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Niko Kranjčar

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Niko Kranjčar (pronounced [nǐːko krâɲtʃaːr]; born 13 August 1984) is a Croatian former professional footballer. He primarily played as an attacking midfielder, but could also operate as a winger or second striker. As of 5 May 2021, he works as an assistant to Josip Šimunić at the Croatia national under-19 team.He has played with clubs in his homeland, playing for Dinamo Zagreb before sparking controversy by making a move to their fierce rivals Hajduk Split in January 2005. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Niko Kranjčar has received more than 1,141,918 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Niko Kranjčar is the 4,348th most popular soccer player (down from 4,194th in 2019), the 302nd most popular biography from Croatia (down from 281st in 2019) and the 66th most popular Croatian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Niko Kranjčar ranks 4,348 out of 16,880Before him are Pierre Webó, Amleto Frignani, Blerim Džemaili, José Rodrigues Neto, Merih Demiral, and Marco Amelia. After him are Yahiro Kazama, Abdelkrim Merry, Hiroyuki Sakashita, Cléber Santana, Alessandro Lucarelli, and Andoni Iraola.

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Among people born in 1984, Niko Kranjčar ranks 138Before him are Taylor Schilling, Mounir El Hamdaoui, Giampaolo Pazzini, Mbark Boussoufa, Seo Ji-hye, and Kevin Zegers. After him are Gilles Simon, Aubrey Plaza, Andre Iguodala, Godfrey Gao, Walter Gargano, and Karolína Kurková.

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In Croatia

Among people born in Croatia, Niko Kranjčar ranks 302 out of 589Before him are Ivan Leko (1978), Tajči (1970), Tomislav Erceg (1971), Zoran Mamić (1971), Alfred Freddy Krupa (1971), and Tomislav Karamarko (1959). After him are Tony Cetinski (1969), Goran Prpić (1964), Maksim Mrvica (1975), Mihovil Nakić (1955), Nenad Bjelica (1971), and Petar Šegvić (1930).


Among soccer players born in Croatia, Niko Kranjčar ranks 66Before him are Danijel Pranjić (1981), Andrej Kramarić (1991), Danijel Ljuboja (1978), Ivan Leko (1978), Tomislav Erceg (1971), and Zoran Mamić (1971). After him are Nenad Bjelica (1971), Stjepan Deverić (1961), Ivan Jurić (1975), Josip Weber (1964), Ivan Strinić (1987), and Boško Balaban (1978).