Horst Eckel

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Horst Eckel (born 8 February 1932) is a former German footballer who was part of the West German team that won the 1954 FIFA World Cup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Horst Eckel has received more than 54,290 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Horst Eckel is the 958th most popular soccer player (down from 924th in 2019), the 2,710th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,352nd in 2019) and the 74th most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Horst Eckel ranks 958 out of 16,923Before him are Norman Hunter, Takao Orii, Javier Irureta, Daniele De Rossi, Pahiño, and Karol Dobiaš. After him are Mitsuo Watanabe, Andrej Kvašňák, Mitsuo Kato, Baltazar Maria de Morais Júnior, Ugo Locatelli, and Roy Keane.

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Among people born in 1932, Horst Eckel ranks 192Before him are Ervin László, Mario Cuomo, Majel Barrett, Tommy Taylor, Katherine Paterson, and Chea Sim. After him are Vladimir Voinovich, Jean-Paul Rappeneau, Henri Namphy, Enrique Múgica, Helmut Griem, and Max Gallo.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Horst Eckel ranks 2,710 out of 5,289Before him are Hannelore Elsner (1942), Gertrude of Süpplingenburg (1115), Ricarda Huch (1864), Karin Balzer (1938), Johann Benedict Listing (1808), and John Albert I, Duke of Mecklenburg (1525). After him are Alexander Braun (1805), Ernest Casimir I, Count of Nassau-Dietz (1573), Kurt Christoph Graf von Schwerin (1684), Johannes Aventinus (1477), Marianne Sägebrecht (1945), and Werner Egk (1901).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Horst Eckel ranks 74Before him are Sami Khedira (1987), Kevin-Prince Boateng (1987), Willi Schulz (1938), Jérôme Boateng (1988), Thomas Häßler (1966), and Mario Götze (1992). After him are Marc-André ter Stegen (1992), Werner Liebrich (1927), André Schürrle (1990), Mehmet Scholl (1970), Werner Kohlmeyer (1924), and Hannes Löhr (1942).