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Samuel Kuffour

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Samuel Osei Kuffour (born 3 September 1976) is a Ghanaian former professional footballer who played as a centre-back. Known for his physical power, Kuffour is best remembered for his time with Bayern Munich, whom he represented for over a decade, winning a total of 14 honours, and playing in nearly 250 official matches. Kuffour appeared with the Ghana national team in the 2006 World Cup, as well as in five Africa Cup of Nations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samuel Kuffour has received more than 517,110 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Samuel Kuffour is the 2,686th most popular soccer player (up from 2,705th in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Ghana (down from 15th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Ghanaian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Samuel Kuffour ranks 2,686 out of 16,880Before him are Arcadio López, Miloš Krasić, Zvonimir Soldo, Jacques Songo'o, Maurice Lafont, and Théodore Nouwens. After him are Eliseo Mouriño, Gordon Strachan, Maya Yoshida, Alexandre Czerniatynski, Ernie Brandts, and Miguel Oviedo.

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Among people born in 1976, Samuel Kuffour ranks 137Before him are Jessica Capshaw, Diego Tristán, Georg Friedrich, Prince of Prussia, Barbara Schett, Vladimir Samsonov, and Kevin Alejandro. After him are Puma Swede, Rashida Jones, Keri Russell, Ueli Steck, Mick Blue, and Petit.

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Among people born in Ghana, Samuel Kuffour ranks 18 out of 121Before him are John Kufuor (1938), John Atta Mills (1944), William Boyd (1952), Joseph Arthur Ankrah (1915), Ignatius Kutu Acheampong (1931), and Tony Yeboah (1966). After him are Asamoah Gyan (1985), John Mahama (1958), Sulley Muntari (1984), Stephen Appiah (1980), Hilla Limann (1934), and Fred Akuffo (1937).


Among soccer players born in Ghana, Samuel Kuffour ranks 5Before him are Abedi Pele (1964), Marcel Desailly (1968), Michael Essien (1982), and Tony Yeboah (1966). After him are Asamoah Gyan (1985), Sulley Muntari (1984), Stephen Appiah (1980), Gerald Asamoah (1978), Kwadwo Asamoah (1988), Alphonso Davies (2000), and Derek Boateng (1983).