John Arne Riise

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John Arne Semundseth Riise (born 24 September 1980) is a Norwegian former professional footballer who played as a left back and a left midfielder. With 110 caps, he is the most capped player for the Norway national team. He was named in the Norway squad for UEFA Euro 2000 but did not play in the tournament. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Arne Riise has received more than 1,368,004 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). John Arne Riise is the 1,663rd most popular soccer player (down from 1,652nd in 2019), the 251st most popular biography from Norway (down from 229th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Norwegian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, John Arne Riise ranks 1,663 out of 16,923Before him are Zlatko Zahovič, Ján Pivarník, Andrija Anković, Mauro Silva, Diego, and Masafumi Yokoyama. After him are Dominique Rocheteau, Carlo Ceresoli, Jurica Jerković, Serginho, José Iraragorri, and David Alaba.

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Among people born in 1980, John Arne Riise ranks 55Before him are Kate Ryan, Gabriel Milito, Jo Jung-suk, Angelos Charisteas, Seydou Keita, and Cansu Dere. After him are Venus Williams, Martín Demichelis, Ben Whishaw, Laura Prepon, Jason Segel, and Marit Bjørgen.

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Among people born in Norway, John Arne Riise ranks 251 out of 735Before him are Sam Eyde (1866), Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (1961), Gunnar Knudsen (1848), Finn Christian Jagge (1966), Jon Ola Sand (1961), and Thoralf Skolem (1887). After him are Peder Balke (1804), Anita Hegerland (1961), Johan Sebastian Welhaven (1807), Anathon Aall (1867), Arne Brustad (1912), and Marit Bjørgen (1980).


Among soccer players born in Norway, John Arne Riise ranks 5Before him are Ole Gunnar Solskjær (1973), Jørgen Juve (1906), Alf-Inge Håland (1972), and Thorbjørn Svenssen (1924). After him are Arne Brustad (1912), Arnfinn Bergmann (1928), John Carew (1979), Nils Eriksen (1911), Jørn Andersen (1963), Ståle Solbakken (1968), and Nils Arne Eggen (1941).