Junior Malanda

1994 - 2015

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Bernard Malanda-Adje (28 August 1994 – 10 January 2015), nicknamed Junior Malanda, was a Belgian professional footballer who last played for German club VfL Wolfsburg as a defensive midfielder.He was a youth team player at Brussels, Anderlecht and Lille, going on to play in the reserve team of the latter. In 2012, he joined Zulte Waregem, and was a regular player as they finished runners-up of the 2012–13 Belgian Pro League. After that he was signed by Wolfsburg of the Bundesliga on a five-year contract, loaning him back for the first season before recalling him. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Junior Malanda has received more than 404,615 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Junior Malanda is the 7,927th most popular soccer player (down from 6,319th in 2019), the 780th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 591st in 2019) and the 152nd most popular Belgian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Junior Malanda ranks 7,927 out of 16,923Before him are Zé Kalanga, Antoine Sibierski, Yoshinori Higashikawa, Michael Lang, Yumi Tomei, and Marko Livaja. After him are Julio César Pinheiro, Martin Buchan, Mohamed Tchité, Ademir Santos, Marlon Ayoví, and Seko Fofana.

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Among people born in 1994, Junior Malanda ranks 164Before him are Yvon Mvogo, Lauv, Karim Rekik, Maren Lundby, Lazar Marković, and Kang Seung-yoon. After him are Lee Hye-ri, Elina Born, Gianni Moscon, Justin Prentice, Léo Dubois, and David Babunski. Among people deceased in 2015, Junior Malanda ranks 447Before him are Vadym Tyshchenko, Ronnie Carroll, Muath Al-Kasasbeh, Olene Walker, Jerome Kersey, and Richard Corliss. After him are Annarita Sidoti, Charles Kennedy, Olga Syahputra, Gregory Mertens, Sean Price, and Howard Davis Jr..

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Among people born in Belgium, Junior Malanda ranks 780 out of 899Before him are Tom De Mul (1986), Prince Emmanuel of Belgium (2005), Zakaria Bakkali (1996), Laura Tesoro (1996), Serge Baguet (1969), and Maxime Lestienne (1992). After him are Iljo Keisse (1982), Victor Campenaerts (1991), Koenraad Elst (1959), Niko Eeckhout (1970), Nafissatou Thiam (1994), and Elise Mertens (1995).


Among soccer players born in Belgium, Junior Malanda ranks 152Before him are Alexis Saelemaekers (1999), Frédéric Herpoel (1974), Sébastien Pocognoli (1987), Tom De Mul (1986), Zakaria Bakkali (1996), and Maxime Lestienne (1992). After him are Philippe Léonard (1974), Leander Dendoncker (1995), Franky Vandendriessche (1971), Maarten Martens (1984), Gregory Mertens (1991), and Gaëtan Englebert (1976).