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 47,155 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. John Eriksen is the 2,234th most popular soccer player (up from 2,285th in 2019), the 441st most popular biography from Denmark (down from 415th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, John Eriksen ranks 2,234 out of 16,880Before him are Manga, Pedro Vallana, Ramón Guzmán, Rubén Sosa, Fernando Morena, and Marko Pantelić. After him are Giancarlo De Sisti, Mateo Kovačić, Natalio Perinetti, Virgilio Fossati, Jiří Tichý, and László Kiss.

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Among people born in 1957, John Eriksen ranks 224Before him are Prince Jean of Luxembourg, Mario Grech, Joël Bats, Gary Lewis, Michael Bowen, and Chris Wedge. After him are Michael Hurst, Abu Ali al-Anbari, Jean-Philippe Toussaint, Faruk Hadžibegić, Evelyn Ashford, and Fabrizio Meoni. Among people deceased in 2002, John Eriksen ranks 204Before him are George Nader, Jean Dockx, Andre DeToth, Lance Macklin, Vernon A. Walters, and Ramiro de León Carpio. After him are Carmelo Bene, Michel Boisrond, Sanya Dharmasakti, Richard Helms, Damon Knight, and R. M. Hare.

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Among people born in Denmark, John Eriksen ranks 441 out of 893Before him are Karen Hoff (1921), Urban Gad (1879), Christian Poulsen (1980), Lauge Koch (1892), Christian Emil Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs (1817), and Else Alfelt (1910). After him are Princess Sophia Hedwig of Denmark (1677), Ole Beich (1955), Tom Belsø (1942), Oswald of Worcester (1000), Jan Heintze (1963), and Nicklas Bendtner (1988).


Among soccer players born in Denmark, John Eriksen ranks 23Before him are Kasper Schmeichel (1986), Lars Høgh (1959), Johnny Hansen (1943), Karl Aage Præst (1922), Lars Olsen (1961), and Christian Poulsen (1980). After him are Jan Heintze (1963), Nicklas Bendtner (1988), Brian Steen Nielsen (1968), Thomas Gravesen (1976), Ole Madsen (1934), and Kim Vilfort (1962).