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Sun Wen

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Sun Wen (Chinese: 孙雯; pinyin: Sūn Wén; born 6 April 1973) is a Chinese former professional footballer who played as a forward. She previously captained the China national team and the Atlanta Beat of the Women's United Soccer Association (WUSA). In 2000, she won the FIFA Female Player of the Century along with Michelle Akers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sun Wen has received more than 7,356 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Sun Wen is the 5,275th most popular soccer player (up from 5,813th in 2019), the 949th most popular biography from China (down from 871st in 2019) and the 7th most popular Chinese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Sun Wen ranks 5,275 out of 16,880Before her are Oliver Reck, Fernando Ricksen, Arif Erdem, Takeshi Koshida, Rolando Fonseca, and Marco Grassi. After her are Omar Abdulrahman, Johan Vonlanthen, Rui Jorge, Stephan Lehmann, Džoni Novak, and Branko Strupar.

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Among people born in 1973, Sun Wen ranks 368Before her are Youssef Chippo, Enrique Murciano, Demis Nikolaidis, Georgi Kinkladze, Juan Manuel Márquez, and Deng Yaping. After her are Rui Jorge, Alberto Berasategui, Juan Gabriel Vásquez, Igli Tare, Edgars Rinkēvičs, and Ian Murdock.

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Among people born in China, Sun Wen ranks 949 out of 1,392Before her are Xu Jinglei (1974), Yang Xinhai (1968), Liang Wudong (1959), Gao Zhisheng (1964), Fan Zhiyi (1969), and Deng Yaping (1973). After her are Ruth Graham (1920), Liu Guoliang (1976), Liu Boming (1966), Wang Xiaoshuai (1966), Lou Ye (1965), and Shan Sa (1972).


Among soccer players born in China, Sun Wen ranks 7Before her are Li Tie (1977), Jia Xiuquan (1963), Hao Haidong (1970), Zheng Zhi (1980), Sun Jihai (1977), and Fan Zhiyi (1969). After her are Wu Lei (1991), Dong Fangzhuo (1985), Li Weifeng (1978), Gao Hongbo (1966), Jiang Jin (1968), and Gao Lin (1986).