Yoann Gourcuff

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Yoann Miguel Gourcuff (born 11 July 1986) is a French former professional footballer who played mainly as an attacking midfielder. He could also be utilized as a withdrawn striker, and was described as a "playmaker of real quality" who "is an accomplished passer of the ball". Gourcuff was described by former France international player David Ginola as the best French player of his generation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yoann Gourcuff has received more than 970,904 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Yoann Gourcuff is the 2,759th most popular soccer player (down from 2,368th in 2019), the 3,853rd most popular biography from France (down from 3,233rd in 2019) and the 138th most popular French Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Yoann Gourcuff ranks 2,759 out of 16,923Before him are Hervé Revelli, Bogdan Stelea, Mario Basler, Georges Stuber, Elano, and Valentin Ivanov. After him are Steve Mandanda, Vasilis Hatzipanagis, Arthur Berry, Pim Doesburg, Omero Tognon, and Salvatore Sirigu.

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Among people born in 1986, Yoann Gourcuff ranks 77Before him are Dane DeHaan, Ignazio Abate, Yuto Nagatomo, Lucas Biglia, Holland Roden, and João Moutinho. After him are Dinara Safina, Fredy Guarín, Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey, Agnez Mo, Charlotte Casiraghi, and Oliver Sykes.

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Among people born in France, Yoann Gourcuff ranks 3,853 out of 5,234Before him are Henri Béraud (1885), Nina Companeez (1937), Michel Roger (1949), André Chorda (1938), Hervé Revelli (1946), and Philippe Douste-Blazy (1953). After him are Émile Oustalet (1844), Frédéric Diefenthal (1968), Pierre Brunet (1902), Philippe Gondet (1942), Rachid Bouchareb (1953), and Claude Allègre (1937).


Among soccer players born in France, Yoann Gourcuff ranks 138Before him are Augustin Chantrel (1906), François Remetter (1928), Dominique Colonna (1928), Guillaume Bieganski (1932), André Chorda (1938), and Hervé Revelli (1946). After him are Philippe Gondet (1942), Kazimir Hnatow (1929), Lucas Hernandez (1996), César Ruminski (1924), Antoine Cuissard (1924), and Petit (1976).