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 241,129 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Patrick Battiston is the 889th most popular soccer player (up from 918th in 2019), the 2,906th most popular biography from France (down from 2,764th in 2019) and the 41st most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Patrick Battiston ranks 889 out of 16,880Before him are Álvaro Morata, Marcelo Salas, Harald Nielsen, Yukio Shimomura, Horst-Dieter Höttges, and Sergio Goycochea. After him are Metin Oktay, Philippe Troussier, Peter Crouch, Mikheil Meskhi, Klaus Augenthaler, and Louis Pilot.

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Among people born in 1957, Patrick Battiston ranks 93Before him are Dan Castellaneta, Monte Melkonian, José Sócrates, Lucien Favre, Anna Vissi, and Emmanuel Carrère. After him are Bernie Mac, Klaus Augenthaler, Mary Bell, Cynthia Rothrock, Stefan Bellof, and Nellie Kim.

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In France

Among people born in France, Patrick Battiston ranks 2,906 out of 6,011Before him are Guillaume-Antoine Olivier (1756), Aurore Clément (1945), Clément Juglar (1819), Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps (1803), Armand Louis de Gontaut (1747), and Countess Charlotte of Hanau-Lichtenberg (1700). After him are Louis Charles Breguet (1880), Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville (1836), Philippe Troussier (1955), Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon (1674), Georges Catroux (1877), and Antoine Berman (1942).


Among soccer players born in France, Patrick Battiston ranks 41Before him are Hervé Renard (1968), Yvon Douis (1935), N'Golo Kanté (1991), Lucien Muller (1934), Gabriel Hanot (1889), and Djibril Cissé (1981). After him are Philippe Troussier (1955), Felice Borel (1914), Roger Piantoni (1931), Hugo Lloris (1986), Rudi Garcia (1964), and Bafétimbi Gomis (1985).