Luc Nilis

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Luc Gilbert Cyrille Nilis (born 25 May 1967) is a Belgian former professional footballer who played as a striker. He enjoyed a successful career in his native Belgium and, in particular, in the Netherlands with PSV. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luc Nilis has received more than 262,941 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Luc Nilis is the 2,440th most popular soccer player (down from 1,837th in 2019), the 553rd most popular biography from Belgium (down from 427th in 2019) and the 49th most popular Belgian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Luc Nilis ranks 2,440 out of 16,923Before him are Marcel Aubour, Shu Kamo, Bernd Storck, Kily González, Meho Kodro, and Pia Sundhage. After him are Marcelo Gallardo, Giovanni Lodetti, Carsten Jancker, Heitor Canalli, André Vandewyer, and Jasper Cillessen.

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Among people born in 1967, Luc Nilis ranks 164Before him are Günther, Simen Agdestein, Chad Channing, Alexia, Jorge Dely Valdés, and Meho Kodro. After him are Spencer Tunick, Markus Söder, Aslı Erdoğan, Nathalie Cardone, Jenny Shimizu, and Kelly Madison.

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Among people born in Belgium, Luc Nilis ranks 553 out of 899Before him are Jean Thissen (1946), Willy Planckaert (1944), Charles Delporte (1893), Tom Boonen (1980), Willy De Clercq (1927), and Louis Versyp (1908). After him are André Vandewyer (1909), Maurice Peeters (1882), Jean De Clercq (1905), Nicolas Hoydonckx (1900), Walter Meeuws (1951), and Jules Vandenpeereboom (1843).


Among soccer players born in Belgium, Luc Nilis ranks 49Before him are Pierre Braine (1900), Ludo Coeck (1955), Lei Clijsters (1956), Georges Grün (1962), Jean Thissen (1946), and Louis Versyp (1908). After him are André Vandewyer (1909), Jean De Clercq (1905), Nicolas Hoydonckx (1900), Walter Meeuws (1951), Ferdinand Adams (1903), and Thomas Meunier (1991).