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 980,188 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Robert Pires is the 724th most popular soccer player (up from 728th in 2019), the 2,453rd most popular biography from France (down from 2,400th in 2019) and the 31st most popular French Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Robert Pires ranks 724 out of 16,923Before him are Clodoaldo, Keylor Navas, Dirceu, Seiichi Sakiya, Rudi Garcia, and János Göröcs. After him are Andrey Arshavin, Danny Blind, Søren Lerby, Luigi Allemandi, Simone Inzaghi, and Friaça.

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Among people born in 1973, Robert Pires ranks 39Before him are Christian Vieri, Rogério Ceni, Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Marc Overmars, Ruslana, and Stephenie Meyer. After him are Rufus Wainwright, Giancarlo Fisichella, Federica Mogherini, Mos Def, Matteo Salvini, and Jerzy Dudek.

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Among people born in France, Robert Pires ranks 2,453 out of 5,234Before him are Pierre Séguier (1588), Pierre d'Aubusson (1423), Étienne Maurice Gérard (1773), Jacques Massu (1908), Émile Littré (1801), and Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois (1749). After him are François-Xavier Ortoli (1925), Édouard Molinaro (1928), Isabelle Aubret (1938), Frédéric Cuvier (1773), Paul Émile Appell (1855), and Fabre d'Églantine (1750).


Among soccer players born in France, Robert Pires ranks 31Before him are Bixente Lizarazu (1969), Gonzalo Higuaín (1987), Henri Michel (1947), Lucien Muller (1934), Jacques Simon (1941), and Rudi Garcia (1964). After him are Felice Borel (1914), Kylian Mbappé (1998), Robert Herbin (1939), Philippe Troussier (1955), Roger Piantoni (1931), and Patrick Battiston (1957).

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