Davor Šuker

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Davor Šuker (Croatian pronunciation: [dâʋoːr ʃǔker] (listen); born 1 January 1968) is a Croatian former professional footballer and president of the Croatian Football Federation from 2012 to 2021. During his playing career, Šuker featured as a striker. He began his footballing career in his hometown for local first division team NK Osijek as a 16-year-old. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Davor Šuker has received more than 1,908,634 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Davor Šuker is the 203rd most popular soccer player (down from 194th in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from Croatia (down from 38th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Croatian Soccer Player.

Davor Šuker is most famous for being the top scorer in the 1998 World Cup. He scored six goals in the tournament, including two against Brazil and one against France.

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Among soccer players, Davor Šuker ranks 203 out of 16,923Before him are Andrés Iniesta, Shiro Teshima, Shigeo Sugimoto, Junji Nishikawa, Antonio Conte, and Yasuo Haruyama. After him are Ernesto Valverde, Clarence Seedorf, Javier Zanetti, Shumpei Inoue, Masao Ono, and Michael Ballack.

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Among people born in 1968, Davor Šuker ranks 15Before him are Guy Ritchie, Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, Mika Häkkinen, Didier Deschamps, Timothy McVeigh, and Lucy Liu. After him are Marine Le Pen, Kylie Minogue, Gillian Anderson, Fernando Hierro, Tito Vilanova, and Owen Wilson.

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In Croatia

Among people born in Croatia, Davor Šuker ranks 39 out of 518Before him are Stjepan Radić (1871), Ivan Meštrović (1883), Dražan Jerković (1936), Veljko Kadijević (1925), Margaret of Hungary (1242), and Franciscus Patricius (1529). After him are Josip Skoblar (1941), Ilija Petković (1945), Piali Pasha (1515), Matthias Flacius (1520), Dražen Petrović (1964), and Stjepan Filipović (1916).


Among soccer players born in Croatia, Davor Šuker ranks 2Before him are Dražan Jerković (1936). After him are Josip Skoblar (1941), Ilija Petković (1945), Stjepan Bobek (1923), Vladimir Beara (1928), Zvonimir Boban (1968), Luka Modrić (1985), Zlatko Čajkovski (1923), Branko Zebec (1929), Mario Mandžukić (1986), and Bernard Vukas (1927).