Emre Can

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Emre Can (Turkish pronunciation: [ˈemɾe ˈdʒan]; born 12 January 1994) is a German professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and the Germany national team. A versatile player, Can can also play as a defensive midfielder, centre-back and full-back. He began his senior career at Bayern Munich, playing mostly in the club's reserve side before his 2013 transfer to Bayer Leverkusen. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emre Can has received more than 3,880,281 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Emre Can is the 2,768th most popular soccer player (down from 1,675th in 2019), the 4,294th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,403rd in 2019) and the 179th most popular Soccer Player.

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  • 53

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  • 8.40

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  • 3.30

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Among soccer players, Emre Can ranks 2,768 out of 16,880Before him are David Pegg, Tarak Dhiab, Andriy Voronin, Philippe Clement, Katsuyoshi Kuwahara, and Sverre Hansen. After him are Ramires, Teóphilo Bettencourt Pereira, Piermario Morosini, Luigi Radice, Michy Batshuayi, and Nordin Amrabat.

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Among people born in 1994, Emre Can ranks 27Before him are Raheem Sterling, Aymeric Laporte, Sébastien Haller, Vitalik Buterin, Arkadiusz Milik, and Bernardo Silva. After him are Daniil Kvyat, Marcel Sabitzer, Leandro Paredes, August Ames, João Cancelo, and Jackson Wang.

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Among people born in Germany, Emre Can ranks 4,294 out of 6,142Before him are Kurt Ahrens Jr. (1940), Johann Friedrich Klotzsch (1805), Hilde Schrader (1910), Mario Basler (1968), Alice Weidel (1979), and Hans-Georg Aschenbach (1951). After him are Leonard Nelson (1882), Martin Lauer (1937), Josef Ludwig von Armansperg (1787), Gisela Uhlen (1919), Manuel Göttsching (1952), and Wolfgang Kleff (1946).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Emre Can ranks 179Before him are Olaf Thon (1966), Hans Cieslarczyk (1937), Benedikt Höwedes (1988), Alfred Kelbassa (1925), Carsten Jancker (1974), and Mario Basler (1968). After him are Wolfgang Kleff (1946), Günter Sawitzki (1932), Reinhold Münzenberg (1909), Günter Bernard (1939), Ulrich Biesinger (1933), and Bernd Patzke (1943).

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