Jefferson Farfán

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Jefferson Agustín Farfán Guadalupe (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈɟʝefeɾsoɱ faɾˈfan]; born 26 October 1984) is a Peruvian professional footballer who mainly plays as a forward or winger for Alianza Lima and the Peru national football team. Commonly known as Farfán or the nickname Foquita (Spanish for Little Seal), he is known for his speed and technical ability and was one of the best providers of assists during his time in the Bundesliga.Farfán began his career with Deportivo Municipal and Alianza Lima; the latter club saw him make his professional debut in 2001. In 2002, Farfán was highlighted as one of the next best players of Peruvian football and a year later, won his second Primera División title. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jefferson Farfán has received more than 970,186 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Jefferson Farfán is the 2,783rd most popular soccer player (down from 1,891st in 2019), the 98th most popular biography from Peru (down from 70th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Peruvian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Jefferson Farfán ranks 2,783 out of 16,923Before him are Philippe Gondet, Waldemar Victorino, Halil Altıntop, David James, Josimar, and Ernesto Castano. After him are Fredy Guarín, Kevin Trapp, Sebastian Kehl, Jürgen Kurbjuhn, Nélson Semedo, and Ricardo Oliveira.

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Among people born in 1984, Jefferson Farfán ranks 70Before him are Ku Hye-sun, Katie Melua, Sasha Vujačić, Andriy Pyatov, Carmelo Anthony, and Yun Hyon-seok. After him are Sulley Muntari, Daniel Agger, Nilmar, Duffy, Yesung, and Garrett Hedlund.

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Among people born in Peru, Jefferson Farfán ranks 98 out of 196Before him are Mario de las Casas (1905), Manuel Candamo (1841), José Rufino Echenique (1808), Juan Guevara (1882), Eduardo Astengo (1909), and Antonio Arenas (1808). After him are Luis Llosa (1951), Zenón Noriega Agüero (1900), Jorge Pardon (1905), Luis José de Orbegoso (1795), Alexis Amore (1978), and Lizardo Montero Flores (1832).

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Among soccer players born in Peru, Jefferson Farfán ranks 13Before him are Víctor Benítez (1935), Paolo Guerrero (1984), Alberto Gallardo (1940), Alejandro Villanueva (1908), Mario de las Casas (1905), and Eduardo Astengo (1909). After him are Jorge Pardon (1905), Marcos Calderón (1928), Plácido Galindo (1906), Arturo Fernández Meyzán (1906), Demetrio Neyra (1908), and Julio Lores (1908).