Kalidou Koulibaly

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Kalidou Koulibaly

Kalidou Koulibaly (born 20 June 1991) is a professional footballer who plays as centre back for Serie A club Napoli and captains the Senegal national team. Often regarded as one of the best defenders in the world, Koulibaly earned a place in The Guardian's 100 Best Male Footballers in 2019, where he was listed as the third-best centre back in the world.Koulibaly began his professional club career with French team Metz in 2010, before moving to Belgian club Genk in 2012, winning the Belgian Cup in his first season. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kalidou Koulibaly has received more than 1,826,062 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,863rd most popular soccer player.

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  • 2.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Kalidou Koulibaly ranks 1,859 out of 13,233Before him are Abel Braga, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Luiz Gervazoni, Tomáš Rosický, Ricardo Rocha, and Bryan Robson. After him are David Kipiani, Yevhen Rudakov, Giovanni Galli, Oleksiy Mykhaylychenko, Edmundo Piaggio, and Mauro Silva.

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Among people born in 1991, Kalidou Koulibaly ranks 19Before him are Kevin De Bruyne, Tyler, the Creator, Jorginho, Simona Halep, Emma Roberts, and Shailene Woodley. After him are Danilo, Emily Ratajkowski, Marc Bartra, Lena Meyer-Landrut, Alex Sandro, and Joël Matip.

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In France

Among people born in France, Kalidou Koulibaly ranks 3,103 out of 4,109Before him are Cécilia Attias (1957), Princess Marie of Denmark (1976), Louis de Freycinet (1779), Pierre Emmanuel (1916), Armand Penverne (1926), and Edmond Laguerre (1834). After him are Otto Froitzheim (1884), Colette Besson (1946), Joseph Ducreux (1735), Maxime Rodinson (1915), Joseph Roumanille (1818), and Henry Bataille (1872).


Among soccer players born in France, Kalidou Koulibaly ranks 88Before him are Bafétimbi Gomis (1985), Adil Rami (1985), Robert Herbin (1939), Alfred Aston (1912), André-Pierre Gignac (1985), and Armand Penverne (1926). After him are Grégory Coupet (1972), Christophe Dugarry (1972), Maxime Bossis (1955), Frédéric Kanouté (1977), Bernard Genghini (1958), and Joseph Bonnel (1939).

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