Patrick Battiston

1957 - Today

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Patrick Raymond Jean Battiston (born 12 March 1957) is a French former footballer who played as a defender for the France national team in three World Cups and won the 1984 European Football Championship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patrick Battiston has received more than 221,898 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Patrick Battiston is the 918th most popular soccer player (down from 906th in 2019), the 2,767th most popular biography from France (down from 2,614th in 2019) and the 37th most popular French Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Patrick Battiston ranks 918 out of 16,923Before him are Pepe Reina, Philippe Coutinho, Luis Arconada, Keisuke Honda, Viktor Ponedelnik, and Poul Nielsen. After him are Pablo Aimar, Tommy Taylor, Erik Nilsson, Tita, Gheorghe Popescu, and Jérôme Boateng.

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Among people born in 1957, Patrick Battiston ranks 86Before him are Peter Høeg, Joaquim de Almeida, Afrika Bambaataa, Andrew Cuomo, Lucélia Santos, and Dan Castellaneta. After him are Nery Pumpido, John Lasseter, Ray Winstone, Stefan Bellof, Steve Lukather, and Bret Hart.

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In France

Among people born in France, Patrick Battiston ranks 2,767 out of 5,234Before him are Édouard René de Laboulaye (1811), Roberto Alagna (1963), Marie Alfred Cornu (1841), Georges Catroux (1877), Eugène Schneider (1805), and Léa Seydoux (1985). After him are Drogo of Hauteville (1010), Eustace II, Count of Boulogne (1015), Eugène Schueller (1881), Charles Tournemire (1870), Elisabeth of Lorraine (1574), and Pierre Vernier (1580).


Among soccer players born in France, Patrick Battiston ranks 37Before him are Robert Pires (1973), Felice Borel (1914), Kylian Mbappé (1998), Robert Herbin (1939), Philippe Troussier (1955), and Roger Piantoni (1931). After him are Gabriel Hanot (1889), Djibril Cissé (1981), Jean Vincent (1930), Paul Pogba (1993), Christophe Dugarry (1972), and Olivier Giroud (1986).