Roberto Ayala

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Roberto Fabián Ayala (locally [roˈβeɾto faˈβjan aˈʒala]; born 14 April 1973), nicknamed El Ratón ("The Mouse"), is an Argentine former footballer who played as a centre back for the Argentina national football team, as well as Valencia and Real Zaragoza in Spain, Milan and Napoli in Italy, and River Plate in his native Argentina. Regarded as one of the best central defenders of his generation, he stood out for his leadership and ability in the air throughout his career. Ayala captained Argentina in a record 63 matches. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roberto Ayala has received more than 458,055 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Roberto Ayala is the 871st most popular soccer player (up from 994th in 2019), the 163rd most popular biography from Argentina (up from 188th in 2019) and the 63rd most popular Argentinean Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Roberto Ayala ranks 871 out of 16,923. Before him are Txiki Begiristain, José Águas, Billy Wright, Antonio Valentín Angelillo, Dimitar Penev, and Míchel. After him are Waldo Machado, Faas Wilkes, Ernst Ocwirk, Patrick M'Boma, Kevin-Prince Boateng, and John Hansen.

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Among people born in 1973, Roberto Ayala ranks 50Before him are Matteo Salvini, Jerzy Dudek, David Blaine, Ceca, Xavier Bettel, and Igor Matovič. After him are Seth MacFarlane, Claude Makélélé, James Marsden, Patrick Wilson, Haile Gebrselassie, and Cassandra Clare.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Roberto Ayala ranks 163 out of 900. Before him are Adolfo Rodríguez Saá (1947), Antonio Rattín (1937), Luis Artime (1938), Fernando Paternoster (1903), Ariel Ortega (1974), and Antonio Valentín Angelillo (1937). After him are José Hernández (1834), Agustín Pedro Justo (1876), Héctor José Cámpora (1909), María Kodama (1937), Juan Gelman (1930), and Osvaldo Pugliese (1905).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Argentina

Among soccer players born in Argentina, Roberto Ayala ranks 63Before him are Sergio Goycochea (1963), Antonio Rattín (1937), Luis Artime (1938), Fernando Paternoster (1903), Ariel Ortega (1974), and Antonio Valentín Angelillo (1937). After him are Pablo Aimar (1979), Nery Pumpido (1957), Walter Samuel (1978), Ángel Bossio (1905), Néstor Combin (1939), and Esteban Cambiasso (1980).