Manuel Neuer

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Manuel Neuer

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 widely regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers in the history of the sport, and by some as the greatest ever. Neuer has been described as a "sweeper-keeper" because of his unique playing style and speed when rushing off his line to anticipate opponents, going out of the goalkeeper box.Neuer started his career at Schalke 04 where he won the DFB-Pokal and DFL-Ligapokal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Manuel Neuer has received more than 4,555,758 page views. His biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 270th most popular soccer player.

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  • 86

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  • 11.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Manuel Neuer ranks 269 out of 13,233Before him are Dettmar Cramer, David Villa, José Antonio Reyes, Shiro Teshima, Diego Forlán, and Antoni Ramallets. After him are Ryuzo Shimizu, Robin van Persie, Kazuyoshi Miura, Waldo Machado, José Antonio Camacho, and Sepp Herberger.

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Among people born in 1986, Manuel Neuer ranks 8Before him are Rafael Nadal, Usain Bolt, Sergio Ramos, Drake, Shia LaBeouf, and Emilia Clarke. After him are Lindsay Lohan, Mario Mandžukić, Radamel Falcao, Megan Fox, Robert Pattinson, and Diego Godín.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Manuel Neuer ranks 1,292 out of 3,763Before him are Hermann Weingärtner (1864), Ernest Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1724), Christian I, Elector of Saxony (1560), Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833), Paul Landers (1964), and Albert III, Duke of Bavaria (1401). After him are Werner Best (1903), Heiner Müller (1929), Carl Heinrich Graun (1704), Bernard of Saxe-Weimar (1604), Rudolf von Sebottendorf (1875), and Princess Cecilie of Baden (1839).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Manuel Neuer ranks 21Before him are Felix Magath (1953), Berti Vogts (1946), Günter Netzer (1944), Wolfgang Overath (1943), Michael Ballack (1976), and Dettmar Cramer (1925). After him are Sepp Herberger (1897), Niko Kovač (1971), Helmut Haller (1939), Andreas Brehme (1960), Karl-Heinz Schnellinger (1939), and Jens Lehmann (1969).

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