Wesley Sneijder

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Wesley Sneijder (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɛsli ˈsnɛidər] (listen); born 9 June 1984) is a Dutch retired professional footballer. In 2010 he was named UEFA midfielder of the season, and one of the three best midfielders in the world by FIFA. 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 3,360,057 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Wesley Sneijder is the 424th most popular soccer player (down from 371st in 2019), the 235th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 241st in 2019) and the 20th most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Wesley Sneijder ranks 424 out of 16,923Before him are Takeshi Kamo, Jürgen Grabowski, Jean Djorkaeff, Horst Hrubesch, Juninho Pernambucano, and Tokizo Ichihashi. After him are Arawa Kimura, Jan Ceulemans, Xabi Alonso, Adriano, Takeo Wakabayashi, and Alessandro Nesta.

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Among people born in 1984, Wesley Sneijder ranks 9Before him are Andrés Iniesta, Arjen Robben, Avril Lavigne, Fernando Torres, LeBron James, and Katy Perry. After him are Robinho, Carlos Tevez, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Alizée, Thiago Silva, and Javier Mascherano.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Wesley Sneijder ranks 235 out of 1,209Before him are Frederick de Houtman (1571), Alexander, Prince of Orange (1851), Ben Feringa (1951), Countess Louise Henriette of Nassau (1627), Jacobus Oud (1890), and Balthasar van der Ast (1593). After him are Geert Groote (1340), Constantijn Huygens (1596), Anton Mussert (1894), Jaap de Hoop Scheffer (1948), Jacob van Campen (1596), and Willem Blaeu (1571).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Wesley Sneijder ranks 20Before him are Ruud van Nistelrooy (1976), Patrick Kluivert (1976), Peter Bosz (1963), Jan Jongbloed (1940), Wim Suurbier (1945), and Erwin Koeman (1961). After him are Willem van Hanegem (1944), Robin van Persie (1983), Roy Makaay (1975), Frank de Boer (1970), Jaap Stam (1972), and Hans van Breukelen (1956).

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