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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 223,014 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Helmut Haller is the 241st most popular soccer player (up from 257th in 2019), the 1,339th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,228th in 2019) and the 21st most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Helmut Haller ranks 241 out of 16,880Before him are Yasuo Takamori, Gusztáv Sebes, Michel Preud'homme, František Plánička, Yochanan Vollach, and Osvaldo Ardiles. After him are Giovanni Ferrari, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Francisco Varallo, Raimundo Orsi, Paul Van Himst, and Enrique Ballestrero.

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Among people born in 1939, Helmut Haller ranks 80Before him are Fritjof Capra, Bernard Kouchner, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Ion Țiriac, Cynthia Lennon, and Ruud Lubbers. After him are Lucia Popp, Joaquim Chissano, John Sculley, Richard Serra, Amarildo Tavares da Silveira, and Lee Majors. Among people deceased in 2012, Helmut Haller ranks 67Before him are Norman Schwarzkopf Jr., Herbert Lom, Paddy Roy Bates, Chris Marker, Miguel de la Madrid, and Rauf Denktaş. After him are Renato Dulbecco, Paul L. Smith, Sergio Oliva, Chaleo Yoovidhya, David Kelly, and Bingu wa Mutharika.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Helmut Haller ranks 1,339 out of 6,142Before him are Friedrich Maximilian Klinger (1752), Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia (1828), Charles I, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1654), Christian Friedrich Hebbel (1813), Gertrude of Merania (1185), and Otto of Bamberg (1060). After him are Annemarie Schimmel (1922), Gunter Sachs (1932), Karl Richter (1926), Helmuth James von Moltke (1907), August Hirt (1898), and Niklot (1100).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Helmut Haller ranks 21Before him are Harald Schumacher (1954), Helmut Schön (1915), Michael Ballack (1976), Helmut Rahn (1929), Manuel Neuer (1986), and Mesut Özil (1988). After him are Bert Trautmann (1923), Andreas Brehme (1960), Thomas Tuchel (1973), Jupp Derwall (1927), Karl-Heinz Schnellinger (1939), and Niko Kovač (1971).