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26/01/1961 Wayne Gretzky is born

Wayne Douglas Gretzky is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and former head coach. He played twenty seasons in the National Hockey League for four teams from 1979 to 1999. Nicknamed "The Great One", he has been called "the greatest hockey player ever" by many sportswriters, players, and the league itself.


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  • Personal 

  • Member of sportsteam 

  • Early years 

  • World Hockey Association 

  • NHL career 

  • International play 

  • Skills and influences 

  • Post-retirement 

  • Legacy 

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