Olivier Giroud

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Olivier Jonathan Giroud (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. Regarded for his work-rate, strength, shot power and consistent goal-scoring ability, he is often considered one of the most underrated strikers in the world.Giroud began his senior club career playing for hometown club Grenoble, before he signed with Tours in 2008, aged 21. He was named Ligue 2 Player of the Year in 2010 after finishing as the league's top goalscorer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Olivier Giroud has received more than 9,032,852 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Olivier Giroud is the 1,107th most popular soccer player (down from 682nd in 2019), the 2,982nd most popular biography from France (down from 2,321st in 2019) and the 43rd most popular French Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Olivier Giroud ranks 1,107 out of 16,923Before him are Emil Kostadinov, Roberto Perfumo, Frank Arnesen, Alf Ramsey, Trifon Ivanov, and Richard Kohn. After him are Eraldo Monzeglio, Maryan Wisniewski, Miguel Capuccini, Christian Panucci, Ferenc Szusza, and Gerald Vanenburg.

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Among people born in 1986, Olivier Giroud ranks 27Before him are Alba Flores, Alexandra Daddario, Hulk, Edin Džeko, Kit Harington, and Irina Shayk. After him are Alexander Rybak, Mario Casas, Nani, Leighton Meester, Hugo Lloris, and Fernando Muslera.

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Among people born in France, Olivier Giroud ranks 2,982 out of 5,234Before him are Pierre Robert Olivétan (1505), Rémy Belleau (1528), Didier Auriol (1958), Fréhel (1891), Jacques Pelletier du Mans (1517), and Arthur Morin (1795). After him are Émile Mâle (1862), John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset (1373), Maryan Wisniewski (1937), Claude Farrère (1876), Laurent Cassegrain (1629), and Jean-Luc Ponty (1942).


Among soccer players born in France, Olivier Giroud ranks 43Before him are Patrick Battiston (1957), Gabriel Hanot (1889), Djibril Cissé (1981), Jean Vincent (1930), Paul Pogba (1993), and Christophe Dugarry (1972). After him are Maryan Wisniewski (1937), Jacques Santini (1952), István Nyers (1924), Jean Nicolas (1913), Bruno Metsu (1954), and Edmond Baraffe (1942).

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