Lars Ricken

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Lars Ricken (born 10 July 1976) is a German retired footballer and current managing director of Borussia Dortmund. From 2008 to 2024, he was the youth coordinator at Dortmund. Ricken represented Borussia Dortmund during his entire professional career, which spanned 15 years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lars Ricken has received more than 390,642 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Lars Ricken is the 3,418th most popular soccer player (up from 3,555th in 2019), the 4,862nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 4,533rd in 2019) and the 233rd most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Lars Ricken ranks 3,418 out of 21,273Before him are Kai Havertz, Guillermo Saavedra, Héctor Salva, Ahmed Radhi, Zoran Simović, and Dominique Dropsy. After him are Paulo Nunes, Mutsuhiko Nomura, Henri Françillon, Sándor Gellér, Tony Barton, and Bernardo Fernandes da Silva.

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Among people born in 1976, Lars Ricken ranks 157Before him are Freddie Prinze Jr., Paulo Wanchope, Anders Svensson, Puma Swede, Marco Di Vaio, and Jonathan Brandis. After him are Barbara Schett, Ayelet Shaked, Zemfira, Ruby Lin, Ricardinho, and Corey Stoll.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Lars Ricken ranks 4,862 out of 7,253Before him are Friedrich Ludwig Persius (1803), Adrian Sutil (1983), Emil Rausch (1883), Markus Babbel (1972), Christian Danner (1958), and Kai Havertz (1999). After him are Martha Genenger (1911), Fritz von Unruh (1885), Corona Schröter (1751), Friedhelm Konietzka (1938), Wolfgang Paul (1940), and Reinhard Lauck (1946).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Lars Ricken ranks 233Before him are Ivan Klasnić (1980), Thomas Strunz (1968), Thomas Allofs (1959), Marco Bode (1969), Markus Babbel (1972), and Kai Havertz (1999). After him are Friedhelm Konietzka (1938), Wolfgang Paul (1940), Reinhard Lauck (1946), Halil Altıntop (1982), Helmut Kremers (1949), and Hans Nowak (1937).