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Andreas Brehme

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Andreas "Andy" Brehme (German pronunciation: [anˈdʁeːas ˈʔandiː ˈbʁeːmə]; 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 601,846 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Andreas Brehme is the 255th most popular soccer player (down from 239th in 2019), the 1,392nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,162nd in 2019) and the 23rd 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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  • 46

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  • 9.14

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Among soccer players, Andreas Brehme ranks 255 out of 16,880Before him are José Antonio Camacho, Raúl, Amarildo Tavares da Silveira, Tamotsu Asakura, Bert Trautmann, and Takashi Kano. After him are Sergio Agüero, Sepp Piontek, Peter Bosz, Shozo Tsugitani, Jiro Miyake, and Rafael Moreno Aranzadi.

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Among people born in 1960, Andreas Brehme ranks 50Before him are Reed Hastings, John F. Kennedy Jr., Kim Wilde, Jennifer Grey, Anne Parillaud, and Thomas Haden Church. After him are Hideaki Anno, Neil Gaiman, Jean-Michel Basquiat, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Khaled, and Steve Vai.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Andreas Brehme ranks 1,392 out of 6,142Before him are Arthur Moeller van den Bruck (1876), Nicolaus von Below (1907), Bert Trautmann (1923), Hugo Schmeisser (1884), Franz Seldte (1882), and Boris Becker (1967). After him are Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (1962), Joseph Martin Kraus (1756), Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1719), Marie of Hesse-Kassel (1767), Christa Ludwig (1928), and Fritz Thyssen (1873).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Andreas Brehme ranks 23Before him are Michael Ballack (1976), Helmut Rahn (1929), Manuel Neuer (1986), Mesut Özil (1988), Helmut Haller (1939), and Bert Trautmann (1923). After him are Thomas Tuchel (1973), Jupp Derwall (1927), Karl-Heinz Schnellinger (1939), Niko Kovač (1971), Sepp Herberger (1897), and Jens Lehmann (1969).