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Theofanis Gekas

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Theofanis "Fanis" Gekas (Greek: Θεοφάνης "Φάνης" Γκέκας; born 23 May 1980) is a Greek professional football official, coach and a former player, 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 368,688 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Theofanis Gekas is the 2,406th most popular soccer player (up from 2,491st in 2019), the 697th most popular biography from Greece (down from 670th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Greek Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Theofanis Gekas ranks 2,406 out of 16,880Before him are Saeed Al-Owairan, Eder, Adrián Escudero, Horacio Muñoz, Adri van Male, and Helmut Senekowitsch. After him are Hugo Almeida, Dinko Dermendzhiev, Armand Penverne, Jozef Móder, Albert Brülls, and Jorginho Putinatti.

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Among people born in 1980, Theofanis Gekas ranks 84Before him are Sam Riley, Nick Carter, John Arne Riise, Artur Boruc, Dani Güiza, and Alistair Overeem. After him are Dan Bilzerian, Jolin Tsai, Tiziano Ferro, Laura Prepon, Anna Chlumsky, and Matthew Gray Gubler.

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Among people born in Greece, Theofanis Gekas ranks 697 out of 936Before him are Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark (1965), Ion Dragoumis (1878), Filippos Karvelas (1877), Philaenis (-250), Oxyntes (null), and Agathonas Iakovidis (1955). After him are Arianna Huffington (1950), Toma Caragiu (1925), Evangelos Venizelos (1957), Abundius (null), Ioannis Chrysafis (1873), and Alexandre Tuffère (1876).


Among soccer players born in Greece, Theofanis Gekas ranks 9Before him are Antonios Nikopolidis (1971), Ange Postecoglou (1965), Nikos Anastopoulos (1958), Antonis Antoniadis (1946), Alketas Panagoulias (1934), and Giorgos Karagounis (1977). After him are Mimis Domazos (1942), Sokratis Papastathopoulos (1988), Traianos Dellas (1976), Nikos Machlas (1973), Angelos Basinas (1976), and Kostas Mitroglou (1988).