SOCCER PLAYER

Ryan Giggs

1973 - Today

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Ryan Joseph Giggs (born Wilson; 29 November 1973) is a Welsh football coach and former player. He is the manager of the Wales national team and a co-owner of Salford City. Giggs played his entire professional career for Manchester United and briefly served as the club's interim manager after the sacking of David Moyes in April 2014. Giggs is regarded as one of the greatest players of his generation.The son of rugby union and Wales international rugby league footballer Danny Wilson, Giggs was born in Cardiff but moved to Manchester at the age of six when his father joined Swinton RLFC. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ryan Giggs has received more than 6,191,041 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 78 in 2019). Ryan Giggs is the 416th most popular soccer player (down from 399th in 2019), the 1,256th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,266th in 2019) and the 16th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 79

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  • 6.68

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  • 5.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Ryan Giggs ranks 416 out of 16,923. Before him are Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, Gianpiero Combi, Zlatko Čajkovski, Koji Funamoto, Shogo Kamo, and José Antonio Camacho. After him are Guy Roux, Takeshi Kamo, Jürgen Grabowski, Jean Djorkaeff, Horst Hrubesch, and Juninho Pernambucano.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1973, Ryan Giggs ranks 23Before him are Dida, Monica Seles, Marco Materazzi, Jan Koller, Thomas Tuchel, and Rüştü Reçber. After him are Makoto Shinkai, Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway, Andrew Lincoln, Lena Headey, Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway, and Vera Farmiga.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ryan Giggs ranks 1,256 out of 6,924. Before him are N. R. Pogson (1829), Thomas Arne (1710), Boy George (1961), Edward Plantagenet, 17th Earl of Warwick (1475), Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (1935), and John Nash (1752). After him are Edward Bach (1886), Alfred Molina (1953), Edith Cavell (1865), J. Michael Kosterlitz (1943), Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell (1883), and William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke (1146).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Ryan Giggs ranks 16Before him are Duncan Edwards (1936), Peter Shilton (1949), Kevin Keegan (1951), Brian Clough (1935), Bob Paisley (1919), and Frank Lampard (1978). After him are Steven Gerrard (1980), John Charles (1931), Harry Gregg (1932), Gary Lineker (1960), Jack Charlton (1935), and Wayne Rooney (1985).

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