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Bert Trautmann

1923 - 2013

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Bernhard Carl "Bert" Trautmann EK OBE BVO (22 October 1923 – 19 July 2013) was a German professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper for Manchester City from 1949 to 1964. In August 1933, (aged 9), he joined the Jungvolk, the junior section of the Hitler Youth. Trautmann joined the Luftwaffe early in the Second World War, and then served as a paratrooper. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bert Trautmann has received more than 2,128,603 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Bert Trautmann is the 253rd most popular soccer player (down from 126th in 2019), the 1,388th most popular biography from Germany (down from 857th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular German Soccer Player.

Bert Trautmann was a German football player who played for Manchester City. He is most famous for playing in the 1956 FA Cup Final with a broken neck.

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Among soccer players, Bert Trautmann ranks 253 out of 16,880Before him are Enrique Ballestrero, Lee Yoo-hyung, José Antonio Camacho, Raúl, Amarildo Tavares da Silveira, and Tamotsu Asakura. After him are Takashi Kano, Andreas Brehme, Sergio Agüero, Sepp Piontek, Peter Bosz, and Shozo Tsugitani.

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Among people born in 1923, Bert Trautmann ranks 64Before him are Freeman Dyson, Rasul Gamzatov, Shūsaku Endō, Chuck Yeager, Hank Williams, and Stig Dagerman. After him are Chaleo Yoovidhya, Victoria de los Ángeles, Norman Mailer, Reinhart Koselleck, Richard Avedon, and Lloyd Shapley. Among people deceased in 2013, Bert Trautmann ranks 66Before him are David H. Hubel, Robert Fogel, Stéphane Hessel, Kenneth G. Wilson, Kenneth Waltz, and Glafcos Clerides. After him are Roger Ebert, Sławomir Mrożek, Sung Jae-gi, Pierre Mauroy, Bigas Luna, and Ovadia Yosef.

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Among people born in Germany, Bert Trautmann ranks 1,388 out of 6,142Before him are Johann Eck (1486), Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine (1866), Johann Kuhnau (1660), Julius Schaub (1898), Arthur Moeller van den Bruck (1876), and Nicolaus von Below (1907). After him are Hugo Schmeisser (1884), Franz Seldte (1882), Boris Becker (1967), Andreas Brehme (1960), Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (1962), and Joseph Martin Kraus (1756).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Bert Trautmann ranks 22Before him are Helmut Schön (1915), Michael Ballack (1976), Helmut Rahn (1929), Manuel Neuer (1986), Mesut Özil (1988), and Helmut Haller (1939). After him are Andreas Brehme (1960), Thomas Tuchel (1973), Jupp Derwall (1927), Karl-Heinz Schnellinger (1939), Niko Kovač (1971), and Sepp Herberger (1897).