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Klaas-Jan Huntelaar

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Dirk Jan Klaas "Klaas-Jan" Huntelaar (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌklaːˌʃɑn ˈɦʏntəlaːr] ; born 12 August 1983) is a Dutch former professional footballer who played as a striker. Huntelaar played for PSV, De Graafschap, AGOVV Apeldoorn, Heerenveen, Ajax, Real Madrid and Milan, before joining Schalke 04 in August 2010, for whom he was the top goalscorer in the 2011–12 Bundesliga with 29 league goals. Huntelaar is also Schalke's second highest goalscorer of all time, behind Klaus Fischer.Huntelaar was named Dutch Football Talent of the Year and Ajax "Player of the Year" in 2006, and was a part of the Dutch side that won the 2006 UEFA U-21 Championship where he became the tournament's leading goalscorer and received the player of the tournament award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has received more than 3,324,143 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar is the 679th most popular soccer player (up from 823rd in 2019), the 346th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 366th in 2019) and the 35th most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar ranks 679 out of 16,880Before him are Sven Tumba, Pak Doo-ik, Pepe Reina, Dejan Stanković, Fernando Morientes, and Eizo Yuguchi. After him are Adolfo Pedernera, Rüştü Reçber, Alexis Sánchez, Giovane Élber, Dino Sani, and Guido Buchwald.

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Among people born in 1983, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar ranks 16Before him are Henry Cavill, Pepe, Robin van Persie, Ricardo Quaresma, Donald Glover, and Philipp Lahm. After him are Adam Driver, Mila Kunis, Yaya Touré, Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ, Rafael van der Vaart, and Alina Kabaeva.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar ranks 346 out of 1,427Before him are Floris I, Count of Holland (1025), Aad de Mos (1947), James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth (1649), Barent Fabritius (1624), Hans van Breukelen (1956), and Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau (1968). After him are John de Mol Jr. (1955), Frits Philips (1905), Princess Marie of the Netherlands (1841), Aldo van Eyck (1918), Piet de Jong (1915), and Lou Ottens (1926).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar ranks 35Before him are Sjaak Swart (1938), Mark van Bommel (1977), Phillip Cocu (1970), Jordi Cruyff (1974), Aad de Mos (1947), and Hans van Breukelen (1956). After him are Memphis Depay (1994), Faas Wilkes (1923), Rafael van der Vaart (1983), Ronald de Boer (1970), Willy van der Kuijlen (1946), and Ruud Geels (1948).

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