Taribo West

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Taribo West (born 26 March 1974) is a Nigerian pastor and former professional footballer who played as a defender. He is best remembered for his various unusual and colourful hairstyles.After winning several major trophies with Auxerre in French football, West went on to play for both Milanese clubs, Internazionale and Milan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Taribo West has received more than 592,338 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Taribo West is the 2,246th most popular soccer player (up from 2,776th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from Nigeria (up from 36th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Nigerian Soccer Player.

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  • 27

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  • 5.35

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  • 2.47

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Among soccer players, Taribo West ranks 2,246 out of 16,923Before him are Ferenc Sipos, Jan Heintze, Gheorghe Albu, Kakhi Asatiani, Nwankwo Kanu, and Masako Yoshida. After him are Beto, João Pinto, Ashley Cole, Gunder Bengtsson, Iuliu Baratky, and Guillermo Amor.

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Among people born in 1974, Taribo West ranks 98Before him are Daniel Wu, Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Sylvinho, Thure Lindhardt, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, and Alexander Wurz. After him are Edgar Wright, Tobias Menzies, Kenan Doğulu, Zhou Xun, Michael Rasmussen, and Mr Lordi.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Taribo West ranks 29 out of 200Before him are Abdullah al-Thani (1954), Ibrahim Babangida (1941), Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (1977), Murtala Mohammed (1938), Nnamdi Azikiwe (1904), and Nwankwo Kanu (1976). After him are Rashidi Yekini (1963), Abdulsalami Abubakar (1942), Emmanuel Amunike (1970), Tijani Babangida (1973), Finidi George (1971), and Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi (1924).


Among soccer players born in Nigeria, Taribo West ranks 3Before him are Jay-Jay Okocha (1973) and Nwankwo Kanu (1976). After him are Rashidi Yekini (1963), Emmanuel Amunike (1970), Tijani Babangida (1973), Finidi George (1971), Obafemi Martins (1984), Sunday Oliseh (1974), John Obi Mikel (1987), Victor Moses (1990), and Victor Ikpeba (1973).