Javad Nekounam

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Javad Nekounam (Persian: جواد نکونام‎; born 7 September 1980) is an Iranian retired footballer who played as a central midfielder. He is currently the manager of Foolad FC. He spent most of his professional career with Pas and Spain's Osasuna, appearing in 197 official games and scoring 31 goals over his two spells with the latter club and also being team captain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Javad Nekounam has received more than 271,899 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. Javad Nekounam is the 4,620th most popular soccer player (down from 4,135th in 2019), the 347th most popular biography from Iran (down from 294th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Iranian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Javad Nekounam ranks 4,620 out of 16,923Before him are Stefano Borgonovo, Oliver Reck, Toru Sano, Wilfried Hannes, Justo Villar, and Hassan Nader. After him are Kazuo Echigo, Richard Dutruel, Marco Parolo, Manuel Negrete Arias, Tiémoué Bakayoko, and Guillermo Yávar.

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Among people born in 1980, Javad Nekounam ranks 200Before him are Dolph Ziggler, Lane Garrison, Miguel Monteiro, Javier Chevantón, Drew Fuller, and Mamiko Noto. After him are Brandão, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Dimitris Diamantidis, Karolina Gočeva, Joanna Angel, and Volker Bruch.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Javad Nekounam ranks 347 out of 463Before him are Manouchehr Mottaki (1953), Jasmin Tabatabai (1967), Hossein Rezazadeh (1978), Vahid Hashemian (1976), Caucher Birkar (1978), and Shahab Hosseini (1974). After him are Khodadad Azizi (1971), Hossein Shahabi (1967), Cumrun Vafa (1960), Hadi Khosroshahi (1939), Rosie Malek-Yonan (1965), and Iraj Danaeifard (1951).

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Among soccer players born in Iran, Javad Nekounam ranks 10Before him are Ali Parvin (1946), Afshin Ghotbi (1964), Mehdi Mahdavikia (1977), Ali Karimi (1978), Sardar Azmoun (1995), and Vahid Hashemian (1976). After him are Khodadad Azizi (1971), Iraj Danaeifard (1951), Ashkan Dejagah (1986), Karim Bagheri (1974), Masoud Shojaei (1984), and Yahya Golmohammadi (1971).