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Wesley Sneijder

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Wesley Sneijder (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɛsli ˈsnɛidər] (listen); born 9 June 1984) is a Dutch retired professional footballer. Due to his elite playmaking ability, Sneijder was considered one of the best midfielders in the world during his prime.A product of the Ajax Youth Academy, he started his professional career playing for Ajax, with whom he won four trophies and was awarded the Johan Cruyff Trophy in 2004. He was sold to Real Madrid for €27 million in 2007, winning La Liga in his first season with the club, and transferred to Inter Milan for €15 million in 2009. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wesley Sneijder has received more than 4,115,741 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 72 in 2019). Wesley Sneijder is the 371st most popular soccer player (up from 424th in 2019), the 238th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 235th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Wesley Sneijder ranks 371 out of 16,880Before him are Toninho Cerezo, Fabien Barthez, Petr Čech, Julen Lopetegui, Masafumi Hara, and Marcelo. After him are Branko Zebec, Alessandro Nesta, Angelo Schiavio, Nobuo Matsunaga, Oliver Bierhoff, and Alain Giresse.

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Among people born in 1984, Wesley Sneijder ranks 9Before him are Scarlett Johansson, Fernando Torres, Arjen Robben, LeBron James, Avril Lavigne, and Robinho. After him are Basshunter, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Alizée, Carlos Tevez, Gaspard Ulliel, and Katy Perry.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Wesley Sneijder ranks 238 out of 1,427Before him are Alexander, Prince of Orange (1851), Bartholomeus van der Helst (1613), Hendrik Petrus Berlage (1856), Otto van Veen (1556), John II, Count of Holland (1247), and William II, Duke of Bavaria (1365). After him are Robin van Persie (1983), Lidwina (1380), Pieter van Laer (1599), Jan Jongbloed (1940), Cornelis Johannes van Houten (1920), and Adriaen van de Velde (1636).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Wesley Sneijder ranks 19Before him are Arjen Robben (1984), Johnny Rep (1951), Ruud van Nistelrooy (1976), Peter Bosz (1963), Erwin Koeman (1961), and Patrick Kluivert (1976). After him are Robin van Persie (1983), Jan Jongbloed (1940), Wim Suurbier (1945), Abe Lenstra (1920), Willem van Hanegem (1944), and Frank de Boer (1970).

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