Theofanis Gekas

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Theofanis "Fanis" Gekas (Greek: Θεοφάνης "Φάνης" Γκέκας; born 23 May 1980) is a Greek former professional footballer who played as a striker.He has been the top goalscorer of Superleague Greece and the Bundesliga in previous seasons. Most of his career has been spent in those two countries and Turkey, but he has also played top-flight football in England and Spain. At international level, Gekas represented Greece at two European Championships and as many World Cups, earning 78 caps between 2005 and 2014. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theofanis Gekas has received more than 299,642 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Theofanis Gekas is the 2,493rd most popular soccer player (down from 2,380th in 2019), the 671st most popular biography from Greece (down from 591st in 2019) and the 7th most popular Greek Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Theofanis Gekas ranks 2,493 out of 16,923Before him are Mario de las Casas, Peter Osgood, Roberto Martínez, Cristiano Lucarelli, Abelardo Fernández, and Nicolas Hoydonckx. After him are Leopold Hofmann, Márcio Santos, Tore André Flo, Jimmy McGrory, Giuseppe Casari, and Walter Meeuws.

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Among people born in 1980, Theofanis Gekas ranks 79Before him are Christian Poulsen, Ashley Cole, Katherine Waterston, Ben Foster, Tom Boonen, and Gong Hyo-jin. After him are Jolin Tsai, Zachary Levi, Christoph Metzelder, Robbie Keane, Sam Riley, and Matthew Gray Gubler.

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Among people born in Greece, Theofanis Gekas ranks 671 out of 855Before him are Ioannis Theodoropoulos (1900), Georgios Theotokis (1844), Nikolaos Kalogeropoulos (1851), Dimitrios Rallis (1844), Spyridon Chazapis (1872), and Panagiotis Pavlidis (1900). After him are Thrasyvoulos Zaimis (1822), Filippos Karvelas (1877), Sam Panopoulos (1934), Evangelos Venizelos (1957), Alexandros Othonaios (1879), and Mimis Domazos (1942).


Among soccer players born in Greece, Theofanis Gekas ranks 7Before him are Antonios Nikopolidis (1971), Theodoros Zagorakis (1971), Angelos Charisteas (1980), Giorgos Karagounis (1977), Alketas Panagoulias (1934), and Nikos Anastopoulos (1958). After him are Mimis Domazos (1942), Sokratis Papastathopoulos (1988), Traianos Dellas (1976), Ange Postecoglou (1965), Nikos Machlas (1973), and Angelos Basinas (1976).