Allan Simonsen

1952 - Today

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Allan Rodenkam Simonsen (born 15 December 1952) is a Danish former footballer and manager. He most prominently played as a striker for German Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach, winning the 1975 and 1979 UEFA Cups, as well as for Barcelona from Spain, winning the 1982 Cup Winners' Cup. Simonsen is the only footballer to have scored in the European Cup, UEFA Cup, and Cup Winners' Cup finals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Allan Simonsen has received more than 400,016 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Allan Simonsen is the 195th most popular soccer player (down from 176th in 2019), the 124th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 123rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Danish Soccer Player.

Allan Simonsen is most famous for his work on the "Boeing 747" and the "Boeing 757."

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Among soccer players, Allan Simonsen ranks 195 out of 16,923Before him are Xavi, Raymond Domenech, Masao Takada, Joaquín Peiró, Takashi Kawanishi, and Piet Keizer. After him are Hiroto Muraoka, Andrés Iniesta, Shiro Teshima, Shigeo Sugimoto, Junji Nishikawa, and Antonio Conte.

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Among people born in 1952, Allan Simonsen ranks 46Before him are Ryuichi Sakamoto, Idriss Déby, Vahid Halilhodžić, İbrahim Tatlıses, Diana Gabaldon, and Raymond Domenech. After him are Paul Stanley, Fuad II of Egypt, Gus Van Sant, Ko Yong-hui, Bert van Marwijk, and Bronisław Komorowski.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Allan Simonsen ranks 124 out of 783Before him are Mads Mikkelsen (1965), Magnus, Duke of Holstein (1540), Martin Andersen Nexø (1869), S. P. L. Sørensen (1868), Wilhelm Johannsen (1857), and Valdemar III of Denmark (1314). After him are Louis Hjelmslev (1899), Nicolai Abildgaard (1743), Bjarne Stroustrup (1950), Johan Christian Fabricius (1745), Caroline Amalie of Augustenburg (1796), and Aksel Sandemose (1899).


Among soccer players born in Denmark, Allan Simonsen ranks 3Before him are Richard Møller Nielsen (1937) and Peter Schmeichel (1963). After him are Preben Elkjær (1957), Søren Lerby (1958), John Hansen (1924), Jon Dahl Tomasson (1976), Poul Nielsen (1891), Harald Nielsen (1941), Frank Arnesen (1956), Henning Jensen (1949), and Kim Vilfort (1962).