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 122,252 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Guido Buchwald is the 615th most popular soccer player (up from 956th in 2019), the 2,098th most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,379th in 2019) and the 49th most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Guido Buchwald ranks 615 out of 16,923Before him are William Foulke, Daniel Bertoni, Thiago Alcântara, Oscar, Pirri, and Eizo Yuguchi. After him are Michael Owen, Aymoré Moreira, Gianluca Zambrotta, Frank de Boer, Nevio Scala, and Brian Laudrup.

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Among people born in 1961, Guido Buchwald ranks 58Before him are Tom Ford, Wayne Gretzky, Lea Thompson, Ian Rush, Iain Glen, and Heather Locklear. After him are Isiah Thomas, Alexandre Desplat, Macky Sall, Tite, Íngrid Betancourt, and The Edge.

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Among people born in Germany, Guido Buchwald ranks 2,098 out of 5,289Before him are Gustave Whitehead (1874), Adolf Meyer (1881), Ernst von Salomon (1902), Heinz Hoffmann (1910), Adolf Frederick I, Duke of Mecklenburg (1588), and Yehuda Amichai (1924). After him are Klaus Kinkel (1936), Franz Reuleaux (1829), Hermann I, Landgrave of Thuringia (1155), Henry XIV, Duke of Bavaria (1305), George Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1539), and Friedrich Wilhelm Schadow (1789).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Guido Buchwald ranks 49Before him are Bernd Hölzenbein (1946), Dieter Müller (1954), Hans Tilkowski (1935), Jürgen Kohler (1965), Manfred Kaltz (1953), and Philipp Lahm (1983). After him are Toni Kroos (1990), Mario Gómez (1985), Bodo Illgner (1967), Rainer Bonhof (1952), Stefan Effenberg (1968), and Joachim Streich (1951).