Andreas Brehme

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Andreas "Andy" Brehme ([anˈdʀeːas ˈbʀeːmə]; born 9 November 1960) is a German football coach and former football defender. At international level, he is best known for scoring the winning goal for Germany in the 1990 FIFA World Cup Final against Argentina from an 85th-minute penalty kick. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andreas Brehme has received more than 412,004 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Andreas Brehme is the 239th most popular soccer player (up from 290th in 2019), the 1,162nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,338th in 2019) and the 21st most popular German Soccer Player.

Andreas Brehme is most famous for scoring the winning goal in the 1990 World Cup final.

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Among soccer players, Andreas Brehme ranks 239 out of 16,923Before him are Jair Marinho, Samuel Eto'o, Luis Enrique, Toshio Hirabayashi, Paul Van Himst, and Zbigniew Boniek. After him are Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, František Plánička, Jupp Derwall, Masanori Tokita, Pedro Cea, and Tamotsu Asakura.

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Among people born in 1960, Andreas Brehme ranks 35Before him are Hassan Nasrallah, James Spader, Michael Nyqvist, Careca, Pierre Littbarski, and Simonetta Sommaruga. After him are Damon Hill, Nena, John F. Kennedy Jr., Kristin Scott Thomas, Jeffrey Dahmer, and Stanley Tucci.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Andreas Brehme ranks 1,162 out of 5,289Before him are Prince Henry of Prussia (1862), Theodor Escherich (1857), Joachim Sauer (1949), Constantin Carathéodory (1873), Ralph H. Baer (1922), and Heinrich Schwabe (1789). After him are Hermann Graf (1912), Ernst vom Rath (1909), Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden (1790), Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden (1755), Frederick Francis III, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1851), and Rupert of Salzburg (650).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Andreas Brehme ranks 21Before him are Günter Netzer (1944), Wolfgang Overath (1943), Helmut Rahn (1929), Felix Magath (1953), Michael Ballack (1976), and Karl-Heinz Schnellinger (1939). After him are Jupp Derwall (1927), Helmut Haller (1939), Sepp Herberger (1897), Jens Lehmann (1969), Dettmar Cramer (1925), and Manuel Neuer (1986).