Mario Götze

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Mario Götze (born 3 June 1992) is a German professional footballer who plays for Eredivisie club PSV and the Germany national team. Although his favoured position is that of a playmaker, Götze has also played as a false nine or as an emergency striker.He played for Borussia Dortmund between 2009 and 2013, winning the Bundesliga title in 2010–11 and the Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal double in 2011–12, and was a member of the team which reached the 2013 UEFA Champions League Final. In April 2013, a €37 million bid from Bayern Munich triggered a release clause in Götze's contract, making him the second-most expensive German player to date, behind Mesut Özil. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mario Götze has received more than 4,937,686 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Mario Götze is the 949th most popular soccer player (up from 1,063rd in 2019), the 2,693rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,471st in 2019) and the 73rd most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Mario Götze ranks 949 out of 16,923Before him are Tokutaro Ukon, Djibril Cissé, Dudu Georgescu, Branko Stanković, Romelu Lukaku, and Gino Colaussi. After him are Víctor Rodríguez Andrade, Juan Alonso, Norman Hunter, Takao Orii, Javier Irureta, and Daniele De Rossi.

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Among people born in 1992, Mario Götze ranks 6Before him are Neymar, Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Philippe Coutinho, and Park Chanyeol. After him are Marc-André ter Stegen, Thibaut Courtois, Phil Jones, Taylor Lautner, Cara Delevingne, and Freddie Highmore.

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Among people born in Germany, Mario Götze ranks 2,693 out of 5,289Before him are Eugen Langen (1833), Karl Mollweide (1774), Ernst von Glasersfeld (1917), William Louis, Duke of Württemberg (1647), Jacques Loeb (1859), and Stefan Bellof (1957). After him are Prince Frederick of Hesse-Kassel (1747), Gabriel Biel (1418), Princess Marie of Baden (1782), Hans Albert (1921), Johannes Fabricius (1587), and Johann Christian Poggendorff (1796).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Mario Götze ranks 73Before him are Christoph Daum (1953), Sami Khedira (1987), Kevin-Prince Boateng (1987), Willi Schulz (1938), Jérôme Boateng (1988), and Thomas Häßler (1966). After him are Horst Eckel (1932), Marc-André ter Stegen (1992), Werner Liebrich (1927), André Schürrle (1990), Mehmet Scholl (1970), and Werner Kohlmeyer (1924).

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