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Paulo Wanchope

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Paulo César Wanchope Watson (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpawlo wanˈtʃope]; born 31 July 1976), more commonly known as Paulo Wanchope, is a Costa Rican football coach and former professional footballer As a player he was a striker who notably played in the Premier League for Derby County, West Ham United and Manchester City. He also had spells in La Liga and Major League Soccer for Málaga and Chicago Fire as well as Herediano, Al-Gharafa, Rosario Central and FC Tokyo. He was capped 73 times by Costa Rica, scoring 45 goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paulo Wanchope has received more than 627,596 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia. Paulo Wanchope is the 3,444th most popular soccer player (down from 2,749th in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Costa Rica (down from 18th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Costa Rican Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Paulo Wanchope ranks 3,444 out of 16,880Before him are Milinko Pantić, Juan Carlos Oleniak, Eddy Treijtel, Gökhan Inler, Mikaël Silvestre, and Domingo García. After him are Jefferson Farfán, José Naya, Vladimir Kesarev, Alexis Chantraine, Phil Neal, and Corentin Tolisso.

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Among people born in 1976, Paulo Wanchope ranks 180Before him are Daisuke Namikawa, Violante Placido, Jonathan Brandis, Jaime Murray, Piper Perabo, and Daijiro Kato. After him are Sami Vänskä, Agata Buzek, Anna Friel, Angelos Basinas, Amy Acker, and Ricardo.

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In Costa Rica

Among people born in Costa Rica, Paulo Wanchope ranks 25 out of 104Before him are Juan Rafael Mora Porras (1814), José María Castro Madriz (1818), Roberto Gayón (1905), Mario Echandi Jiménez (1915), Juan Mora Fernández (1784), and Daniel Oduber Quirós (1921). After him are Julio Acosta García (1872), José Joaquín Trejos Fernández (1916), Bryan Ruiz (1985), Carlos Alvarado Quesada (1980), Harry Shum Jr. (1982), and Óscar Ramírez (1964).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Costa Rica

Among soccer players born in Costa Rica, Paulo Wanchope ranks 3Before him are Keylor Navas (1986) and Roberto Gayón (1905). After him are Bryan Ruiz (1985), Óscar Ramírez (1964), Rolando Fonseca (1974), Luis Gabelo Conejo (1960), Hernán Medford (1968), Rónald Gómez (1975), Joel Campbell (1992), Walter Centeno (1974), and Luis Marín (1974).