Gary Medel

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Gary Alexis Medel Soto (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈɡaɾi meˈðel]; born 3 August 1987) is a Chilean professional footballer who plays for Italian club Bologna and the Chile national team as a centre-back and a defensive midfielder. 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 1,200,447 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Gary Medel is the 3,466th most popular soccer player (down from 1,938th in 2019), the 125th most popular biography from Chile (down from 79th in 2019) and the 39th most popular Chilean Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Gary Medel ranks 3,466 out of 16,923Before him are Zvjezdan Misimović, Marcos Llorente, Miroslav Kadlec, Idrissa Gueye, Jonas Thern, and Shigemitsu Sudo. After him are José Bosingwa, Federico Balzaretti, Goran Vlaović, Oleg Romantsev, Peter Dubovský, and Lars Elstrup.

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Among people born in 1987, Gary Medel ranks 97Before him are Riley Steele, Nicole Aniston, Lucas Leiva, Özge Gürel, Mousa Dembélé, and Antonio Adán. After him are Mackenzie Davis, Moon Geun-young, Afrojack, Candice King, Loïc Rémy, and Mauro Zárate.

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Among people born in Chile, Gary Medel ranks 125 out of 225Before him are María Teresa Ruiz (1946), Alberto Fouilloux (1940), Eduardo Vargas (1989), Leonor Varela (1972), Horacio Muñoz (1896), and Eberardo Villalobos (1908). After him are Francisco Valdés (1943), Juan Aguilera (1903), Fernando González (1980), Armando Tobar (1938), Enrique Hormazábal (1931), and Cecilia Bolocco (1965).


Among soccer players born in Chile, Gary Medel ranks 39Before him are Alfonso Lara (1946), Mauricio Isla (1988), Alberto Fouilloux (1940), Eduardo Vargas (1989), Horacio Muñoz (1896), and Eberardo Villalobos (1908). After him are Francisco Valdés (1943), Juan Aguilera (1903), Armando Tobar (1938), Enrique Hormazábal (1931), Eduardo Bonvallet (1955), and Casimiro Torres (1906).

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