El Hadji Diouf

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El Hadji Ousseynou Diouf (French pronunciation: ​[ɛ.ladʒ.dʒuf]; born 15 January 1981) is a Senegalese former professional footballer. Throughout his career, Diouf played as a winger or a forward. Having started his professional football career in France with Sochaux, Rennes and Lens, Diouf finalised a move to Premier League side Liverpool prior to the 2002 FIFA World Cup for Senegal and went on to have a memorable tournament. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of El Hadji Diouf has received more than 1,601,978 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). El Hadji Diouf is the 2,967th most popular soccer player (down from 2,354th in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Senegal (down from 18th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Senegalese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, El Hadji Diouf ranks 2,967 out of 16,923Before him are Dieter Burdenski, Viktor Kanevskyi, Humberto Elgueta, Rudolf Illovszky, Willibald Kreß, and Mahmoud El Khatib. After him are Henny Meijer, Vicente Lucas, Marcos Calderón, Mihailo Petrović, Artur Boruc, and Traianos Dellas.

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Among people born in 1981, El Hadji Diouf ranks 118Before him are Mahamadou Diarra, Azra Akın, Michelle Dockery, Roman Pavlyuchenko, Nikolay Davydenko, and Feliciano López. After him are Paolo Cannavaro, Tim Wiese, Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Antje Traue, Song Ji-hyo, and Danijel Pranjić.

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In Senegal

Among people born in Senegal, El Hadji Diouf ranks 19 out of 97Before him are Patrice Evra (1981), Sadio Mané (1992), Théodore-Adrien Sarr (1936), Aminata Sow Fall (1941), Mame Madior Boye (1940), and Ibrahim Ba (1973). After him are Habib Thiam (1933), Aliou Cissé (1976), Mahammed Dionne (1959), Idrissa Gueye (1989), Cheikh Hamidou Kane (1928), and Habib Koité (1958).


Among soccer players born in Senegal, El Hadji Diouf ranks 5Before him are Patrick Vieira (1976), Patrice Evra (1981), Sadio Mané (1992), and Ibrahim Ba (1973). After him are Aliou Cissé (1976), Idrissa Gueye (1989), Khalilou Fadiga (1974), Mamadou Niang (1979), Papa Bouba Diop (1978), Papiss Cissé (1985), and Henri Camara (1977).