Helmut Haller

1939 - 2012

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Helmut Haller (German pronunciation: [ˈhɛlmuːt ˈhalɐ]; 21 July 1939 – 11 October 2012) was a German footballer who played as a forward. At international level, he represented West Germany at three World Cups. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helmut Haller has received more than 132,308 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Helmut Haller is the 257th most popular soccer player (up from 288th in 2019), the 1,228th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,333rd in 2019) and the 23rd most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Helmut Haller ranks 257 out of 16,923Before him are Sepp Piontek, Osvaldo Ardiles, Roberto Mancini, Lee Yoo-hyung, Pepe, and Teófilo Cubillas. After him are Raimundo Orsi, Yoshio Fujiwara, Didier Drogba, Ken Noritake, René van de Kerkhof, and Andoni Zubizarreta.

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Among people born in 1939, Helmut Haller ranks 73Before him are Amancio Amaro, Scott McKenzie, Fikret Abdić, Sidney Altman, Pak Pong-ju, and Susumu Tonegawa. After him are Bernard Kouchner, Dale T. Mortensen, Lily Tomlin, Fred Willard, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, and Abdullah Ahmad Badawi. Among people deceased in 2012, Helmut Haller ranks 62Before him are Paul L. Smith, F. Sherwood Rowland, Scott McKenzie, Ben Gazzara, Carlo Maria Martini, and Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.. After him are E. Donnall Thomas, Chadli Bendjedid, Gustav Leonhardt, Gore Vidal, Chris Marker, and William Standish Knowles.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Helmut Haller ranks 1,228 out of 5,289Before him are Princess Feodora of Leiningen (1807), Rudi Dutschke (1940), Thomas Abbt (1738), Hermann Kolbe (1818), Hartmann Schedel (1440), and Joachim Fest (1926). After him are Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden (1826), Margarethe von Trotta (1942), Nena (1960), Hans Reichenbach (1891), Lothar von Richthofen (1894), and Theodor Busse (1897).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Helmut Haller ranks 23Before him are Helmut Rahn (1929), Felix Magath (1953), Michael Ballack (1976), Karl-Heinz Schnellinger (1939), Andreas Brehme (1960), and Jupp Derwall (1927). After him are Sepp Herberger (1897), Jens Lehmann (1969), Dettmar Cramer (1925), Manuel Neuer (1986), Uli Stielike (1954), and Oliver Bierhoff (1968).