Owen Hargreaves

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Owen Lee Hargreaves (born 20 January 1981) is a former professional footballer who played as a midfielder. He was known as a hard-working and "solid defensive midfielder who worked tirelessly to win the ball" and provide his teammates with possession. He played with Calgary Foothills as a youth before beginning his professional football career in Germany with Bayern Munich. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Owen Hargreaves has received more than 2,438,332 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Owen Hargreaves is the 3,459th most popular soccer player (down from 3,071st in 2019), the 428th most popular biography from Canada (down from 403rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Canadian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Owen Hargreaves ranks 3,459 out of 16,923Before him are Marcelinho Paraíba, Federico Bernardeschi, Tomás Fernández, Nobuyo Fujishiro, Abdeljalil Hadda, and Carlos Kameni. After him are Zvjezdan Misimović, Marcos Llorente, Miroslav Kadlec, Idrissa Gueye, Jonas Thern, and Shigemitsu Sudo.

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Among people born in 1981, Owen Hargreaves ranks 138Before him are Charlotte Riley, Johan Elmander, Caro Emerald, The Rev, Belladonna, and John O'Shea. After him are Federico Balzaretti, Boyd Holbrook, Cecelia Ahern, Summer Glau, Audrey Tang, and Caterina Scorsone.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Owen Hargreaves ranks 428 out of 1,130Before him are Santino Marella (1974), Rob Gonsalves (1959), Dorothy Stratten (1960), Robert Pickton (1949), Todd McFarlane (1961), and Diego Klattenhoff (1979). After him are Yvonne Brill (1924), Robert J. Sawyer (1960), Scotty Bowman (1933), Kathleen Robertson (1973), Mackenzie Davis (1987), and Thomas Middleditch (1982).


Among soccer players born in Canada, Owen Hargreaves ranks 2Before him are John van 't Schip (1963). After him are George Orton (1873), Dwight Lodeweges (1957), Jonathan de Guzmán (1987), Yassine Bounou (1991), Atiba Hutchinson (1983), Julian de Guzman (1981), Dwayne De Rosario (1978), Lars Hirschfeld (1978), Paul Stalteri (1977), and Fikayo Tomori (1997).