Idrissa Gueye

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Idrissa Gana Gueye (born 26 September 1989) is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Senegal national team. Starting his career at Diambars in his native Senegal, Gueye joined French club Lille's reserve side in 2008. He would go on to play for the side's first team from 2010 to 2015, winning a Ligue 1 and Coupe de France double in 2011, before moving to England with Aston Villa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Idrissa Gueye has received more than 1,721,417 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Idrissa Gueye is the 3,463rd most popular soccer player (up from 3,575th in 2019), the 23rd most popular biography from Senegal and the 7th most popular Senegalese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Idrissa Gueye ranks 3,463 out of 16,923Before him are Abdeljalil Hadda, Carlos Kameni, Owen Hargreaves, Zvjezdan Misimović, Marcos Llorente, and Miroslav Kadlec. After him are Jonas Thern, Shigemitsu Sudo, Gary Medel, José Bosingwa, Federico Balzaretti, and Goran Vlaović.

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Among people born in 1989, Idrissa Gueye ranks 72Before him are Can Yaman, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, Eduardo Vargas, Carlos Vela, Jessica Jung, and Brenton Thwaites. After him are Theo Walcott, Sven Bender, Adèle Haenel, Marko Arnautović, Lars Bender, and Victoria Azarenka.

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Among people born in Senegal, Idrissa Gueye ranks 23 out of 97Before him are Mame Madior Boye (1940), Ibrahim Ba (1973), El Hadji Diouf (1981), Habib Thiam (1933), Aliou Cissé (1976), and Mahammed Dionne (1959). After him are Cheikh Hamidou Kane (1928), Habib Koité (1958), Baaba Maal (1953), Khalilou Fadiga (1974), MC Solaar (1969), and Mamadou Niang (1979).


Among soccer players born in Senegal, Idrissa Gueye ranks 7Before him are Patrick Vieira (1976), Patrice Evra (1981), Sadio Mané (1992), Ibrahim Ba (1973), El Hadji Diouf (1981), and Aliou Cissé (1976). After him are Khalilou Fadiga (1974), Mamadou Niang (1979), Papa Bouba Diop (1978), Papiss Cissé (1985), Henri Camara (1977), and Tony Sylva (1975).

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