Harald Schumacher

1954 - Today

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Harald Anton "Toni" Schumacher (born 6 March 1954) is a German former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. At club level, he won a Bundesliga title and three DFB-Pokal titles with 1. FC Köln. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harald Schumacher has received more than 388,499 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Harald Schumacher is the 140th most popular soccer player (up from 177th in 2019), the 738th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,070th in 2019) and the 15th most popular German Soccer Player.

Harald Schumacher is most famous for his tackle on French player Patrick Battiston in the 1982 World Cup semi-final.

Memorability Metrics

  • 390k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.52

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Harald Schumachers by language

Over the past year Harald Schumacher has had the most page views in the with 100,164 views, followed by Turkish (27,006), and French (25,104). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Greek (179.78%), Malagasy (112.02%), and Basque (66.45%)


Among soccer players, Harald Schumacher ranks 140 out of 21,273Before him are Zoltán Czibor, Alcides Ghiggia, Allan Simonsen, Sergio Ramos, Carlos Valderrama, and Robert Lewandowski. After him are Sandro Mazzola, Juan Alberto Schiaffino, Xavi, Xabi Alonso, José Leandro Andrade, and Ruud Krol.

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Among people born in 1954, Harald Schumacher ranks 28Before him are Stieg Larsson, Ray Liotta, Ang Lee, Jorge Jesus, Serzh Sargsyan, and Annie Lennox. After him are Condoleezza Rice, Matt Groening, Vojislav Šešelj, João Lourenço, Robert Kocharyan, and Jim Belushi.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Harald Schumacher ranks 738 out of 7,253Before him are Wilhelm Liebknecht (1826), Peter Parler (1330), Otto III, Duke of Bavaria (1261), Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich (1806), Franz Stuck (1863), and Gudrun Burwitz (1929). After him are Georg von Frundsberg (1473), John William Friso, Prince of Orange (1687), Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1750), Maria Anna of Bavaria (1805), David Strauss (1808), and Günter Schabowski (1929).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Harald Schumacher ranks 15Before him are Rudi Völler (1960), Andreas Brehme (1960), Fritz Walter (1920), Bert Trautmann (1923), Berti Vogts (1946), and Helmut Rahn (1929). After him are Felix Magath (1953), Günter Netzer (1944), Thomas Tuchel (1973), Michael Ballack (1976), Manuel Neuer (1986), and Wolfgang Overath (1943).