Marouane Fellaini

1987 - Today

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Marouane Fellaini-Bakkioui (born 22 November 1987) is a Belgian former professional footballer who played as a midfielder. Born in Etterbeek to Moroccan parents, Fellaini played youth football for Anderlecht, R.A.E.C. Mons, Royal Francs Borains and Charleroi before joining Standard Liège. After winning the Belgian Pro League and the Ebony Shoe as a Liège player, he moved to England to join Everton. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marouane Fellaini has received more than 4,918,491 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Marouane Fellaini is the 1,650th most popular soccer player (down from 1,609th in 2019), the 493rd most popular biography from Belgium (down from 489th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Belgian Soccer Player.

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  • 4.9M

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  • 51.26

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  • 61

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.70

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Marouane Fellaini has had the most page views in the with 468,161 views, followed by French (83,086), and Spanish (64,314). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (182.11%), Uzbek (130.69%), and Malagasy (93.17%)


Among soccer players, Marouane Fellaini ranks 1,650 out of 21,273Before him are José Eulogio Gárate, Goran Jurić, Josef Vojta, Salvador Artigas, Thorsten Fink, and Carlos Pachamé. After him are Tomáš Rosický, Herbert Zimmermann, Ferenc Sas, Gino Pivatelli, Mario Pizziolo, and Moderato Wisintainer.

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Among people born in 1987, Marouane Fellaini ranks 30Before him are Samir Nasri, Elliot Page, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Jamie Vardy, Andy Murray, and Ji Chang-wook. After him are Mikkel Hansen, Han Hyo-joo, Pedro, Blaise Matuidi, Oleksandr Usyk, and Liu Yifei.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Marouane Fellaini ranks 493 out of 1,190Before him are Henri Anspach (1882), Jean Van Hamme (1939), Marie Popelin (1846), Peter Benoit (1834), Sophie Wilmès (1975), and Charles Jean de la Vallée Poussin (1866). After him are Felix Timmermans (1886), Tony Parker (1982), Andrei Kozyrev (1951), Vincent Kompany (1986), Jan Decleir (1946), and Robert Waseige (1939).


Among soccer players born in Belgium, Marouane Fellaini ranks 29Before him are Kevin De Bruyne (1991), Raymond Braine (1907), Georges Heylens (1941), Joseph Mermans (1922), Erwin Vandenbergh (1959), and Louis Van Hege (1889). After him are Vincent Kompany (1986), Jacques Duquesne (1940), Walter Meeuws (1951), Ferdinand Adams (1903), Henri Coppens (1930), and Thomas Vermaelen (1985).