Ian Rush

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Ian James Rush (born 20 October 1961) is a Welsh former professional footballer who played as a forward. At club level Rush played for Liverpool from 1980–1987 and 1988–1996. He is the club's all-time leading goalscorer, having scored a total of 346 goals in all competitions at the club. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ian Rush has received more than 2,680,696 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Ian Rush is the 527th most popular soccer player (up from 529th in 2019), the 1,464th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,474th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 3.75

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Among soccer players, Ian Rush ranks 527 out of 16,923Before him are Zdeněk Zeman, Javier Clemente, Pepe, Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck, Mario Corso, and Kiyoshi Tomizawa. After him are Christian Karembeu, Shigeru Takahashi, Anghel Iordănescu, Ján Popluhár, Tarcisio Burgnich, and Hugo Meisl.

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Among people born in 1961, Ian Rush ranks 55Before him are Jared Harris, Yanis Varoufakis, Martin Gore, Tom Ford, Wayne Gretzky, and Lea Thompson. After him are Iain Glen, Heather Locklear, Guido Buchwald, Isiah Thomas, Alexandre Desplat, and Macky Sall.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ian Rush ranks 1,464 out of 6,924Before him are Reginald Pole (1500), Glenda Jackson (1936), Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin (1914), Kim Wilde (1960), Guy Pearce (1967), and Simon Rattle (1955). After him are David Garrick (1717), Jeremiah Clarke (1674), Roland Joffé (1945), Frances Fisher (1952), Peg Entwistle (1908), and Christopher Isherwood (1904).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Ian Rush ranks 23Before him are Steven Gerrard (1980), John Charles (1931), Harry Gregg (1932), Gary Lineker (1960), Jack Charlton (1935), and Wayne Rooney (1985). After him are Herbert Kilpin (1870), Peter Bonetti (1941), Alan Shearer (1970), Roger Byrne (1929), Paul Scholes (1974), and William Foulke (1874).