Mousa Dembélé

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Moussa Sidi Yaya Dembélé (born 16 July 1987) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Chinese Super League club Guangzhou City. He was regarded as one of the best box-to-box midfielders in Europe due to his excellent dribbling skills and ability to maintain possession.Dembélé started his career at Belgian Pro League team Germinal Beerschot before spells at Eredivisie sides Willem II and AZ in the Netherlands. He won the league title and the Johan Cruyff Shield with the latter in 2009. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mousa Dembélé has received more than 336,936 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Mousa Dembélé is the 3,419th most popular soccer player (down from 2,148th in 2019), the 608th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 450th in 2019) and the 75th most popular Belgian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Mousa Dembélé ranks 3,419 out of 16,923Before him are Fernando De Napoli, Luis Pérez, Martin Hoffmann, Hans Sturm, Eduard Krieger, and Raúl Jiménez. After him are Antonio Alzamendi, Slobodan Dubajić, Mikaël Silvestre, Tomislav Erceg, Billy Gonsalves, and Joe Mercer.

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Among people born in 1987, Mousa Dembélé ranks 95Before him are Kevin Gameiro, John Obi Mikel, Riley Steele, Nicole Aniston, Lucas Leiva, and Özge Gürel. After him are Antonio Adán, Gary Medel, Mackenzie Davis, Moon Geun-young, Afrojack, and Candice King.

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Among people born in Belgium, Mousa Dembélé ranks 608 out of 899Before him are Laurent Grimmonprez (1902), Frank Vandenbroucke (1974), Jacques Moeschal (1900), Virginie Efira (1977), André Saeys (1911), and Gérard Delbeke (1903). After him are Stéphanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1984), Simon Mignolet (1988), Philibert Smellinckx (1911), Marc Degryse (1965), Karel De Gucht (1954), and Michel De Wolf (1958).


Among soccer players born in Belgium, Mousa Dembélé ranks 75Before him are Émile Mpenza (1978), August Hellemans (1907), Laurent Grimmonprez (1902), Jacques Moeschal (1900), André Saeys (1911), and Gérard Delbeke (1903). After him are Simon Mignolet (1988), Philibert Smellinckx (1911), Marc Degryse (1965), Michel De Wolf (1958), Timmy Simons (1976), and Marc Millecamps (1950).

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