Moussa Sissoko

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Moussa Sissoko (born 16 August 1989) is a French professional footballer who plays as midfielder for Premier League club Watford, which he captains and the France national team. He plays as a box-to-box midfielder in the centre of the pitch, and is capable of playing in either a holding midfield role, or even as an attacking midfielder, right winger or right back. Sissoko began his football career playing for local youth clubs in the Île-de-France region, such as Espérance Aulnay and AS Red Star 93. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Moussa Sissoko has received more than 2,439,784 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Moussa Sissoko is the 3,289th most popular soccer player (down from 1,418th in 2019), the 3,974th most popular biography from France (down from 2,942nd in 2019) and the 167th most popular French Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Moussa Sissoko ranks 3,289 out of 16,923Before him are Bryan Roy, Óscar García Junyent, Mattia De Sciglio, Alberto Aquilani, Mauricio Isla, and Pedro Artola. After him are Junko Ishida, John van Loen, Gustavo Zapata, Ray Wilson, Alberto Fouilloux, and Ricardo Sá Pinto.

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Among people born in 1989, Moussa Sissoko ranks 65Before him are Matthew Lewis, Daniel Sturridge, Salvador Sobral, Stevan Jovetić, Anthony Joshua, and Taeyeon. After him are Can Yaman, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, Eduardo Vargas, Carlos Vela, Jessica Jung, and Brenton Thwaites.

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Among people born in France, Moussa Sissoko ranks 3,974 out of 5,234Before him are Jacques-Pierre Amette (1943), Lucien Michard (1903), Lucien Mérignac (1873), Jean Despeaux (1915), Pierre Trentin (1944), and Julie Gayet (1972). After him are Muriel Casals i Couturier (1945), Hippolyte Girardot (1955), Hubert Curien (1924), Christian Estrosi (1955), Hedi Slimane (1968), and Sébastien Izambard (1973).


Among soccer players born in France, Moussa Sissoko ranks 167Before him are Bernard Bosquier (1942), Bruno Bellone (1962), Alphonse Areola (1993), André Strappe (1928), Gabriel De Michèle (1941), and Adrien Rabiot (1995). After him are Mamadou Sakho (1990), Claude Papi (1949), Jérémy Toulalan (1983), Mohamed Sissoko (1985), Clément Lenglet (1995), and Gérard Hausser (1939).

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