Papiss Cissé

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Papiss Demba Cissé (French pronunciation: ​[sise]; born 3 June 1985) is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a forward for TFF First League club Çaykur Rizespor. He formerly played for the Senegal national football team. Formerly of SC Freiburg, he once held the record of most goals scored by an African player in a single Bundesliga campaign – 22 in the 2010–11 season. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Papiss Cissé has received more than 1,613,426 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Papiss Cissé is the 4,432nd most popular soccer player (down from 4,178th in 2019), the 31st most popular biography from Senegal (down from 29th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Senegalese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Papiss Cissé ranks 4,432 out of 16,923Before him are Iván Hurtado, Christian Streich, Eren Derdiyok, Silvestre Varela, Édgar Barreto, and Ryoichi Kawakatsu. After him are John Aldridge, Matthias Ginter, Ulrich Borowka, Carlos Pavón, Marlos, and Marcin Wasilewski.

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Among people born in 1985, Papiss Cissé ranks 181Before him are Niklas Moisander, Shindong, Vasilis Torosidis, Orestis Karnezis, Alex Honnold, and Silvestre Varela. After him are René Adler, Yū Aoi, Karim El Ahmadi, Ron Vlaar, Emanuele Giaccherini, and Ragnar Klavan.

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In Senegal

Among people born in Senegal, Papiss Cissé ranks 31 out of 97Before him are Habib Koité (1958), Baaba Maal (1953), Khalilou Fadiga (1974), MC Solaar (1969), Mamadou Niang (1979), and Papa Bouba Diop (1978). After him are Amadou Dia Ba (1958), Henri Camara (1977), Aïssa Maïga (1975), Cheikh Hadjibou Soumaré (1951), Aminata Touré (1962), and Tony Sylva (1975).


Among soccer players born in Senegal, Papiss Cissé ranks 11Before him are El Hadji Diouf (1981), Aliou Cissé (1976), Idrissa Gueye (1989), Khalilou Fadiga (1974), Mamadou Niang (1979), and Papa Bouba Diop (1978). After him are Henri Camara (1977), Tony Sylva (1975), Ali Dia (1965), Dame N'Doye (1985), Ferdinand Coly (1973), and Amara Traoré (1965).