Laurent Blanc

1965 - Today

Laurent Blanc

Laurent Robert Blanc (French pronunciation: ​[loʁɑ̃ blɑ̃]; born 19 November 1965) is a French professional football manager and former player. He was most recently the manager of Paris Saint-Germain. He has the nickname Le Président, which was given to him following his stint at Marseille in tribute to his leadership skills.Blanc played professional football for numerous clubs, including Montpellier, Napoli, Barcelona, Marseille, Inter Milan and Manchester United, often operating in the sweeper position. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Laurent Blanc has received more than 1,826,029 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 173rd most popular soccer player.

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  • 51

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  • 8.55

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  • 2.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Laurent Blanc ranks 172 out of 13,233Before him are Thierry Henry, Toshio Hirabayashi, Sergio Ramos, Filippo Inzaghi, Ruud Krol, and Kazu Naoki. After him are Grzegorz Lato, Lorenzo Buffon, Luka Modrić, Allan Simonsen, Aimé Jacquet, and Pedro Cea.

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Among people born in 1965, Laurent Blanc ranks 17Before him are Björk, Waris Dirie, Brandon Lee, Dr. Dre, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Slash. After him are Ben Stiller, Brooke Shields, José Luis Chilavert, Rodney King, Princess Stéphanie of Monaco, and Gong Li.

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Among people born in France, Laurent Blanc ranks 1,226 out of 4,109Before him are Georges Duby (1919), Princess Maria Amélia of Brazil (1831), Prince Louis, Duke of Nemours (1814), Michel Serres (1930), Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc (1580), and Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre (1749). After him are Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy (1435), Paul Gachet (1828), Pierre Mignard (1612), Charles Marie de La Condamine (1701), Guy, Count of Flanders (1226), and Francis II, Duke of Brittany (1435).


Among soccer players born in France, Laurent Blanc ranks 10Before him are Lucien Laurent (1907), Eric Cantona (1966), Franck Ribéry (1983), Antoine Griezmann (1991), Didier Deschamps (1968), and Thierry Henry (1977). After him are Aimé Jacquet (1941), Karim Benzema (1987), Lilian Thuram (1972), Fabien Barthez (1971), David Trezeguet (1977), and Raymond Domenech (1952).

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