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Vincent Enyeama

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Vincent Enyeama (Listen) (born 29 August 1982) is a Nigerian former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. Despite his below-average height for a goalkeeper, he is popularly regarded as one of the greatest African goalkeepers of all time and of his era.During his senior career, which spanned nearly 20 years, Enyeama played for Ibom Stars, Enyimba, Iwuanyanwu Nationale, Bnei Yehuda, Hapoel Tel Aviv, Lille and Maccabi Tel Aviv. He was also a member of the Nigeria national team from 2002 until October 2015, serving as its captain from 2013 until his retirement from international football in 2015. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vincent Enyeama has received more than 757,514 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Vincent Enyeama is the 4,276th most popular soccer player (down from 4,098th in 2019), the 52nd most popular biography from Nigeria and the 15th most popular Nigerian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Vincent Enyeama ranks 4,276 out of 16,880Before him are Muricy Ramalho, Milan Škriniar, Yumi Watanabe, Joël Matip, Aziz Bouderbala, and Jan Mølby. After him are Nasko Sirakov, Radek Bejbl, Philippe Senderos, Frans Thijssen, Piyapong Pue-on, and Tomislav Erceg.

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Among people born in 1982, Vincent Enyeama ranks 170Before him are Mark Salling, Kim Min-hee, Tom Payne, Svetlana Loboda, Madjid Bougherra, and Dustin Clare. After him are Isabelle Caro, Cain Velasquez, Harry Shum Jr., Eduardo Carvalho, Ruth Wilson, and Mikhail Youzhny.

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Among people born in Nigeria, Vincent Enyeama ranks 52 out of 236Before him are Sunday Oliseh (1974), Victor Ikpeba (1973), Flora Nwapa (1931), Israel Adesanya (1989), Stephen Keshi (1962), and Uche Okechukwu (1967). After him are Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (1900), Taye Taiwo (1985), Peter Rufai (1963), Victor Moses (1990), Francis Obikwelu (1978), and Hakeem Kae-Kazim (1962).


Among soccer players born in Nigeria, Vincent Enyeama ranks 15Before him are Daniel Amokachi (1972), Finidi George (1971), Sunday Oliseh (1974), Victor Ikpeba (1973), Stephen Keshi (1962), and Uche Okechukwu (1967). After him are Taye Taiwo (1985), Peter Rufai (1963), Victor Moses (1990), Ahmed Musa (1992), Odion Ighalo (1989), and Celestine Babayaro (1978).

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