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Patrick Vieira

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Patrick Vieira (born 23 June 1976) is a French professional football manager and former player. Widely considered as one of the greatest midfielders of his generation, Vieira began his playing career at Cannes, where several standout performances garnered him a move to Serie A club Milan. In 1996, he relocated to England to join fellow countryman Arsène Wenger at Arsenal for a fee of £3.5 million. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patrick Vieira has received more than 5,987,512 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia. Patrick Vieira is the 459th most popular soccer player (up from 470th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Senegal (down from 6th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Senegalese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Patrick Vieira ranks 459 out of 16,880Before him are James Rodríguez, Emerich Jenei, Nereo Rocco, Juan Sebastián Verón, Zdeněk Zeman, and Mihály Lantos. After him are Henri Michel, Seki Matsunaga, Alejandro Sabella, Gian Piero Gasperini, Wim Suurbier, and Kenzo Ohashi.

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Among people born in 1976, Patrick Vieira ranks 24Before him are Diane Kruger, Colin Farrell, Scott Adkins, Alessandro Nesta, Guti, and Simone Inzaghi. After him are Elsa Pataky, Armin van Buuren, Sam Worthington, Silvia Saint, Jack Dorsey, and Abiy Ahmed.

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In Senegal

Among people born in Senegal, Patrick Vieira ranks 10 out of 114Before him are Abdou Diouf (1935), Ségolène Royal (1953), Lamine Diack (1933), Macky Sall (1961), Ousmane Sembène (1923), and Youssou N'Dour (1959). After him are Cheikh Anta Diop (1923), Patrice Evra (1981), Sadio Mané (1992), Mariama Bâ (1929), Aliou Cissé (1976), and Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow (1921).


Among soccer players born in Senegal, Patrick Vieira ranks 2Before him are Jean-Pierre Adams (1948). After him are Patrice Evra (1981), Sadio Mané (1992), Aliou Cissé (1976), Papa Bouba Diop (1978), El Hadji Diouf (1981), Idrissa Gueye (1989), Ibrahim Ba (1973), Henri Camara (1977), Mamadou Niang (1979), and Khalilou Fadiga (1974).

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