Thiago Alcântara

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Thiago Alcântara do Nascimento (Spanish: Alcántara; born 11 April 1991), also known simply as Thiago (Spanish: [ˈtjaɣo]; Portuguese: [tʃiˈaɡu]), is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Premier League club Liverpool and the Spain national team. Born in Italy as the eldest child of former player Mazinho, Thiago joined Barcelona aged 14, and made his first team debut in 2009. After winning honours including four La Liga titles, the UEFA Champions League and the FIFA Club World Cup for Barcelona, he was signed by Bayern Munich for €25 million in 2013. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thiago Alcântara has received more than 4,272,048 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Thiago Alcântara is the 611th most popular soccer player (up from 966th in 2019), the 1,965th most popular biography from Italy (up from 2,240th in 2019) and the 50th most popular Italian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Thiago Alcântara ranks 611 out of 16,923. Before him are Aldair, Manuel Sanchís Martínez, Lucien Muller, Tatsuya Shiji, William Foulke, and Daniel Bertoni. After him are Oscar, Pirri, Eizo Yuguchi, Guido Buchwald, Michael Owen, and Aymoré Moreira.

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Among people born in 1991, Thiago Alcântara ranks 2Before him is Antoine Griezmann. After him are Eden Hazard, James Rodríguez, Ed Sheeran, Virgil van Dijk, Travis Scott, Dylan O'Brien, Tyler, the Creator, N'Golo Kanté, Roberto Firmino, and Emma Roberts.

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Among people born in Italy, Thiago Alcântara ranks 1,965 out of 4,088. Before him are Riccardo Zandonai (1883), Mitja Ribičič (1919), Nigidius Figulus (-98), Valerio Zurlini (1926), Leone Leoni (1509), and Piero Sraffa (1898). After him are Ottone Visconti (1207), Alberto Lattuada (1914), Giovanni Lajolo (1935), Realdo Colombo (1516), Giuseppe Sinopoli (1946), and Taddea Visconti (1351).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Thiago Alcântara ranks 50Before him are Roberto Boninsegna (1943), Christian Vieri (1973), Enrico Albertosi (1939), Ardico Magnini (1928), Marco Tardelli (1954), and Luca Toni (1977). After him are Gianluca Zambrotta (1977), Nevio Scala (1947), Mario Balotelli (1990), Alessandro Altobelli (1955), Bruno Conti (1955), and Azeglio Vicini (1933).

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