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Leon Goretzka

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Leon Christoph Goretzka (born 6 February 1995) is a German professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the Germany national team. Starting off his career with VfL Bochum in 2012, he went on play more than 100 Bundesliga games for Schalke 04 before signing with Bayern Munich in 2018. A full international since 2014, he has won more than 40 caps for the Germany national team and represented his country at the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and UEFA Euro 2020. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leon Goretzka has received more than 3,028,307 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Leon Goretzka is the 2,256th most popular soccer player (up from 2,383rd in 2019), the 4,082nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,733rd in 2019) and the 155th most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Leon Goretzka ranks 2,256 out of 16,880Before him are Matías Almeyda, Anton Allemann, Marcel Koller, Thorgan Hazard, Ernesto Grillo, and Petre Steinbach. After him are Jesús María Satrústegui, Andriy Yarmolenko, Jan Diddens, Jan Heintze, Ernesto Chaparro, and Vincent Candela.

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Among people born in 1995, Leon Goretzka ranks 16Before him are Joshua Kimmich, Serge Gnabry, V, André Silva, Sardar Azmoun, and Anthony Martial. After him are Takumi Minamino, Presnel Kimpembe, Niklas Süle, Ferland Mendy, Adrien Rabiot, and Marcos Llorente.

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Among people born in Germany, Leon Goretzka ranks 4,082 out of 6,142Before him are Joseph Höffner (1906), Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708), Alice Salomon (1872), Tomer Sisley (1974), Richard Schorr (1867), and Magdalena Wilhelmine of Württemberg (1677). After him are Eduard Oscar Schmidt (1823), Peter Brötzmann (1941), Arthur Jonath (1909), Heinrich Rose (1795), Christian Wilhelm Allers (1857), and Michael Müller (1964).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Leon Goretzka ranks 155Before him are Bernard Dietz (1948), Michael Zorc (1962), Otto Siffling (1912), Thomas Berthold (1964), Bernd Stange (1948), and Manfred Burgsmüller (1949). After him are Timo Werner (1996), Bernd Förster (1956), Rainer Zobel (1948), Albert Brülls (1937), Christian Ziege (1972), and Niklas Süle (1995).