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Guido Buchwald

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Guido Ulrich Buchwald (born 24 January 1961) is a German former professional football player. Throughout his career he played as a defender. He is currently director of football of Stuttgarter Kickers.The best game of Buchwald's career was the final of the 1990 FIFA World Cup victory for West Germany against Argentina where he effectively marked Diego Maradona for almost the entire match, earning him the nickname "Diego". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Guido Buchwald has received more than 135,663 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia. Guido Buchwald is the 685th most popular soccer player (down from 615th in 2019), the 2,371st most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,098th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Guido Buchwald ranks 685 out of 16,880Before him are Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Adolfo Pedernera, Rüştü Reçber, Alexis Sánchez, Giovane Élber, and Dino Sani. After him are Sergi Barjuán, Lennart Skoglund, Patrice Evra, Alberto Spencer, Yuki Fushimi, and Viliam Schrojf.

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Among people born in 1961, Guido Buchwald ranks 80Before him are Alexandre Desplat, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Lea Thompson, Amr Diab, Carol W. Greider, and The Edge. After him are Andy Fletcher, Eric Stoltz, Chad Smith, Bonnie Hunt, Jimmy Somerville, and Ahmed Aboutaleb.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Guido Buchwald ranks 2,371 out of 6,142Before him are Günter Wallraff (1942), Wilhelm Filchner (1877), Otto von Knobelsdorff (1886), Franz Abt (1819), Dorothea Erxleben (1715), and Walther Meissner (1882). After him are Balthasar Hubmaier (1485), Albert Alcibiades, Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1522), Gottfried von Cramm (1909), Charles Christian, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg (1735), Ludolf von Alvensleben (1901), and Johannes Agricola (1494).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Guido Buchwald ranks 53Before him are Jérôme Boateng (1988), Max Morlock (1925), Sami Khedira (1987), Hans Schäfer (1927), Marco Reus (1989), and Mario Gómez (1985). After him are Bodo Illgner (1967), Hennes Weisweiler (1919), Robert Enke (1977), Andreas Möller (1967), Christoph Daum (1953), and Jürgen Sparwasser (1948).