Ruud Geels

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Geertruida "Ruud" Maria Geels (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣeːr.ˌtrœy̯.daː (ˈryt) mɑ.ˈrijaː ˈɣeːls]; born 28 July 1948) is a Dutch former professional footballer who played as a striker and attacking midfielder. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ruud Geels has received more than 93,166 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Ruud Geels is the 783rd most popular soccer player (down from 781st in 2019), the 360th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 362nd in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Ruud Geels ranks 783 out of 16,923Before him are Elek Schwartz, Dida, Álvaro Gestido, Florent Malouda, Louis Pilot, and Megumi Ogawa. After him are Estanislau Basora, Felice Borel, Václav Ježek, Roberto Bettega, Goro Yamada, and Santos Urdinarán.

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Among people born in 1948, Ruud Geels ranks 158Before him are Jean-Pierre Raffarin, Mate Parlov, Tony Gatlif, Oliver Hart, Jimmy Lai, and Devlet Bahçeli. After him are Art Spiegelman, Delio Onnis, Pam Ferris, John Ritter, Frans de Waal, and Shaul Mofaz.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Ruud Geels ranks 360 out of 1,209Before him are Anthon van Rappard (1858), Herman Gorter (1864), Cristina Deutekom (1931), Cornelis van Poelenburgh (1594), Cornelis Engebrechtsz. (1468), and Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau (1968). After him are Wil van Gogh (1862), Isaac Titsingh (1745), Jordi Cruyff (1974), Frans de Waal (1948), Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft (1581), and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (1983).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Ruud Geels ranks 32Before him are Hans van Breukelen (1956), Mark van Bommel (1977), Marc Overmars (1973), Wim Jansen (1946), Rafael van der Vaart (1983), and Danny Blind (1961). After him are Jordi Cruyff (1974), Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (1983), Phillip Cocu (1970), Dirk Kuyt (1980), Faas Wilkes (1923), and Sjaak Swart (1938).