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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 3,055,844 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Ian Rush is the 440th most popular soccer player (up from 527th in 2019), the 1,354th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,463rd in 2019) and the 22nd most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 44

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  • 6.36

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Ian Rush ranks 440 out of 16,880Before him are Luis del Sol, Lajos Tichy, Quini, Harry Gregg, Masanori Tokita, and Gianluca Vialli. After him are Simone Inzaghi, Tite, Jorge Solari, Alan Shearer, Hisao Kami, and Hifuyo Uchida.

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Among people born in 1961, Ian Rush ranks 55Before him are Macky Sall, Boy George, Ben Johnson, Iain Glen, Kalpana Chawla, and Arnaldur Indriðason. After him are Tite, Martin Gore, Íngrid Betancourt, Wade Williams, Elizabeth McGovern, and Bidhya Devi Bhandari.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ian Rush ranks 1,354 out of 7,765Before him are Claire Forlani (1971), Alma Reville (1899), David Hartley (1705), Harry Gregg (1932), R. G. Collingwood (1889), and Dave Evans (1953). After him are Margaret Stewart, Dauphine of France (1424), Mark Rylance (1960), Geezer Butler (1949), Robert Darwin (1766), Arthur Machen (1863), and Alan Shearer (1970).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Ian Rush ranks 22Before him are Gary Lineker (1960), Wayne Rooney (1985), Brian Clough (1935), Steven Gerrard (1980), John Charles (1931), and Harry Gregg (1932). After him are Alan Shearer (1970), John Toshack (1949), Frank Lampard (1978), Roger Byrne (1929), Herbert Kilpin (1870), and Fergus Suter (1857).