Paul Merson

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Paul Charles Merson (born 20 March 1968) is an English football television pundit and former professional footballer and manager. Originally a forward, Merson found success as an attacking midfielder and playmaker later in his career.After making his debut for Arsenal in the 1986–87 season, Merson went on to play eleven seasons with the North London club. While with the Gunners, Merson was a key player in the club's success under Scottish manager George Graham, winning the Football League Championship twice, the FA Cup, the Football League Cup, and the European Cup Winners' Cup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Merson has received more than 1,859,510 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Paul Merson is the 7,347th most popular soccer player (up from 7,512th in 2019), the 5,505th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,570th in 2019) and the 420th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 24

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Among soccer players, Paul Merson ranks 7,347 out of 16,923Before him are Sami Allagui, Patrick Paauwe, Mark Uth, Vidar Riseth, Hugo Pérez, and Matheus Leite Nascimento. After him are Karol Linetty, Daniel Cousin, Fabian Frei, Nicolas Vallar, Joël Epalle, and DaMarcus Beasley.

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Among people born in 1968, Paul Merson ranks 580Before him are Lene Rantala, Dan Donegan, Pauly Shore, Almudena Muñoz, Bruno Risi, and Alberto Belsué. After him are Estanislao Struway, Greg Baker, Nick Anderson, Deborah S. Jin, Paul F. Tompkins, and Britta Bilač.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Paul Merson ranks 5,505 out of 6,924Before him are John Digweed (1967), Mark Ravenhill (1966), Flood (1960), Lily Donaldson (1988), Dynamo (1982), and Adam Yates (1992). After him are Amber Rudd (1963), Kyle Lafferty (1987), Rachel Shelley (1969), Neil Jackson (1976), Peter Andre (1973), and Sean Dyche (1971).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Paul Merson ranks 420Before him are John Lundstram (1994), Matthew Upson (1979), Fabian Delph (1989), Shaka Hislop (1969), Willie Morgan (1944), and Gary White (1974). After him are Kyle Lafferty (1987), David Johnson (1951), Mark Bowen (1963), Peter Sillett (1933), Steve Nicol (1961), and Lou Macari (1949).