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Olivier Giroud

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Olivier Jonathan Giroud (French pronunciation: [ɔlivje ʒɔnatɑ̃ ʒiʁu]; born 30 September 1986) is a French professional footballer who plays as a striker for Serie A club AC Milan and the France national team. He is France's all-time highest goalscorer. Giroud began his senior club career playing for hometown club Grenoble, before he signed with Tours in 2008, aged 21. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Olivier Giroud has received more than 13,341,772 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Olivier Giroud is the 474th most popular soccer player (up from 1,106th in 2019), the 2,016th most popular biography from France (up from 2,979th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular French Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Olivier Giroud ranks 474 out of 16,880Before him are Claudio Gentile, Mário Coluna, Abe Lenstra, Roger Byrne, Alberto Suppici, and Velibor Vasović. After him are Kunitaka Sueoka, Toshio Hirabayashi, Jürgen Kohler, Raí, Toni Kroos, and Taro Kagawa.

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Among people born in 1986, Olivier Giroud ranks 11Before him are Drake, Sergio Ramos, Manuel Neuer, Megan Fox, Mario Mandžukić, and Robert Pattinson. After him are Keylor Navas, Emilia Clarke, Asa Akira, Radamel Falcao, Amber Heard, and Edin Džeko.

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Among people born in France, Olivier Giroud ranks 2,016 out of 6,011Before him are Jacques-François Blondel (1705), Bernard Germain de Lacépède (1756), Jean Maximilien Lamarque (1770), Benedict Joseph Labre (1748), William Iron Arm (1010), and Louis Delluc (1890). After him are Blanche of Artois (1248), Pauline Félicité de Mailly-Nesle (1712), Bérenger Saunière (1852), Yves-Joseph de Kerguelen-Trémarec (1734), Louis Armand II, Prince of Conti (1695), and Urbain Grandier (1590).


Among soccer players born in France, Olivier Giroud ranks 23Before him are Henri Delaunay (1883), Guy Roux (1938), Fabien Barthez (1971), Alain Giresse (1952), Youri Djorkaeff (1968), and Henri Michel (1947). After him are Samir Nasri (1987), Nicolas Anelka (1979), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (1989), Emmanuel Petit (1970), Robert Pires (1973), and Bixente Lizarazu (1969).

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