Jupp Heynckes

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Josef "Jupp" Heynckes (German: [ˈjʊp ˈhaɪnkəs]; born 9 May 1945) is a German retired professional footballer and manager. As a player, he spent the majority of his career as a striker for Borussia Mönchengladbach in its golden era of the 1960s and '70s, where he won many national championships and the DFB-Pokal, as well as the UEFA Cup. During this period the team played in its only European Cup final in 1977, losing to Liverpool. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jupp Heynckes has received more than 2,233,133 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Jupp Heynckes is the 4th most popular coach, the 242nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 233rd in 2019) and the most popular German Coach.

Jupp Heynckes is most famous for being the manager of the German national football team that won the World Cup in 1990.

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Among coaches, Jupp Heynckes ranks 4 out of 329Before him are Alex Ferguson, Rinus Michels, and Dino Zoff. After him are Giovanni Trapattoni, Arsène Wenger, Fabio Capello, Luis Aragonés, Sepp Maier, Ronald Koeman, José Mourinho, and Luiz Felipe Scolari.

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Among people born in 1945, Jupp Heynckes ranks 14Before him are Aung San Suu Kyi, Tom Selleck, Eric Clapton, Helen Mirren, Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein, and Eddy Merckx. After him are Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Wim Wenders, Ritchie Blackmore, Patrick Modiano, Daniel Ortega, and Yoshinori Ohsumi.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Jupp Heynckes ranks 242 out of 5,289Before him are Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg (1868), Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten (1714), Valentinian II (371), Walther von Brauchitsch (1881), Wilhelm Eduard Weber (1804), and Eduard Buchner (1860). After him are John of Austria (1547), Max von Laue (1879), Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk (1887), Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden (1710), Franz Mesmer (1734), and Ernst Jünger (1895).

Among COACHES In Germany

Among coaches born in Germany, Jupp Heynckes ranks 1After him are Sepp Maier (1944), Otto Rehhagel (1938), Joachim Löw (1960), Jürgen Klopp (1967), Ottmar Hitzfeld (1949), Bernd Schuster (1959), Pierre Littbarski (1960), Hans-Dieter Flick (1965), Ralf Rangnick (1958), Matthias Sammer (1967), and Andreas Köpke (1962).