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Luuk de Jong

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Luuk de Jong (Dutch pronunciation: [lyk də ˈjɔŋ]; born 27 August 1990) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a striker and captains Eredivisie club PSV Eindhoven. De Jong previously played for DZC '68, De Graafschap, Twente, Borussia Mönchengladbach and Newcastle United, before joining PSV in 2014. He played over 200 games for the club, scoring over 100 goals, and helped them win the Eredivisie three times in his five-season stay. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luuk de Jong has received more than 3,069,532 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Luuk de Jong is the 899th most popular soccer player (up from 2,137th in 2019), the 269th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 392nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Swiss Soccer Player.

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  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.52

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  • 2.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Luuk de Jong ranks 899 out of 16,880Before him are Mikheil Meskhi, Klaus Augenthaler, Louis Pilot, José Della Torre, Emil Kostadinov, and Marc-André ter Stegen. After him are Thiago Motta, Ernst Ocwirk, Elek Schwartz, Michael Essien, Sadio Mané, and José Luis Brown.

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Among people born in 1990, Luuk de Jong ranks 11Before him are Toni Kroos, Mario Balotelli, Kristen Stewart, Machine Gun Kelly, Magnus Carlsen, and Miralem Pjanić. After him are Kim Jong-hyun, Bojan Krkić, Douglas Costa, David de Gea, Sergio Pérez, and Ciro Immobile.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Luuk de Jong ranks 269 out of 876Before him are Simon Antoine Jean L'Huilier (1750), Claude Nicollier (1944), Bertha Wegmann (1847), Carl Jacob Burckhardt (1891), Antonio Ciseri (1821), and Carl Lutz (1895). After him are Johann II Bernoulli (1710), Walther Ritz (1878), Didier Queloz (1966), Meyer Guggenheim (1828), Johann Schneider-Ammann (1952), and Josef Hügi (1930).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Switzerland

Among soccer players born in Switzerland, Luuk de Jong ranks 5Before him are Alisha Lehmann (23), Roberto Di Matteo (1970), André Abegglen (1909), and Ivan Rakitić (1988). After him are Josef Hügi (1930), Leopold Kielholz (1911), Murat Yakin (1974), Max Abegglen (1902), Roger Courtois (1912), Yann Sommer (1988), and Hakan Yakin (1977).