Seydou Keita

1980 - Today

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Seydou Keïta (anglicised to Keita; born 16 January 1980) is a Malian former footballer. A versatile midfielder, he operated as both a central or defensive midfielder. He most notably played for Lens (five seasons) and Barcelona (four), winning 14 titles with the latter club after signing in 2008. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Seydou Keita has received more than 730,169 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Seydou Keita is the 1,534th most popular soccer player (down from 1,301st in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Mali (down from 13th in 2019) and the most popular Malian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Seydou Keita ranks 1,534 out of 16,923Before him are Nihat Kahveci, Karl-Erik Palmér, Antal Dunai, Vlastimil Kopecký, Stefan Reuter, and David de Gea. After him are Salif Keïta, Kees Rijvers, Léon Semmeling, Ruy Ramos, Francisco Rodrigues, and Hristo Bonev.

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Among people born in 1980, Seydou Keita ranks 53Before him are Diego Lugano, Simon Helberg, Kate Ryan, Gabriel Milito, Jo Jung-suk, and Angelos Charisteas. After him are Cansu Dere, John Arne Riise, Venus Williams, Martín Demichelis, Ben Whishaw, and Laura Prepon.

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In Mali

Among people born in Mali, Seydou Keita ranks 15 out of 46Before him are Askia Mohammad I (1443), Alpha Oumar Konaré (1946), Dioncounda Traoré (1942), Sonni Ali (1464), Amadou Hampâté Bâ (1900), and Souleymane Cissé (1940). After him are Salif Keïta (1946), Jean Zerbo (1943), Boubacar Traoré (1942), Mahamadou Diarra (1981), Cheick Modibo Diarra (1952), and Toumani Diabaté (1965).

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Among soccer players born in Mali, Seydou Keita ranks 1After him are Salif Keïta (1946), Mahamadou Diarra (1981), Cheick Diabaté (1988), Modibo Maïga (1987), Adama Coulibaly (1980), Adama Traoré (1995), Almamy Touré (1996), Adama Tamboura (1985), Abdou Traoré (1988), Amadou Haidara (1998), and Soumbeïla Diakité (1984).