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Marco Verratti

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Marco Verratti (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmarko verˈratti]; born 5 November 1992) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Italy national team. He is often considered as one of the best midfielders in the world.A creative, hard-working, and technically gifted playmaker, Verratti began his career with Italian club Pescara in 2008, where he soon rose to prominence as one of the best young midfielders in Europe, helping the team to win the 2011–12 Serie B title, and winning the 2012 Bravo Award. His playing style drew comparisons with Andrea Pirlo, due to his passing ability, vision, and control, as well as his similar transition from the role of trequartista to that of a regista. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marco Verratti has received more than 3,482,350 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Marco Verratti is the 1,169th most popular soccer player (up from 1,976th in 2019), the 2,719th most popular biography from Italy (up from 2,959th in 2019) and the 91st most popular Italian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Marco Verratti ranks 1,169 out of 16,880Before him are Raymond Braine, Xherdan Shaqiri, Seiichi Sakiya, Karl Koller, John van 't Schip, and Juan Botasso. After him are Toni Polster, Jiří Sobotka, Nery Pumpido, Ladislav Novák, Djalminha, and Müller.

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Among people born in 1992, Marco Verratti ranks 20Before him are Philippe Coutinho, Mohamed Salah, Park Chanyeol, David Alaba, Son Heung-min, and Casemiro. After him are Isco, Cara Delevingne, Charli XCX, Demi Lovato, Stephan El Shaarawy, and Dani Carvajal.

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Among people born in Italy, Marco Verratti ranks 2,719 out of 4,668Before him are Elio Vittorini (1908), Lorenzo Priuli (1489), Primo Nebiolo (1923), Sophia of Montferrat (1399), Francesco Loredan (1685), and Pietro Mennea (1952). After him are William of Apulia (1100), Ludovico di Varthema (1470), Salvatore Sciarrino (1947), Riccardo Fogli (1947), Giovanni Battista Bassani (1650), and Marcello Piacentini (1881).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Marco Verratti ranks 91Before him are Leonardo Bonucci (1987), Christian Panucci (1973), Giancarlo Antognoni (1954), Massimo Bonini (1959), Pietro Serantoni (1906), and Gianni De Biasi (1956). After him are Attilio Ferraris (1904), Roberto Rosato (1943), Walter Mazzarri (1961), Pietro Anastasi (1948), Guido Masetti (1907), and Eraldo Monzeglio (1906).

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