Lothar Matthäus

1961 - Today

Lothar Matthäus

Lothar Herbert Matthäus (German pronunciation: [ˈloːtaːɐ̯ maˈtɛːʊs]; born 21 March 1961) is a German football manager and former player. After captaining West Germany to victory in the 1990 FIFA World Cup where he lifted the World Cup trophy, he was named European Footballer of the Year. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lothar Matthäus has received more than 2,049,228 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 48th most popular soccer player.

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  • 64.84

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  • 70

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.50

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Lothar Matthäus ranks 48 out of 13,233Before him are Rivellino, Djalma Santos, Josef Bican, Bobby Moore, Stanley Matthews, and Gianluigi Buffon. After him are David Beckham, Paolo Maldini, Roger Milla, Flórián Albert, Arthur Friedenreich, and Omar Sívori.

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Among people born in 1961, Lothar Matthäus ranks 5Before him are Barack Obama, Diana, Princess of Wales, George Clooney, and Michael J. Fox. After him are Ilham Aliyev, Stephen Hillenburg, Eddie Murphy, Nadia Comăneci, Manu Chao, Peter Jackson, and Carl Lewis.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Lothar Matthäus ranks 463 out of 3,763Before him are Klaus Meine (1948), Hans Jonas (1903), Moritz Schlick (1882), Bertha Benz (1849), Erhard Milch (1892), and Johann Ambrosius Bach (1645). After him are Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742), Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911), Alexander Grothendieck (1928), Hans Georg Dehmelt (1922), Otto Fritz Meyerhof (1884), and Friedrich Olbricht (1888).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Lothar Matthäus ranks 3Before him are Franz Beckenbauer (1945) and Gerd Müller (1945). After him are Uwe Seeler (1936), Oliver Kahn (1969), Fritz Walter (1920), Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (1955), Jürgen Klinsmann (1964), Paul Breitner (1951), Helmut Schön (1915), Helmut Rahn (1929), and Bert Trautmann (1923).

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