Gary Medel

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Gary Medel

Gary Alexis Medel Soto (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈɡaɾi meˈðel]; born 3 August 1987) is a Chilean professional footballer who plays for Italian club Bologna as a defensive midfielder. However, he can also play as a defender, and has even been deployed as a centre-back throughout his career, as well as in midfield. Medel has played club football with several teams in numerous countries, starting out with Chilean side Universidad Católica, and later playing for Argentine side Boca Juniors, Spanish side Sevilla, Premier League side Cardiff City, and Italian side Inter Milan, before moving to Beşiktaş in Turkey in 2017. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gary Medel has received more than 951,408 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,942nd most popular soccer player.

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  • 950k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.09

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Gary Medel ranks 1,938 out of 13,233Before him are José Omar Pastoriza, Stéphane Chapuisat, Florin Răducioiu, Vicente Miera, František Veselý, and Guillermo Ochoa. After him are Aljoša Asanović, José Perácio, Mazinho Oliveira, Luiz Luz, Anatoli Maslyonkin, and Wagner Lopes.

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Among people born in 1987, Gary Medel ranks 44Before him are Sebastian Giovinco, Hatem Ben Arfa, Medhi Benatia, Karen Gillan, José Callejón, and Jamie Vardy. After him are Marco Simoncelli, Evan Peters, Sergio Romero, Wiz Khalifa, Iago Aspas, and Ramires.

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In Chile

Among people born in Chile, Gary Medel ranks 79 out of 152Before him are Juan Antonio Ríos (1888), José Joaquín Pérez (1801), Eliseo Salazar (1954), George Robledo (1926), Gonzalo Rojas (1917), and Guillermo Arellano (1908). After him are Eduardo Vargas (1989), Pedro Montt (1849), Nicolás Massú (1979), Germán Riesco (1854), Marcelo Ríos (1975), and Guillermo Riveros (1902).


Among soccer players born in Chile, Gary Medel ranks 17Before him are Arturo Torres Carrasco (1906), Roberto Rojas (1957), Jaime Ramírez (null), Carlos Caszely (1950), George Robledo (1926), and Guillermo Arellano (1908). After him are Eduardo Vargas (1989), Guillermo Riveros (1902), David Pizarro (1979), Alberto Fouilloux (null), Mauricio Isla (1988), and Jean Beausejour (1984).

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