Ignazio Abate

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Ignazio Abate

Ignazio Abate (Italian pronunciation: [iɲˈɲattsjo aˈbaːte]; born 12 November 1986) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a full-back. A former winger, he is also capable of playing as a wide midfielder or as a wing-back, and has even been used as a centre-back on occasion; he is renowned for his stamina, quick sprints, and ability to make attacking runs down the right flank. In his prime, he was one of the fastest players in the top leagues of European football.Abate started playing football with amateur club Rescaldina, before joining Milan's youth system in 1999 and making his professional debut for the club in December 2003. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ignazio Abate has received more than 605,036 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,357th most popular soccer player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.36

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Ignazio Abate ranks 2,353 out of 13,233Before him are Gabriel Calderón, Birgit Prinz, John Heitinga, Juan Esnáider, Alexandre Lacazette, and Levir Culpi. After him are El Hadji Diouf, Philippe Gondet, Ikuo Takahara, Policarpo Ribeiro de Oliveira, Kazumi Tsubota, and Joe Mercer.

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Among people born in 1986, Ignazio Abate ranks 74Before him are Kim Hyun-joong, Marie Avgeropoulos, Oliver Sykes, Dane DeHaan, João Moutinho, and Holland Roden. After him are Richard Gasquet, Agnez Mo, Yoann Gourcuff, Maria Ozawa, Renaud Lavillenie, and Cristián Zapata.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Ignazio Abate ranks 2,663 out of 3,282Before him are Roberto Pruzzo (1955), Nichi Vendola (1958), Marco Di Vaio (1976), Aldo Donati (1910), Sergio Amidei (1904), and Carlo Facetti (1935). After him are Carlo Agostoni (1909), Daniela Dessì (1957), Franco Comotti (1906), Cristiano Lucarelli (1975), Gioacchino Guaragna (1908), and Francesca Schiavone (1980).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Ignazio Abate ranks 164Before him are Pierluigi Casiraghi (1969), Mario Bertini (1944), Sebastiano Rossi (1964), Roberto Pruzzo (1955), Marco Di Vaio (1976), and Aldo Donati (1910). After him are Cristiano Lucarelli (1975), Salvatore Sirigu (1987), Gianluigi Donnarumma (1999), Aldo Serena (1960), Lucidio Sentimenti (1920), and Giuseppe Giannini (1964).

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