Manuel Neuer

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Manuel Peter Neuer (German pronunciation: [ˈmaːnu̯eːl ˈnɔʏ.ɐ, -ɛl -]; born 27 March 1986) is a German professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper and captains both Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the Germany national team. He is regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers in the history of the sport. Neuer has been described as a "sweeper-keeper" because of his playing style and speed when rushing off his line to anticipate opponents, going out of the goalkeeper box. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Manuel Neuer has received more than 5,900,820 page views. His biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 86 in 2019). Manuel Neuer is the 349th most popular soccer player (down from 269th in 2019), the 1,458th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,291st in 2019) and the 27th most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Manuel Neuer ranks 349 out of 16,923Before him are Carlos Queiroz, Jan Jongbloed, Yasuo Suzuki, Dettmar Cramer, Antoni Ramallets, and Gyula Lóránt. After him are Imre Schlosser, Amadeo Carrizo, Toninho Cerezo, Sigfried Held, Giovanni Ferrari, and Vladica Popović.

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Among people born in 1986, Manuel Neuer ranks 7Before him are Lady Gaga, Shia LaBeouf, Usain Bolt, Drake, Sergio Ramos, and Rafael Nadal. After him are Robert Pattinson, Emilia Clarke, Mario Mandžukić, Amber Heard, Asa Akira, and Lindsay Lohan.

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Among people born in Germany, Manuel Neuer ranks 1,458 out of 5,289Before him are Prince Frederick of the Netherlands (1797), Ralf Rangnick (1958), Peter von Cornelius (1784), Dettmar Cramer (1925), Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1719), and Michel Bréal (1832). After him are Leonhart Fuchs (1501), John Polanyi (1929), Jakob Wassermann (1873), Astrid Kirchherr (1938), Rudolf Caracciola (1901), and Georg Baselitz (1938).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Manuel Neuer ranks 27Before him are Andreas Brehme (1960), Jupp Derwall (1927), Helmut Haller (1939), Sepp Herberger (1897), Jens Lehmann (1969), and Dettmar Cramer (1925). After him are Uli Stielike (1954), Oliver Bierhoff (1968), Thomas Tuchel (1973), Jürgen Grabowski (1944), Horst Hrubesch (1951), and Klaus Fischer (1949).

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