Marc Wilmots

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Marc Robert Wilmots (born 22 February 1969) is a Belgian professional football manager and former player who is the sporting director of Schalke 04. During his club career as an attacking midfielder, he won trophies with KV Mechelen, Standard Liège and Schalke 04. He represented the Belgium national team, earning 70 caps. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marc Wilmots has received more than 774,759 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. Marc Wilmots is the 811th most popular soccer player (down from 743rd in 2019), the 317th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 321st in 2019) and the 12th most popular Belgian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Marc Wilmots ranks 811 out of 21,273Before him are Hugo Gatti, Saeed Al-Owairan, Manuel Sanchís Martínez, Slava Metreveli, Tita, and Eric Abidal. After him are Christophe Galtier, Domingo Tejera, Lefter Küçükandonyadis, Hans Tilkowski, Dudu Georgescu, and Viktor Ponedelnik.

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Among people born in 1969, Marc Wilmots ranks 65Before him are Bong Joon-ho, Robert Miles, Hong Myung-bo, Oleg Salenko, Thomas Vinterberg, and Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands. After him are Sahra Wagenknecht, Laurie Holden, Paulo Bento, Keith Flint, Julie Delpy, and Robert Sean Leonard.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Marc Wilmots ranks 317 out of 1,190Before him are Guido Gezelle (1830), Hendrik Conscience (1812), Frans Francken the Younger (1581), Henry of Ghent (1217), Odile Defraye (1888), and Prince Baudouin of Belgium (1869). After him are J.-H. Rosny aîné (1856), Jan Provoost (1465), Denis Calvaert (1540), Maerten de Vos (1532), Bernard Voorhoof (1910), and Leo Joseph Suenens (1904).


Among soccer players born in Belgium, Marc Wilmots ranks 12Before him are Jan Ceulemans (1957), Thibaut Courtois (1992), Romelu Lukaku (1993), Enzo Scifo (1966), Frans Janssens (1945), and Odilon Polleunis (1943). After him are Bernard Voorhoof (1910), Jean-Marc Bosman (1964), Franky Van der Elst (1961), Wilfried Van Moer (1945), Raoul Lambert (1944), and Dries Mertens (1987).