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Radja Nainggolan

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Radja Nainggolan (born 4 May 1988) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder. Nicknamed Il Ninja, he spent almost his entire professional career in Italy, representing Piacenza, Cagliari, Roma and Inter Milan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Radja Nainggolan has received more than 3,928,163 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Radja Nainggolan is the 1,129th most popular soccer player (up from 1,679th in 2019), the 407th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 479th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Belgian Soccer Player.

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  • 51.14

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  • 49

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  • 8.17

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Radja Nainggolan ranks 1,129 out of 16,880Before him are Bertil Nordahl, Maxwell, Casemiro, Silva Batuta, Ivan Bek, and Ronaldo Rodrigues de Jesus. After him are Massimo Bonini, Pedro, Antal Dunai, Erik ten Hag, Aníbal Paz, and Maryan Wisniewski.

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Among people born in 1988, Radja Nainggolan ranks 27Before him are Natascha Kampusch, Stephen Curry, Paulinho, Fábio Coentrão, Mats Hummels, and Kim Yo-jong. After him are Kevin Durant, Sasha Grey, Vanessa Hudgens, Willian, Nuri Şahin, and Park Seo-joon.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Radja Nainggolan ranks 407 out of 1,019Before him are Daniël Heinsius (1580), Pierre Harmel (1911), Léon Scieur (1888), Franky Van der Elst (1961), André Cluytens (1905), and Godfrey I, Count of Namur (1068). After him are Countess Catharina Belgica of Nassau (1578), Joseph Lebeau (1794), Joseph Poelaert (1817), Gustaaf Wappers (1803), Bobbejaan Schoepen (1925), and André Delvaux (1926).


Among soccer players born in Belgium, Radja Nainggolan ranks 17Before him are Marc Wilmots (1969), Jean-Marc Bosman (1964), Bernard Voorhoof (1910), Franky Vercauteren (1956), Raoul Lambert (1944), and Franky Van der Elst (1961). After him are Raymond Braine (1907), Louis Van Hege (1889), Joseph Mermans (1922), Kevin De Bruyne (1991), Axel Witsel (1989), and Dries Mertens (1987).