Roy Makaay

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Roy Makaay

Rudolphus Antonius "Roy" Makaay (born 9 March 1975) is a Dutch football manager and former footballer who played as a centre-forward. He was known for his goal-scoring ability as a result of his "aerial prowess and quick drives to the net where he can put the ball away with either foot."He began his career at Vitesse and Tenerife before moving to Deportivo de La Coruña in 1999 and helping the side to their first La Liga title in his first season there. He also won the Copa del Rey in 2002 and the following season was given the European Golden Boot for a 29-goal haul. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roy Makaay has received more than 764,654 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 714th most popular soccer player.

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  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.63

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  • 2.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Roy Makaay ranks 711 out of 13,233Before him are Javier Mascherano, Pietro Rava, Zé Roberto, Toni Turek, Ubaldo Fillol, and Ignacio Zoco. After him are Rafael van der Vaart, Rüştü Reçber, Alexis Sánchez, Bernd Hölzenbein, Willem van Hanegem, and Humberto Maschio.

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Among people born in 1975, Roy Makaay ranks 24Before him are Eiichiro Oda, Ralf Schumacher, Juninho Pernambucano, Johnny Galecki, Casey Affleck, and Fergie. After him are Matteo Renzi, Ronnie O'Sullivan, Shilpa Shetty, Tiger Woods, Vladimir Kramnik, and Rodrigo Santoro.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Roy Makaay ranks 346 out of 908Before him are Simon de Vlieger (1601), Jean Malouel (1370), Joachim Wtewael (1566), Arnold Houbraken (1660), William Frederick, Prince of Nassau-Dietz (1613), and Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau (1968). After him are Wil van Gogh (null), Rafael van der Vaart (1983), Willem van Hanegem (1944), Wim Suurbier (1945), Herman Gorter (1864), and Jordi Cruyff (1974).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Roy Makaay ranks 31Before him are Wim Jansen (1946), Erwin Koeman (1961), Mark van Bommel (1977), Marc Overmars (1973), Frank de Boer (1970), and Faas Wilkes (1923). After him are Rafael van der Vaart (1983), Willem van Hanegem (1944), Wim Suurbier (1945), Jordi Cruyff (1974), Ronald de Boer (1970), and Ruud Geels (1948).

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