Jermain Defoe

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Jermain Colin Defoe (born 7 October 1982) is an English former professional footballer who played as a striker. He also played for the England national team. Defoe began his career with Charlton Athletic, joining their youth team aged 14, before moving to West Ham United aged 16 and rising through the ranks. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jermain Defoe has received more than 5,877,595 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Jermain Defoe is the 4,087th most popular soccer player (down from 3,132nd in 2019), the 4,455th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,644th in 2019) and the 193rd most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Jermain Defoe ranks 4,087 out of 16,923Before him are Carlos Carvalhal, Mattia Perin, Óscar Pérez Rojas, Julen Guerrero, Oceano Cruz, and Stiliyan Petrov. After him are Nenad Đorđević, Masaaki Mori, Valdir Benedito, Matuzalém, Jong Tae-se, and Adem Ljajić.

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Among people born in 1982, Jermain Defoe ranks 164Before him are Lee Min-jung, Tomasz Kuszczak, Kelly Clarkson, Lily Rabe, Tommy Robredo, and Mamuka Bakhtadze. After him are Pierre Webó, Jaycee Chan, Paolo Giordano, Han Ga-in, Svetlana Loboda, and Vincent Enyeama.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jermain Defoe ranks 4,455 out of 6,924Before him are David O'Leary (1958), Tracey Emin (1963), Alan Cox (1968), Richard Brake (1964), Peter Cook (1937), and George Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll (1823). After him are Lionel Atwill (1885), Allan McNish (1969), Jet Harris (1939), Ian Livingstone (1949), Steve-O (1974), and Binnie Barnes (1903).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Jermain Defoe ranks 193Before him are Bob Crompton (1879), Trent Alexander-Arnold (1998), George Moorhouse (1901), Danny Welbeck (1990), Gerry Byrne (1938), and David O'Leary (1958). After him are Alex Miller (1949), Graham Taylor (1944), Andrew Robertson (1994), Joe Spence (1898), Francis Lee (1944), and Derek Kevan (1935).