John Eriksen

1957 - 2002

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John Hartmann Eriksen (20 November 1957 – 12 February 2002) was a Danish footballer who played as a striker. He scored 319 league goals over the course of 15 seasons. He played in four countries, namely his native Denmark, the Netherlands, France and Switzerland. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Eriksen has received more than 43,154 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. John Eriksen is the 2,287th most popular soccer player, the 415th most popular biography from Denmark and the 25th most popular Danish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, John Eriksen ranks 2,287 out of 16,923Before him are Vicente Miera, Massimo Carrera, Fritz Keller, Michael Carrick, Zdravko Rajkov, and Ivan Vutsov. After him are Georges Heylens, Eduard Mudrik, Yannick Carrasco, Erich Srbek, Samir Handanović, and Benito Lorenzi.

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Among people born in 1957, John Eriksen ranks 220Before him are Koji Suzuki, Mario Van Peebles, Robert Sapolsky, Masako Yoshida, Mona Sahlin, and Salim Idris. After him are Michaëlle Jean, Kevin Pollak, Vinny Appice, Siouxsie Sioux, Mona Simpson, and Tony Abbott. Among people deceased in 2002, John Eriksen ranks 192Before him are Norihito, Prince Takamado, John Baptist Wu, Ong Teng Cheong, Ekrem Akurgal, Jean Dockx, and Kakhi Asatiani. After him are Kevin Smith, Sanya Dharmasakti, Gregorio Fuentes, Sándor Mátrai, Pasieguito, and David Todd Wilkinson.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, John Eriksen ranks 415 out of 783Before him are Sofie Gråbøl (1968), Emil Hartmann (1836), Gustav Winckler (1925), Jan Heintze (1963), Kasper Schmeichel (1986), and Christian Albrecht Bluhme (1794). After him are Bodil Joensen (1944), Søren Kragh-Jacobsen (1947), Greta Andersen (1927), Knud Kristensen (1880), Johan Henrik Deuntzer (1845), and Lone Scherfig (1959).


Among soccer players born in Denmark, John Eriksen ranks 25Before him are Ole Madsen (1934), Lars Olsen (1961), Johnny Hansen (1943), Christian Poulsen (1980), Jan Heintze (1963), and Kasper Schmeichel (1986). After him are Flemming Povlsen (1966), Brian Steen Nielsen (1968), Simon Kjær (1989), Ebbe Sand (1972), Henning Enoksen (1935), and Ivan Nielsen (1956).