Patrick Vieira

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Patrick Vieira (born 23 June 1976) is a French professional football manager and former player who is the manager of Premier League club Crystal Palace. He is widely considered as one of the greatest midfielders of his generation. Vieira began his career at Cannes in 1994, where several standout performances in his debut season garnered him a move to Serie A club Milan a year later, though he had limited first-team playing time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patrick Vieira has received more than 5,283,293 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Patrick Vieira is the 470th most popular soccer player (down from 407th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Senegal (down from 5th in 2019) and the most popular Senegalese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Patrick Vieira ranks 470 out of 16,923Before him are Herbert Wimmer, László Bölöni, John Charles, Sachi Kagawa, Shizuo Miyama, and José Pékerman. After him are Luis Carniglia, Willem van Hanegem, Mihály Lantos, Fernando Redondo, Ottmar Walter, and Eric Abidal.

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Among people born in 1976, Patrick Vieira ranks 22Before him are Colin Farrell, Scott Adkins, Alessandro Nesta, Ramzan Kadyrov, Guti, and Diane Kruger. After him are Armin van Buuren, Elsa Pataky, Sam Worthington, Silvia Saint, Fernando Morientes, and Michelle Monaghan.

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Among people born in Senegal, Patrick Vieira ranks 6 out of 97Before him are Léopold Sédar Senghor (1906), Abdoulaye Wade (1926), Abdou Diouf (1935), Ségolène Royal (1953), and Ousmane Sembène (1923). After him are Youssou N'Dour (1959), Cheikh Anta Diop (1923), Macky Sall (1961), Lamine Diack (1933), Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow (1921), and Mariama Bâ (1929).


Among soccer players born in Senegal, Patrick Vieira ranks 1After him are Patrice Evra (1981), Sadio Mané (1992), Ibrahim Ba (1973), El Hadji Diouf (1981), Aliou Cissé (1976), Idrissa Gueye (1989), Khalilou Fadiga (1974), Mamadou Niang (1979), Papa Bouba Diop (1978), Papiss Cissé (1985), and Henri Camara (1977).

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