Bodo Illgner

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Bodo Illgner (German pronunciation: [ˈboːdoː ˈʔɪlɡnɐ]; born 7 April 1967) is a German retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper. During his career he played for Köln and Real Madrid, and helped West Germany to the 1990 World Cup, where he became the first goalkeeper to keep a clean sheet in a World Cup final. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bodo Illgner has received more than 325,930 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Bodo Illgner is the 683rd most popular soccer player (up from 948th in 2019), the 2,241st most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,370th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular German Soccer Player.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Bodo Illgner ranks 683 out of 16,923Before him are Teizo Takeuchi, Gerard Piqué, Mario Gómez, Antonio de la Cruz, Hidemaro Watanabe, and Fernando Morientes. After him are Alfredo Foni, Daigoro Kondo, Ove Kindvall, Rainer Bonhof, Jacques Simon, and Yukio Shimomura.

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Among people born in 1967, Bodo Illgner ranks 50Before him are Jeanine Áñez, Aleksander Čeferin, Noel Gallagher, Amélie Nothomb, Mathieu Kassovitz, and Michael Jai White. After him are Andreas Möller, Gigi D'Agostino, Liev Schreiber, Heinz-Harald Frentzen, Miranda Otto, and Maria Bello.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Bodo Illgner ranks 2,241 out of 5,289Before him are Ernst Schäfer (1910), Max Pauly (1907), Ludolf von Alvensleben (1901), Bruno Loerzer (1891), Christian I, Count Palatine of Birkenfeld-Bischweiler (1598), and Hieronymus Bock (1498). After him are Gottfried von Cramm (1909), Johann Christoph Friedrich GutsMuths (1759), Judith Kerr (1923), Claude Dornier (1884), Hans Berger (1873), and Stephen the Posthumous (1236).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Bodo Illgner ranks 52Before him are Jürgen Kohler (1965), Manfred Kaltz (1953), Philipp Lahm (1983), Guido Buchwald (1961), Toni Kroos (1990), and Mario Gómez (1985). After him are Rainer Bonhof (1952), Stefan Effenberg (1968), Joachim Streich (1951), Jürgen Sparwasser (1948), Andreas Möller (1967), and Klaus Allofs (1956).