Paul Gascoigne

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Paul John Gascoigne (, born 27 May 1967), nicknamed Gazza, is an English former professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder. He is described by the National Football Museum as "widely recognised as the most naturally talented English footballer of his generation".Born and raised in Gateshead, Gascoigne signed schoolboy terms with Newcastle United, before turning professional with the club in 1985. Three years later, he was sold to Tottenham Hotspur for £2.2 million. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Gascoigne has received more than 5,384,292 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Paul Gascoigne is the 863rd most popular soccer player (down from 592nd in 2019), the 1,964th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,557th in 2019) and the 39th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 50

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  • 4.29

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  • 4.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Paul Gascoigne ranks 863 out of 16,923Before him are Mauro Tassotti, Luigi Simoni, Ian Callaghan, Ariel Ortega, Sami Khedira, and Dirk Kuyt. After him are Dejan Stanković, Txiki Begiristain, José Águas, Billy Wright, Antonio Valentín Angelillo, and Dimitar Penev.

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Among people born in 1967, Paul Gascoigne ranks 63Before him are Irrfan Khan, Naim Süleymanoğlu, Rhys Ifans, Naser Orić, Lisa Bonet, and François Ozon. After him are Naoko Takeuchi, Gheorghe Popescu, Kate Walsh, Bjørn Dæhlie, Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece, and Melina Kanakaredes.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Paul Gascoigne ranks 1,964 out of 6,924Before him are James Ferguson (1797), Mary Hopkin (1950), Robert Fortune (1812), Ian Callaghan (1942), Anthony Quayle (1913), and K. K. Downing (1951). After him are Billy Wright (1924), Asma al-Assad (1975), Norman McLaren (1914), William Nicholson (1753), Kay Parker (1944), and John Glen (1932).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Paul Gascoigne ranks 39Before him are Jimmy Savile (1926), John Toshack (1949), Gordon Milne (1937), Ally McCoist (1962), Gareth Bale (1989), and Ian Callaghan (1942). After him are Billy Wright (1924), Bill Foulkes (1932), Herbert Chapman (1878), Tommy Taylor (1932), Norman Hunter (1943), and Phil Jones (1992).