Paul Scholes

1974 - Today

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Paul Scholes (born 16 November 1974) is an English football coach, pundit, former player, and co-owner of Salford City. He spent his entire professional playing career with Manchester United, for whom he scored over 150 goals in more than 700 appearances between 1993 and 2013. He won 25 trophies, including 11 Premier League titles (more than any other English player), three FA Cups and two UEFA Champions League titles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Scholes has received more than 6,334,895 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul Scholes is the 554th most popular soccer player (up from 572nd in 2019), the 1,340th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,594th in 2019) and the 27th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 4.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among soccer players, Paul Scholes ranks 554 out of 21,273Before him are Diego Milito, Eizo Yuguchi, Arturo Vidal, Marcos Alonso, Mário Coluna, and Hisao Kami. After him are Kiyoo Kanda, Alessandro Altobelli, Andrés Escobar, Héctor Rial, Giorgio Chinaglia, and Ilija Petković.

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Among people born in 1974, Paul Scholes ranks 18Before him are Laura Pausini, Eva Mendes, Alexis Tsipras, Camilla Läckberg, Vincenzo Montella, and Zé Roberto. After him are Jenna Jameson, Ole Einar Bjørndalen, Hilary Swank, Olivia Colman, Itziar Ituño, and Bear Grylls.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Paul Scholes ranks 1,340 out of 8,785Before him are John Russell Hind (1823), Victor Turner (1920), Edward Walter Maunder (1851), Malcolm McLaren (1946), Horace Walpole (1717), and James Glaisher (1809). After him are Thomas Tew (1649), George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen (1784), Anne Perry (1938), Roger Fenton (1819), Edmund Kean (1787), and George Atwood (1745).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Paul Scholes ranks 27Before him are Ally McCoist (1962), John Toshack (1949), Frank Lampard (1978), Alan Shearer (1970), Gareth Bale (1989), and Jack Charlton (1935). After him are Geoff Hurst (1941), Jimmy Greaves (1940), Paul Gascoigne (1967), Wayne Rooney (1985), Harry Gregg (1932), and Michael Owen (1979).