,923Before him are Shoko Hamada, Herbert Prohaska, Sadio Mané, Dennis Viollet, Sylvain Wiltord, and Álvaro Morata. After him are Robert Jonquet, Juan Carlos Corazzo, Mauro Icardi, Ferenc Hirzer, Heinz Flohe, and Julio Abbadie.

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Among people born in 1967, David Ginola ranks 94Before him are Ty Burrell, Rufus Sewell, Ciro Ferrara, Chuck Schuldiner, Zakk Wylde, and Mino Raiola. After him are Dave Matthews, Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, Chris Benoit, Michel Hazanavicius, Tom Hollander, and Mamoru Hosoda.

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Among people born in France, David Ginola ranks 3,140 out of 5,234Before him are Paul Fort (1872), Laetitia Casta (1978), Gaston Gallimard (1881), Édouard Detaille (1848), Henri Rabaud (1873), and Sylvain Wiltord (1974). After him are Robert Jonquet (1925), Claude Dauphin (1903), Willy Sagnol (1977), Henri Vidal (1919), Jacques Herbrand (1908), and Gilbert, Duke of Lorraine (890).


Among soccer players born in France, David Ginola ranks 53Before him are Jean Nicolas (1913), Bruno Metsu (1954), Edmond Baraffe (1942), Ludovic Giuly (1976), Albert Batteux (1919), and Sylvain Wiltord (1974). After him are Robert Jonquet (1925), Willy Sagnol (1977), Raphaël Varane (1993), Samir Nasri (1987), Pierre Sinibaldi (1924), and Bernard Lama (1963).

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