Gabriel Batistuta

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Gabriel Batistuta

Gabriel Omar Batistuta (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡaˈβɾjel oˈmaɾ βatisˈtuta]; born 1 February 1969) is an Argentine former professional footballer. During his playing career, Batistuta was nicknamed Batigol ([batiˈɣol]) as well as El Ángel Gabriel ([el ˌaŋxel ɣaˈβɾjel]; Spanish for Angel Gabriel). Regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, noted in particular for powerful strikes from volleys or from distance while on the run, in 1999, Batistuta placed third for the FIFA World Player of the Year award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gabriel Batistuta has received more than 2,579,468 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 88th most popular soccer player.

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  • 59

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.69

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Gabriel Batistuta ranks 88 out of 13,233Before him are Lucien Laurent, Silvio Piola, Ivica Osim, George Weah, Alcides Ghiggia, and Nándor Hidegkuti. After him are Gianni Rivera, Ștefan Kovács, Leo Beenhakker, José Nasazzi, Iker Casillas, and Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório.

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Among people born in 1969, Gabriel Batistuta ranks 10Before him are Gwen Stefani, Cate Blanchett, Oliver Kahn, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renée Zellweger, and Javier Bardem. After him are Edward Norton, Peter Dinklage, Matthew McConaughey, Linus Torvalds, Steffi Graf, and Dana International.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Gabriel Batistuta ranks 27 out of 659Before him are Leopoldo Galtieri (1926), Helenio Herrera (1910), Carlos Menem (1930), Mario Kempes (1954), César Pelli (1926), and Fernando de la Rúa (1937). After him are Carlos Reutemann (1942), Luis Monti (1901), Richard Walther Darré (1895), Reynaldo Bignone (1928), Diego Simeone (1970), and Alberto Granado (1922).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Argentina

Among soccer players born in Argentina, Gabriel Batistuta ranks 8Before him are Diego Maradona (1960), Lionel Messi (1987), Omar Sívori (1935), Guillermo Stábile (1905), Helenio Herrera (1910), and Mario Kempes (1954). After him are Luis Monti (1901), Mauricio Pochettino (1972), César Luis Menotti (1938), Daniel Passarella (1953), Javier Zanetti (1973), and Francisco Varallo (1910).

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