Wesley Sneijder

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Wesley Sneijder (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɛsli ˈsnɛidər] ; born 9 June 1984) is a Dutch former professional footballer. Due to his playmaking ability, Sneijder was considered one of the best midfielders in the world during his prime. A product of the Ajax Youth Academy, Sneijder started his professional career playing for Ajax, with whom he won four trophies and was awarded the Johan Cruyff Trophy in 2004. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wesley Sneijder has received more than 4,711,873 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 71 in 2019). Wesley Sneijder is the 303rd most popular soccer player (up from 370th in 2019), the 195th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 238th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Wesley Sneijder ranks 303 out of 21,273Before him are Ricardo Quaresma, Dragoslav Šekularac, Bo Larsson, Salvatore Schillaci, Brian Clough, and Waichiro Omura. After him are José Santamaría, Julen Lopetegui, Valentino Mazzola, Giovanni Ferrari, Claudio Gentile, and Pedro Rocha.

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Among people born in 1984, Wesley Sneijder ranks 7Before him are Mark Zuckerberg, Andrés Iniesta, Basshunter, Scarlett Johansson, Fernando Torres, and Arjen Robben. After him are LeBron James, Emmanuel Adebayor, Avril Lavigne, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Robinho, and Ben Shapiro.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Wesley Sneijder ranks 195 out of 1,646Before him are Hendrick ter Brugghen (1588), Corry Brokken (1932), Eddie Van Halen (1955), Balthasar van der Ast (1593), Willem de Sitter (1872), and Nicholas J. Spykman (1893). After him are Johann Adam Reincken (1643), Rachel Ruysch (1664), Jan van Scorel (1495), Jan Davidsz. de Heem (1606), Jan Janszoon (1570), and Willem Drees (1886).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Wesley Sneijder ranks 18Before him are Ruud van Nistelrooy (1976), Willy van de Kerkhof (1951), Arjen Robben (1984), Peter Bosz (1963), Abe Lenstra (1920), and Ruud Geels (1948). After him are Wim Jansen (1946), Robin van Persie (1983), Wim Suurbier (1945), Patrick Kluivert (1976), Willem van Hanegem (1944), and Danny Blind (1961).