Andreas Brehme

1960 - 2024

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Andreas "Andi" Brehme (German pronunciation: [anˈdʁeːas ˈʔandiː ˈbʁeːmə]; 9 November 1960 – 20 February 2024) was a German professional football player and coach. 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 909,113 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Andreas Brehme is the 92nd most popular soccer player (up from 254th in 2019), the 587th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,392nd in 2019) and the 10th 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 92 out of 21,273Before him are Carlos Queiroz, Hristo Stoichkov, Peter Schmeichel, Gabriel Batistuta, Guillermo Stábile, and Gylmar dos Santos Neves. After him are Fritz Walter, Oleg Blokhin, Dragan Džajić, Denis Law, Daniel Passarella, and Helenio Herrera.

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Among people born in 1960, Andreas Brehme ranks 23Before him are Hugh Grant, Franco Baresi, Kenneth Branagh, Sean Penn, Julianne Moore, and Rudi Völler. After him are Ebrahim Raisi, Tilda Swinton, Yoon Suk Yeol, Bono, Kim Ki-duk, and Roland Ratzenberger. Among people deceased in 2024, Andreas Brehme ranks 22Before him are Niklaus Wirth, Frank Farian, Carl Weathers, Roger Guillemin, Kurt Hamrin, and Dries van Agt. After him are Ebrahim Raisi, Zvi Zamir, Hage Geingob, Herbert Kroemer, César Luis Menotti, and Seiji Ozawa.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Andreas Brehme ranks 587 out of 7,253Before him are Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1811), Bert Hellinger (1925), Walter Scheel (1919), Roman Herzog (1934), Robert the Strong (900), and Widukind (755). After him are Karl Ziegler (1898), Nina Hagen (1955), August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767), Martin Heinrich Klaproth (1743), Ludwig Tieck (1773), and August Bebel (1840).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Andreas Brehme ranks 10Before him are Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (1955), Jürgen Klinsmann (1964), Uwe Seeler (1936), Oliver Kahn (1969), Paul Breitner (1951), and Rudi Völler (1960). After him are Fritz Walter (1920), Bert Trautmann (1923), Berti Vogts (1946), Helmut Rahn (1929), Harald Schumacher (1954), and Felix Magath (1953).