Joe Cole

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Joseph John Cole (born 8 November 1981) is an English football coach and former professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder or winger in the Premier League, Ligue 1, League One and United Soccer League. Cole started his career with West Ham United, where, after breaking into the first team in January 1999, he played more than 120 Premier League games over five seasons. He was one of a number of players who left West Ham in the summer of 2003, after the club had been relegated to the Football League First Division, with Cole signing for Chelsea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Cole has received more than 3,200,722 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Joe Cole is the 2,637th most popular soccer player (up from 2,719th in 2019), the 3,510th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,444th in 2019) and the 103rd most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Joe Cole ranks 2,637 out of 16,923Before him are Abdelmajid Dolmy, Ernie Brandts, Marc Bartra, Saeed Al-Owairan, Kozo Tashima, and Winston Bogarde. After him are Marquinhos, Klas Ingesson, Sergi Roberto, Niginho, Yuto Nagatomo, and Gordon Strachan.

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Among people born in 1981, Joe Cole ranks 101Before him are Cho Yeo-jeong, Engin Akyürek, Jesse Williams, Michiel Huisman, Luisão, and Clive Standen. After him are Lleyton Hewitt, Nicolás Burdisso, Andreas Isaksson, Jang Na-ra, Lucho González, and Volkan Demirel.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Joe Cole ranks 3,510 out of 6,924Before him are L. S. Lowry (1887), John Julius Norwich (1929), Clive Standen (1981), George Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen (1946), Mick Hucknall (1960), and Izaak Walton (1593). After him are Ninian (360), Innes Ireland (1930), Gordon Strachan (1957), Alex Higgins (1949), Suze Randall (1946), and Bev Bevan (1944).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Joe Cole ranks 103Before him are Jimmy McGrory (1904), Harry Kane (1993), Ted Drake (1912), Joe Jordan (1951), Sam Allardyce (1954), and Ian Wright (1963). After him are Gordon Strachan (1957), Alan Ball Jr. (1945), Vivian Campbell (1962), Walter Winterbottom (1913), Terry Venables (1943), and Robbie Fowler (1975).