Joël Matip

1991 - Today

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Job Joël André Matip (born 8 August 1991) is a professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Premier League club Liverpool. Matip began his professional career with Schalke 04 in 2009, and was part of their teams that won the DFB-Pokal and DFL-Supercup in 2011. He totalled 258 competitive appearances and 23 goals before moving to Liverpool on a free transfer in 2016, where he won the UEFA Champions League in 2019, starting in the final. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joël Matip has received more than 2,896,305 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia. Joël Matip is the 4,273rd most popular soccer player (down from 4,096th in 2019), the 4,760th most popular biography from Germany (down from 4,219th in 2019) and the 292nd most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Joël Matip ranks 4,273 out of 16,880Before him are Sergio Rico, Virgilio Levratto, Yoshinori Ishigami, Muricy Ramalho, Milan Škriniar, and Yumi Watanabe. After him are Aziz Bouderbala, Jan Mølby, Vincent Enyeama, Nasko Sirakov, Radek Bejbl, and Philippe Senderos.

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Among people born in 1991, Joël Matip ranks 71Before him are Moussa Marega, Aleksandr Kokorin, Lay Zhang, Cristian Tello, Isaac Cuenca, and Thomas Delaney. After him are Seohyun, Nora Mørk, Adem Ljajić, Raúl Jiménez, Rodrigo, and Hwang In-youp.

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Among people born in Germany, Joël Matip ranks 4,760 out of 6,142Before him are Maurizio Gaudino (1966), Kevin Volland (1992), Carina Wiese (1968), Oswald Karch (1917), Johann Georg Wagler (1800), and Jürgen Rüttgers (1951). After him are Roland Wohlfarth (1963), Kevin Großkreutz (1988), Rudolf Schoeller (1902), Paul Günther (1882), Rudolf Haag (1922), and Manuela Schwesig (1974).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Joël Matip ranks 292Before him are Wolfgang Seguin (1945), Rüdiger Schnuphase (1954), Jens Nowotny (1974), Birgit Prinz (1977), Maurizio Gaudino (1966), and Kevin Volland (1992). After him are Roland Wohlfarth (1963), Kevin Großkreutz (1988), Karl Allgöwer (1957), Cha Du-ri (1980), Rudolf Gramlich (1908), and Rudi Hoffmann (1935).