SOCCER PLAYER

Bastian Schweinsteiger

1984 - Today

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Bastian Schweinsteiger (pronounced [ˈbasti̯a(ː)n ˈʃvaɪnʃtaɪɡɐ] ; born 1 August 1984) is a German former professional footballer who played as a midfielder. Earlier in his career, he primarily played as a wide midfielder; he later switched to a central midfield role. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bastian Schweinsteiger has received more than 7,925,509 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia. Bastian Schweinsteiger is the 426th most popular soccer player (down from 415th in 2019), the 1,613th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,756th in 2019) and the 38th most popular German Soccer Player.

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  • 7.9M

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  • 58.40

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 74

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Bastian Schweinsteiger ranks 426 out of 21,273Before him are Haruo Arima, Reino Börjesson, Antonín Puč, Igor Netto, Michiyo Taki, and Philipp Lahm. After him are Juan Sebastián Verón, Masuzo Madono, Oliver Bierhoff, Thiago Alcântara, John Charles, and Marius Trésor.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1984, Bastian Schweinsteiger ranks 11Before him are Fernando Torres, Arjen Robben, Wesley Sneijder, LeBron James, Emmanuel Adebayor, and Avril Lavigne. After him are Robinho, Ben Shapiro, Carlos Tevez, Javier Mascherano, Alizée, and Giorgio Chiellini.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Bastian Schweinsteiger ranks 1,613 out of 7,253Before him are Wolf Vostell (1932), Carl Oberg (1897), Erwin Bowien (1899), Franz Ernst Neumann (1798), Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld (1921), and Philipp Lahm (1983). After him are Princess Friederike of Brandenburg-Schwedt (1736), Franz Xaver Schwarz (1875), Conrad, Margrave of Meissen (1097), Oliver Bierhoff (1968), Eduard Mörike (1804), and Otto Wels (1873).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Germany

Among soccer players born in Germany, Bastian Schweinsteiger ranks 38Before him are Helmut Schön (1915), Jürgen Grabowski (1944), Jupp Derwall (1927), Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck (1948), Ottmar Walter (1924), and Philipp Lahm (1983). After him are Oliver Bierhoff (1968), Hans-Peter Briegel (1955), Marco Reus (1989), Klaus Fischer (1949), Hans Schäfer (1927), and Max Morlock (1925).