Sergio Busquets

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Sergio Busquets Burgos (Catalan: [busˈkɛts], Spanish: [ˈseɾxjo βusˈkets]; born 16 July 1988) is a Spanish professional footballer who captains and plays as a defensive midfielder for La Liga club Barcelona and the Spain national team. He is considered to be a deep lying playmaker capable of directing the game play through short and calm passes and one of the best defensive midfielders of all time.A one-club man, he arrived in Barcelona's first team in July 2008, and made over 600 total appearances. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sergio Busquets has received more than 3,190,953 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Sergio Busquets is the 818th most popular soccer player (down from 647th in 2019), the 822nd most popular biography from Spain (down from 686th in 2019) and the 57th most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Sergio Busquets ranks 818 out of 16,923Before him are Ivan Rakitić, Robert Enke, Carlos Romero, Sergio Goycochea, David Silva, and Domingos da Guia. After him are Hiroshi Katayama, Marco Reus, Oleg Salenko, Giorgio Chiellini, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, and Antonio Di Natale.

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Among people born in 1988, Sergio Busquets ranks 13Before him are Rupert Grint, Kim Yo-jong, Sergio Agüero, Derrick Rose, Conor McGregor, and Ivan Rakitić. After him are Jérôme Boateng, Alexis Sánchez, Alicia Vikander, Sasha Grey, Adele, and Ángel Di María.

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Among people born in Spain, Sergio Busquets ranks 822 out of 2,595Before him are Isabella of Castile, Duchess of York (1355), Margaret of Prades (1395), Gil Álvarez Carrillo de Albornoz (1310), Francisco Ayala (1906), Federico Mayor Zaragoza (1934), and David Silva (1986). After him are Pedro Cieza de León (1520), Pablo Iglesias Posse (1850), Leopoldo O'Donnell, 1st Duke of Tetuán (1809), Marcos Alonso (1933), Ramón Gómez de la Serna (1888), and Luis Fernández (1959).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Sergio Busquets ranks 57Before him are Jacinto Quincoces (1905), Ignacio Zoco (1939), Edmundo Suárez (1916), Estanislau Basora (1926), Andoni Goikoetxea Olaskoaga (1956), and David Silva (1986). After him are Marcos Alonso (1933), Luis Fernández (1959), Francisco Bru (1885), Txiki Begiristain (1964), Míchel (1963), and Miguel Reina (1946).

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