Ståle Solbakken

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Ståle Solbakken (born 27 February 1968) is a Norwegian professional football manager and former player who is the current manager of Norway. During his playing career, Solbakken was named 1995 Norwegian midfielder of the year, and he won the Danish Superliga championship with both Aalborg BK and Copenhagen (in 1999 and 2001 respectively). He played 58 matches and scored nine goals for the Norway national football team during the end of the 1990s, and represented Norway at the 1998 World Cup and 2000 European Championship tournaments. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ståle Solbakken has received more than 317,788 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Ståle Solbakken is the 2,350th most popular soccer player (down from 2,285th in 2019), the 298th most popular biography from Norway (down from 260th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Norwegian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Ståle Solbakken ranks 2,350 out of 16,923Before him are Hans Jakob, Flemming Povlsen, Frenkie de Jong, Buakaw Banchamek, Christian Ziege, and Bernhard Klodt. After him are Joseph-Antoine Bell, Lei Clijsters, Edgardo Bauza, Alberto Mario González, Casiano Chavarría, and Emerich Vogl.

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Among people born in 1968, Ståle Solbakken ranks 151Before him are Ukhnaagiin Khürelsükh, Aleksandr Mostovoi, Jana Novotná, Jovenel Moïse, Petr Korda, and Boris Gelfand. After him are Talant Duyshebaev, Laura Leighton, Sergei Lukyanenko, Hervé Renard, Megan Follows, and Gordon Bajnai.

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Among people born in Norway, Ståle Solbakken ranks 298 out of 735Before him are Anne Stine Ingstad (1918), Sverre Stenersen (1926), Jørn Andersen (1963), Morten Tyldum (1967), Jan Kjærstad (1953), and Johan Falkberget (1879). After him are Ferdinand Bie (1888), Molla Mallory (1884), Simen Agdestein (1967), Klaus Egge (1906), Tom Henning Øvrebø (1966), and Kristofer Hivju (1978).


Among soccer players born in Norway, Ståle Solbakken ranks 11Before him are John Arne Riise (1980), Arne Brustad (1912), Arnfinn Bergmann (1928), John Carew (1979), Nils Eriksen (1911), and Jørn Andersen (1963). After him are Nils Arne Eggen (1941), Rune Bratseth (1961), Tore André Flo (1973), Henry Johansen (1904), Øivind Holmsen (1912), and Martin Ødegaard (1998).