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 in 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 434,304 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Allan Simonsen is the 159th most popular soccer player (up from 195th in 2019), the 112th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 124th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular 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 159 out of 16,880Before him are Gunnar Gren, Felix Magath, José Altafini, Ivica Osim, Wim Jansen, and Berti Vogts. After him are József Bozsik, Grzegorz Lato, Günter Netzer, Wolfgang Overath, Davor Šuker, and Ruud Krol.

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Among people born in 1952, Allan Simonsen ranks 51Before him are Mr. T, Jimmy Connors, Cyril Ramaphosa, Bert van Marwijk, Lee Hsien Loong, and Desireless. After him are Uli Hoeneß, Paul Stanley, Fuad II of Egypt, Charles Scott Sherrington, Gus Van Sant, and George Papandreou.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Allan Simonsen ranks 112 out of 893Before him are Bille August (1948), Niels Gade (1817), Hans Christian Gram (1853), Harald Bohr (1887), Sophia Brahe (1556), and Nicolai Abildgaard (1743). After him are Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark (1968), N. F. S. Grundtvig (1783), Prince Valdemar of Denmark (1858), Boetius of Dacia (1240), Gudfred (800), and Eric III of Denmark (1100).


Among soccer players born in Denmark, Allan Simonsen ranks 2Before him are Peter Schmeichel (1963). After him are Richard Møller Nielsen (1937), Poul Nielsen (1891), Preben Elkjær (1957), Søren Lerby (1958), Christian Eriksen (1992), Jon Dahl Tomasson (1976), Harald Nielsen (1941), Henning Jensen (1949), Kenneth Zohore (1994), and John Hansen (1924).