Emil Forsberg

1991 - Today

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Emil Peter Forsberg (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈěːmɪl ˈfɔ̂ʂːbærj]; born 23 October 1991) is a Swedish professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Bundesliga club RB Leipzig and the Sweden national team. Forsberg was awarded Guldbollen in 2021 as Sweden's best footballer of the year. He has also been voted the Swedish Midfielder of the Year four times (2016, 2017, 2019 and 2021). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emil Forsberg has received more than 1,458,969 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Emil Forsberg is the 3,087th most popular soccer player (up from 3,803rd in 2019), the 805th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 791st in 2019) and the 73rd most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Emil Forsberg ranks 3,087 out of 16,880Before him are Hans-Ulrich Grapenthin, Anatoliy Konkov, Norberto Menéndez, Kyle Walker, Borislav Mikhailov, and Matthias Kaburek. After him are Elano, Roberto De Zerbi, Nikola Kalinić, Sidney Govou, Ciriaco Sforza, and Javi Gracia.

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Among people born in 1991, Emil Forsberg ranks 41Before him are Goo Hara, Alessandro Florenzi, Shailene Woodley, Frank Dillane, Evanna Lynch, and Lara Gut-Behrami. After him are Kim Go-eun, Simona Halep, Tyler Posey, Alex Sandro, Lena Meyer-Landrut, and Emily Ratajkowski.

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Among people born in Sweden, Emil Forsberg ranks 805 out of 1,612Before him are Ted Gärdestad (1956), Andreas Isaksson (1981), Anders Rydberg (1903), Bo Lindman (1899), Gustaf Jansson (1922), and Inger Berggren (1934). After him are Andreas Cervin (1888), Frank Heller (1886), Emil Magnusson (1887), Eric Carlberg (1880), Ulf Sterner (1941), and Marcus Berg (1986).


Among soccer players born in Sweden, Emil Forsberg ranks 73Before him are Gunder Bengtsson (1946), Björn Andersson (1951), Glenn Hysén (1959), Stefan Schwarz (1969), Andreas Isaksson (1981), and Anders Rydberg (1903). After him are Marcus Berg (1986), Ragnar Gustavsson (1907), Nils Nilsson (1936), Sven Jacobsson (1914), Prawitz Öberg (1930), and Harry Bild (1936).

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