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 and played for the Cameroon national football team. 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 2,453,669 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Joël Matip is the 4,099th most popular soccer player (down from 2,185th in 2019), the 4,221st most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,890th in 2019) and the 300th most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Joël Matip ranks 4,099 out of 16,923Before him are Adem Ljajić, Leonel Álvarez, Pierre Webó, Axel, Nacer Chadli, and Peter Rufai. After him are Edson Braafheid, Vincent Enyeama, Younès Belhanda, Vlastimil Petržela, Percy Rojas, and Nicolás Fuentes.

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Among people born in 1991, Joël Matip ranks 65Before him are Stefan Savić, Anne-Marie, Park Hyung-sik, Lay Zhang, Adem Ljajić, and Seohyun. After him are Irene, Simone Zaza, Kim Go-eun, Ben Hardy, Emily Bett Rickards, and Christoph Kramer.

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Among people born in Germany, Joël Matip ranks 4,221 out of 5,289Before him are Kevin Kampl (1990), Jan Frodeno (1981), Marco Rose (1976), Andreas Eschbach (1959), Petra Roth (1944), and Uwe Ampler (1964). After him are Klaus-Dietrich Flade (1952), Richard Rado (1906), Bernd Leno (1992), Harald Schmidt (1957), Michael Skibbe (1965), and Gabriele Zimmer (1955).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Joël Matip ranks 300Before him are Rüdiger Schnuphase (1954), Antonio Rüdiger (1993), Max Kruse (1988), Mario Pašalić (1995), Karim Bellarabi (1990), and Kevin Kampl (1990). After him are Bernd Leno (1992), Wolfgang Fahrian (1941), Cha Du-ri (1980), Kai Havertz (1999), Dietmar Danner (1950), and Lutz Pfannenstiel (1973).