William Gallas

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William Gallas

William Eric Gallas (French pronunciation: ​[wiljam ɡalas]; born 17 August 1977) is a French retired footballer who played as a defender. He played most of his footballing career in France and England before finishing his career in Australia with A-League club Perth Glory. Gallas began his career in France, before being signed by English club Chelsea in 2001. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Gallas has received more than 955,511 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,551st most popular soccer player.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, William Gallas ranks 1,547 out of 13,233Before him are David Ginola, Mark Hughes, Al-Saadi Gaddafi, Kasper Schmeichel, İlhan Mansız, and Roman Weidenfeller. After him are Alberto Gilardino, Jesús Bermúdez, Marek Jankulovski, Salif Keïta, Goran Jurić, and Leivinha.

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Among people born in 1977, William Gallas ranks 54Before him are Tom Brady, Chadwick Boseman, Milo Ventimiglia, Christian Abbiati, Fabio Grosso, and John Green. After him are Marek Jankulovski, Maniche, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthias Schoenaerts, Hasan Salihamidžić, and Ludacris.

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In France

Among people born in France, William Gallas ranks 3,004 out of 4,109Before him are Conan II, Duke of Brittany (1030), René Goblet (1828), Auguste Franchomme (1808), Oscar Heisserer (1914), David Ginola (1967), and Claude Nougaro (1929). After him are André Simon (1920), Antonin Mercié (1845), Christophe de Margerie (1951), Bernard Lama (1963), Alphonse de Châteaubriant (1877), and Victor Lanoux (1936).


Among soccer players born in France, William Gallas ranks 72Before him are Philippe Mexès (1982), Riyad Mahrez (1991), Sylvain Wiltord (1974), Étienne Mattler (1905), Oscar Heisserer (1914), and David Ginola (1967). After him are Bernard Lama (1963), Edmond Delfour (1907), Lassana Diarra (1985), Manuel Amoros (1962), Bernard Lacombe (1952), and Hatem Ben Arfa (1987).

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