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Jupp Heynckes

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Josef "Jupp" Heynckes (German: [ˈjʊp ˈhaɪnkəs]; born 9 May 1945) is a German retired professional footballer and manager. The majority of his player career was as a striker for Borussia Mönchengladbach in its golden era of the 1960s and '70s, when they 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 2,578,237 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Jupp Heynckes is the 4th most popular coach, the 231st most popular biography from Germany (up from 242nd 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 328Before him are Alex Ferguson, Arsène Wenger, and Carlo Ancelotti. After him are José Mourinho, Dino Zoff, Rinus Michels, Guus Hiddink, Luis Aragonés, Giovanni Trapattoni, Louis van Gaal, and Fabio Capello.

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Among people born in 1945, Jupp Heynckes ranks 15Before him are Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Eric Clapton, Tom Selleck, Daniel Ortega, Helen Mirren, and Björn Ulvaeus. After him are Lemmy, Wim Wenders, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Eddy Merckx, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, and Ritchie Blackmore.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Jupp Heynckes ranks 231 out of 6,142Before him are Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880), Thomas Müntzer (1489), Herbert Marcuse (1898), Albert Kesselring (1885), John of Austria (1547), and Ludwig Erhard (1897). After him are Wilhelm Pieck (1876), Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor (1016), Alexandra Feodorovna (1872), Leopold von Ranke (1795), Hermann Hoth (1885), and Wilm Hosenfeld (1895).

Among COACHES In Germany

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