Tony Sylva

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Tony Mario Sylva (born 17 May 1975) is a Senegalese former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He spent the vast majority of his 16-year professional career in France, playing in 157 Ligue 1 games during eight seasons and representing in the competition Monaco and Lille. Sylva appeared with Senegal in the 2002 World Cup and four Africa Cup of Nations tournaments. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tony Sylva has received more than 97,718 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Tony Sylva is the 5,766th most popular soccer player (down from 5,286th in 2019), the 44th most popular biography from Senegal (down from 37th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Tony Sylva ranks 5,766 out of 16,880Before him are Youssef En-Nesyri, Antar Yahia, John de Wolf, Alain Couriol, Iván Kaviedes, and Scott Carson. After him are Miguel Ángel Moyá, Igor Jovićević, Diego Tardelli, Roy Evans, Juan Simón, and Héctor Moreno.

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Among people born in 1975, Tony Sylva ranks 343Before him are Hélio Castroneves, Zydrunas Ilgauskas, Callan Mulvey, Erlend Øye, Youssef Chahed, and Yoani Sánchez. After him are Magdalena Maleeva, Vuk Jeremić, Sergei Ivanov, Roger Machado Marques, Jónsi, and Dulé Hill.

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In Senegal

Among people born in Senegal, Tony Sylva ranks 44 out of 114Before him are Aminata Touré (1962), Cheikh Hadjibou Soumaré (1951), Papiss Cissé (1985), Amadou Dia Ba (1958), Aïssa Maïga (1975), and Cheikhou Kouyaté (1989). After him are Fatou Diome (1968), Souleymane Ndéné Ndiaye (1958), Ferdinand Coly (1973), Dame N'Doye (1985), Mame Biram Diouf (1987), and Amara Traoré (1965).


Among soccer players born in Senegal, Tony Sylva ranks 16Before him are Henri Camara (1977), Mamadou Niang (1979), Khalilou Fadiga (1974), Ali Dia (1965), Papiss Cissé (1985), and Cheikhou Kouyaté (1989). After him are Ferdinand Coly (1973), Dame N'Doye (1985), Mame Biram Diouf (1987), Amara Traoré (1965), Lamine Diatta (1975), and Salif Diao (1977).