Giorgio Chiellini

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Giorgio Chiellini (Italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒɔrdʒo kjelˈliːni, ˈdʒor-]; born 14 August 1984) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a defender and captains both Serie A club Juventus and the Italy national team. He is a physically strong and aggressive defender, and is considered one of the world's best centre-backs; he is also capable of playing as a left-back, both in a three or four-man defence. At club level, Chiellini began his career with Livorno in 2000, also later playing for Roma and Fiorentina, before moving to Juventus in 2005. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giorgio Chiellini has received more than 2,315,255 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Giorgio Chiellini is the 822nd most popular soccer player (down from 622nd in 2019), the 2,257th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,916th in 2019) and the 67th most popular Italian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Giorgio Chiellini ranks 822 out of 16,923. Before him are David Silva, Domingos da Guia, Sergio Busquets, Hiroshi Katayama, Marco Reus, and Oleg Salenko. After him are Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Antonio Di Natale, Phillip Cocu, Michio Yasuda, Marcos Alonso, and Metin Oktay.

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Among people born in 1984, Giorgio Chiellini ranks 19Before him are Alizée, Thiago Silva, Javier Mascherano, Basshunter, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Beren Saat. After him are Emmanuel Adebayor, Robert Kubica, Olivia Wilde, Santi Cazorla, Stephan Lichtsteiner, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead.

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Among people born in Italy, Giorgio Chiellini ranks 2,257 out of 4,088. Before him are Alessandro Salvio (1570), Luigi Cremona (1830), Mauro Bolognini (1922), Aldo Fabrizi (1905), Moretto da Brescia (1498), and Gianfrancesco I Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua (1395). After him are Bruno Rossi (1905), Pietro Aldobrandini (1571), Teodato Ipato (750), Temistocle Solera (1815), Antonio Di Natale (1977), and Alfredo Guzzoni (1877).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Giorgio Chiellini ranks 67Before him are Pietro Rava (1916), Luigi Allemandi (1903), Simone Inzaghi (1976), Demetrio Albertini (1971), Roberto Bettega (1950), and Delio Onnis (1948). After him are Antonio Di Natale (1977), Mauro Tassotti (1960), Luigi Simoni (1939), Ferruccio Valcareggi (1919), Franco Causio (1949), and Gino Colaussi (1914).

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