Bastian Schweinsteiger

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Bastian Schweinsteiger

Bastian Schweinsteiger (pronounced [ˈbasti̯an ˈʃvaɪ̯nʃtaɪ̯ɡɐ] (listen); born 1 August 1984) is a German former professional footballer who usually played as a central midfielder. Earlier in his career, he primarily played as a wide midfielder. Schweinsteiger is regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time, due to his tactical awareness, positioning, passing, tackling ability and also due to his ability to read and control the flow of the game. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bastian Schweinsteiger has received more than 5,733,006 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 469th most popular soccer player.

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  • 72

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  • 9.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.51

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Bastian Schweinsteiger ranks 467 out of 13,233Before him are Abedi Pele, Sergio Agüero, Claudio Gentile, Lorenzo Fernández, Karl Rappan, and Emerich Jenei. After him are Adriano, Isacio Calleja, Oliver Bierhoff, Orlando Peçanha, Ali Daei, and Philipp Lahm.

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Among people born in 1984, Bastian Schweinsteiger ranks 11Before him are Fernando Torres, Avril Lavigne, Basshunter, Wesley Sneijder, Robinho, and Katy Perry. After him are Thiago Silva, Alizée, LeBron James, Giorgio Chiellini, Robert Kubica, and Carlos Tevez.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Bastian Schweinsteiger ranks 1,693 out of 3,763Before him are Gershon Kingsley (1922), Karl Lachmann (1793), Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder (1773), Marian Gold (1954), Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma (1891), and Hermann Abendroth (1883). After him are Rudolph Goclenius (1547), Jacob Christian Schäffer (1718), Oliver Bierhoff (1968), Ludolf Bakhuizen (1630), Hannah Höch (1889), and Augustus, Grand Duke of Oldenburg (1783).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Bastian Schweinsteiger ranks 32Before him are Karl-Heinz Schnellinger (1939), Jens Lehmann (1969), Mesut Özil (1988), Jupp Derwall (1927), Uli Stielike (1954), and Thomas Tuchel (1973). After him are Oliver Bierhoff (1968), Philipp Lahm (1983), Toni Kroos (1990), Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck (1948), Ottmar Walter (1924), and Hans Schäfer (1927).

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