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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 1,802,894 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). El Hadji Diouf is the 2,532nd most popular soccer player (up from 2,965th in 2019), the 22nd most popular biography from Senegal (down from 19th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Senegalese Soccer Player.

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  • 40

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  • 3.25

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Among soccer players, El Hadji Diouf ranks 2,532 out of 16,880Before him are José dos Santos Lopes, Arkadiusz Milik, Shu Kamo, Oscarino Costa Silva, Kalusha Bwalya, and Dejan Lovren. After him are Jean Thissen, Ștefan Dobay, Kai Havertz, Bruno Pezzey, Alfred Aston, and Mario Magnozzi.

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Among people born in 1981, El Hadji Diouf ranks 100Before him are Dima Bilan, Jang Na-ra, Willy Caballero, Miyavi, Sunny Leone, and Maher Zain. After him are Joe Cole, Lucho González, Mohamed Zidan, Andrés D'Alessandro, Nikolay Davydenko, and Kunal Nayyar.

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In Senegal

Among people born in Senegal, El Hadji Diouf ranks 22 out of 114Before him are Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow (1921), Didier Raoult (1952), Mame Madior Boye (1940), Papa Bouba Diop (1978), Théodore-Adrien Sarr (1936), and Mahammed Dionne (1959). After him are Idrissa Gueye (1989), Aminata Sow Fall (1941), Birago Diop (1908), Ibrahim Ba (1973), Habib Thiam (1933), and Henri Camara (1977).


Among soccer players born in Senegal, El Hadji Diouf ranks 7Before him are Jean-Pierre Adams (1948), Patrick Vieira (1976), Patrice Evra (1981), Sadio Mané (1992), Aliou Cissé (1976), and Papa Bouba Diop (1978). After him are Idrissa Gueye (1989), Ibrahim Ba (1973), Henri Camara (1977), Mamadou Niang (1979), Khalilou Fadiga (1974), and Ali Dia (1965).