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Siphiwe Tshabalala

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Lawrence Siphiwe Tshabalala (; born 25 September 1984) is a South African professional football player who most recently played as a midfielder for AmaZulu. He is considered to be one of the most well-known and decorated South African soccer players of his generation. He was the first player to make his international debut while still playing in the National First Division. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Siphiwe Tshabalala has received more than 866,195 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Siphiwe Tshabalala is the 5,256th most popular soccer player (down from 4,725th in 2019), the 189th most popular biography from South Africa (down from 166th in 2019) and the 5th most popular South African Soccer Player.

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  • 3.65

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Among soccer players, Siphiwe Tshabalala ranks 5,256 out of 16,880Before him are Marwin Hitz, Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Joachim Björklund, Krunoslav Jurčić, Georgi Dimitrov, and Jean-François Domergue. After him are Cheick Tioté, Michael Preetz, José Giménez, Neville Southall, Alireza Jahanbakhsh, and Viktor Fischer.

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Among people born in 1984, Siphiwe Tshabalala ranks 199Before him are Tayanna, Tony Ferguson, Karoline Herfurth, Leyla Aliyeva, Rachael Taylor, and Petra Marklund. After him are Martin Johnsrud Sundby, David Odonkor, Abdelkader Ghezzal, Aram Mp3, Jeremy Jordan, and Marcin Gortat.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Siphiwe Tshabalala ranks 189 out of 374Before him are Desiré Wilson (1953), Lawrence Stevens (1913), Clarence Walker (1898), Athol Fugard (1932), Bessie Head (1937), and Neville Lederle (1938). After him are Lillian Board (1948), Ernie Pieterse (1938), Steven Pienaar (1982), Luki Botha (1930), Kevin Anderson (1986), and Trevor Blokdyk (1935).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In South Africa

Among soccer players born in South Africa, Siphiwe Tshabalala ranks 5Before him are Bruce Grobbelaar (1957), Gordon Hodgson (1904), Dimas (1969), and Benni McCarthy (1977). After him are Steven Pienaar (1982), Phil Masinga (1969), Mark González (1984), Hans Vonk (1970), Lucas Radebe (1969), Matthew Booth (1977), and Aaron Mokoena (1980).