Demba Ba

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Demba Ba (born 25 May 1985) is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for Swiss Super League club FC Lugano. He made his first-team debut with French team Rouen in 2005 before moving to Mouscron and on to 1899 Hoffenheim in Germany in 2007. In 2011, he moved to Premier League side West Ham United. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Demba Ba has received more than 2,614,405 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Demba Ba is the 2,951st most popular soccer player (down from 2,680th in 2019), the 3,900th most popular biography from France (down from 3,289th in 2019) and the 150th most popular French Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Demba Ba ranks 2,951 out of 16,923Before him are Martin Škrtel, Joris Mathijsen, José Luis Caminero, Rade Bogdanović, Vítor Pereira, and Rafael Albrecht. After him are Marinho Peres, Lionel Scaloni, Bryan Ruiz, Jamie Carragher, Franciszek Smuda, and Ivan Klasnić.

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Among people born in 1985, Demba Ba ranks 81Before him are Hadise, Laurent Koscielny, Elçin Sangu, Asamoah Gyan, Frankie Muniz, and Pablo Zabaleta. After him are Bryan Ruiz, Pastor Maldonado, Dave Franco, Kayden Kross, Aja Naomi King, and Ashlynn Brooke.

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Among people born in France, Demba Ba ranks 3,900 out of 5,234Before him are Hubert Védrine (1947), Gilbert Duclos-Lassalle (1954), Tony Duvert (1945), Agnès Jaoui (1964), Catherine Cesarsky (1943), and Emmanuelle Charpentier (1968). After him are Pierre Omidyar (1967), Michel Bonnevie (1921), Hélène Boucher (1908), Marielle Goitschel (1945), Mathieu Flamini (1984), and Bernard Darniche (1942).


Among soccer players born in France, Demba Ba ranks 150Before him are Petit (1976), Wissam Ben Yedder (1990), Benjamin Mendy (1994), Laurent Koscielny (1985), Johan Micoud (1973), and Kalidou Koulibaly (1991). After him are Mathieu Flamini (1984), Ferland Mendy (1995), Dominique Baratelli (1947), Nabil Fekir (1993), Theo Hernandez (1997), and Robert Budzynski (1940).

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