Gabriel Batistuta

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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 strikers 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 3,214,760 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Gabriel Batistuta is the 92nd most popular soccer player (down from 88th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Argentina (up from 27th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Argentinean Soccer Player.

Gabriel Batistuta is most famous for being a retired Argentine footballer.

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Among soccer players, Gabriel Batistuta ranks 92 out of 16,923Before him are Richard Møller Nielsen, Gianluigi Buffon, Nándor Hidegkuti, Hristo Stoichkov, Bebeto, and George Weah. After him are Telmo Zarra, Bobby Robson, Leo Beenhakker, Lucien Laurent, Jürgen Klinsmann, and Ivica Osim.

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Among people born in 1969, Gabriel Batistuta ranks 11Before him are Cate Blanchett, Oliver Kahn, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Matthew McConaughey, Javier Bardem, and Renée Zellweger. After him are Edward Norton, Gerard Butler, Linus Torvalds, Peter Dinklage, Steffi Graf, and Felix Baumgartner.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Gabriel Batistuta ranks 24 out of 900Before him are Mercedes Sosa (1935), Mario Kempes (1954), Leopoldo Galtieri (1926), Guillermo Stábile (1905), Helenio Herrera (1910), and Carlos Menem (1930). After him are Carlos Reutemann (1942), Marcelo Bielsa (1955), César Luis Menotti (1938), Manuel Belgrano (1770), Richard Walther Darré (1895), 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), Mario Kempes (1954), Guillermo Stábile (1905), and Helenio Herrera (1910). After him are César Luis Menotti (1938), Daniel Passarella (1953), Luis Monti (1901), Javier Zanetti (1973), Osvaldo Ardiles (1952), and Raimundo Orsi (1901).