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Robert Pires

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Robert Emmanuel Pires (born 29 October 1973) is a French football coach and former professional player.Pires played for French clubs Metz and Marseille prior to his time with Arsenal, where he won three FA Cups and two Premier League titles including the club's unbeaten season of 2003–04. A former France international, Pires earned 79 caps between 1996 and 2004 for his country, including winning both the 1998 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2000. He has been included in the PFA Team of the Year for the 2001–02, 2002–03 and 2003–04 seasons, was the Player of the Tournament for the 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup, FWA Player of the Year for the 2001–02 season, Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year for the 1995–96 season, and was included in the FIFA 100 by Pelé. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Pires has received more than 1,304,011 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 53 in 2019). Robert Pires is the 549th most popular soccer player (up from 724th in 2019), the 2,209th most popular biography from France (up from 2,450th in 2019) and the 28th most popular French Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Robert Pires ranks 549 out of 16,880Before him are Zé Roberto, Adelardo Rodríguez, Dejan Savićević, Shigeyoshi Suzuki, Paulo Sousa, and Emmanuel Petit. After him are Leonel Sánchez, Masao Uchino, Giorgio Chiellini, Hugo Meisl, Ally McCoist, and Igor Belanov.

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Among people born in 1973, Robert Pires ranks 33Before him are Makoto Shinkai, Vera Farmiga, Lena Headey, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, Andrew Lincoln, and Marc Overmars. After him are Ruslana, Monica Seles, Varg Vikernes, Christian Vieri, Rogério Ceni, and Xavier Bettel.

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Among people born in France, Robert Pires ranks 2,209 out of 6,011Before him are Michel Rocard (1930), Jean Goujon (1510), Medardus (470), Jacques-Nicolas Billaud-Varenne (1756), Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau (1715), and Emmanuel Petit (1970). After him are Claude Zidi (1934), Alexandre-Émile Béguyer de Chancourtois (1820), Jean Bodel (1165), Félix d'Herelle (1873), Claude Berri (1934), and Léon Cogniet (1794).


Among soccer players born in France, Robert Pires ranks 28Before him are Henri Michel (1947), Olivier Giroud (1986), Samir Nasri (1987), Nicolas Anelka (1979), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (1989), and Emmanuel Petit (1970). After him are Bixente Lizarazu (1969), Bruno Metsu (1954), Gonzalo Higuaín (1987), Michel Hidalgo (1933), Paul Pogba (1993), and Eric Abidal (1979).

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