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John Arne Riise

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John Arne Semundseth Riise (born 24 September 1980) is a Norwegian professional football manager and player who played as a left back and a left midfielder. He is currently the manager of Toppserien club Avaldsnes, whilst also playing for their men's side in the Norwegian fifth tier. With 110 caps, Riise is the most capped player for the Norway national team. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Arne Riise has received more than 1,725,639 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). John Arne Riise is the 2,330th most popular soccer player (down from 1,661st in 2019), the 281st most popular biography from Norway (down from 250th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Norwegian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, John Arne Riise ranks 2,330 out of 16,880Before him are Alketas Panagoulias, Leen Vente, Harry Andersson, Louis Saha, Juan Francisco Lombardo, and Andrés Palop. After him are Marco Simone, Daniel Killer, Giorgos Karagounis, Ashley Young, Brian Steen Nielsen, and Guglielmo Gabetto.

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Among people born in 1980, John Arne Riise ranks 80Before him are Luke Hemsworth, Christian Poulsen, Gong Hyo-jin, Rebel Wilson, Sam Riley, and Nick Carter. After him are Artur Boruc, Dani Güiza, Alistair Overeem, Theofanis Gekas, Dan Bilzerian, and Jolin Tsai.

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Among people born in Norway, John Arne Riise ranks 281 out of 927Before him are Adolph Tidemand (1814), John Lyng (1905), Paul Egede (1708), Sam Eyde (1866), Roy Jacobsen (1954), and Hans Nielsen Hauge (1771). After him are Kitty Lange Kielland (1843), Gunnar Sønsteby (1918), Ole Jacob Broch (1818), Ståle Solbakken (1968), Otto Sinding (1842), and Gjermund Eggen (1941).


Among soccer players born in Norway, John Arne Riise ranks 8Before him are Nils Arne Eggen (1941), Alf-Inge Håland (1972), Jørgen Juve (1906), Arnfinn Bergmann (1928), Arne Brustad (1912), and Nils Eriksen (1911). After him are Ståle Solbakken (1968), Thorbjørn Svenssen (1924), Sverre Hansen (1913), Jørn Andersen (1963), Magnar Isaksen (1910), and Øivind Holmsen (1912).