Essam El Hadary

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Essam Kamal Tawfiq El Hadary (Arabic: عصام كمال توفيق الحضري; born 15 January 1973) is an Egyptian goalkeeping coach and former professional footballer. Nicknamed the "High Dam", El Hadary spent the largest portion of his club career with Al Ahly, with whom he won eight Egyptian Premier League titles, four Egypt Cups, four Egyptian Super Cups, four CAF Champions League titles, three CAF Super Cups, one Arab Club Champions Cup, and two Arab Super Cups. Third on the list of all-time appearances for Egypt, El Hadary made 159 international appearances for his nation between 1996 and 2018. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Essam El Hadary has received more than 219,245 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Essam El Hadary is the 1,699th most popular soccer player (down from 1,374th in 2019), the 410th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 348th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Egyptian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Essam El Hadary ranks 1,699 out of 16,923Before him are George Kobayashi, Joel Santana, Marius Lăcătuș, Massimo Bonini, Gavriil Kachalin, and Givi Chokheli. After him are László Sárosi, Zvonko Bego, Nigel de Jong, Étienne Mattler, Otto Glória, and Juan Arremón.

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Among people born in 1973, Essam El Hadary ranks 105Before him are Peter Facinelli, Bernd Schneider, Eva Herzigová, Jennifer Esposito, Dejan Bodiroga, and Jay Cutler. After him are Michael Reiziger, Kristen Wiig, Oscar De La Hoya, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Paulo Fonseca, and Semmy Schilt.

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Among people born in Egypt, Essam El Hadary ranks 410 out of 520Before him are Alaa Al Aswany (1957), Penelope Delta (1874), Atef Ebeid (1932), Zakaria Mohieddin (1918), Ibrahim Mahlab (1949), and Ahmed Lutfi el-Sayed (1872). After him are Farag Foda (1946), Pope Heraclas of Alexandria (180), Ahmed Nazif (1952), Abdulrahman Fawzi (1909), Essam Sharaf (1952), and Julian Fellowes (1949).


Among soccer players born in Egypt, Essam El Hadary ranks 2Before him are Mohamed Salah (1992). After him are Abdulrahman Fawzi (1909), Mahmoud El-Gohary (1938), Hassan Shehata (1947), Mohamed Zidan (1981), Mido (1983), Hossam Hassan (1966), Mahmoud El Khatib (1954), Ahmed Hassan (1975), Mustafa Mansour (1914), and Avi Cohen (1956).

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