Gerard Cieślik

1927 - 2013

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Gerard Cieślik (27 April 1927 – 3 November 2013), also known as Gienek, was a footballer of Ruch Chorzów (1949-1955 Unia Chorzów, 1956 Unia-Ruch Chorzów). Playing for the Poland national team, he is most noted for having scored two goals against the Soviet Union on 20 October 1957 at Stadion Śląski. The rather small striker (163 cm, 59 kg) was capped 45 times and scored 27 goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gerard Cieślik has received more than 33,311 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Gerard Cieślik is the 3,653rd most popular soccer player (down from 2,922nd in 2019), the 1,089th most popular biography from Poland (down from 975th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Polish Soccer Player.

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Over the past year Gerard Cieślik has had the most page views in the with 22,941 views, followed by English (5,310), and Russian (1,609). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Greek (244.09%), Ukrainian (40.59%), and Silesian (38.66%)


Among soccer players, Gerard Cieślik ranks 3,653 out of 21,273Before him are Patrick O'Connell, Stefan de Vrij, David Pegg, Óscar Córdoba, Héctor Veira, and Koichi Kudo. After him are Rıdvan Bolatlı, Ever Palacios, Kazuo Imanishi, Róbert Vittek, Mario Chaldú, and Rade Bogdanović.

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Among people born in 1927, Gerard Cieślik ranks 360Before him are Boots Randolph, McLean Stevenson, Erol Keskin, Bill Daily, Alfons Van Brandt, and Ermes Muccinelli. After him are Anne McLaren, Peter Mark Richman, Roberto Bussinello, Mehdi Hassan, Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi, and Birgit Brüel. Among people deceased in 2013, Gerard Cieślik ranks 362Before him are Lucyna Winnicka, Bill Smith, Phạm Duy, Giovanni Cheli, Denys de La Patellière, and Henry Taylor. After him are Mirja Hietamies, Santiago Santamaría, Andrei Panin, Nobuyuki Aihara, Medardo Joseph Mazombwe, and Cory Monteith.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Gerard Cieślik ranks 1,089 out of 1,694Before him are Ernestine Rose (1810), Jerzy Pawłowski (1932), Richard Friedrich Johannes Pfeiffer (1858), Zofia Kielan-Jaworowska (1925), Bronisław Kaper (1902), and Hans Lewy (1904). After him are Jan Werner (1946), Adam Kozłowiecki (1911), Broncia Koller-Pinell (1863), Jan Lechoń (1899), Konrad Krajewski (1963), and Wanda Wiłkomirska (1929).


Among soccer players born in Poland, Gerard Cieślik ranks 33Before him are Łukasz Piszczek (1985), Thadée Cisowski (1927), Mariusz Lewandowski (1979), Euzebiusz Smolarek (1981), Franciszek Smuda (1948), and Piotr Zieliński (1994). After him are Łukasz Fabiański (1985), Krzysztof Warzycha (1964), Joachim Marx (1944), Gerard Wodarz (1913), Antoni Szymanowski (1951), and Hubert Kostka (1940).