Markus Babbel

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Markus Babbel (pronounced [ˈmaʁkʊs ˈbabl̩]; born 8 September 1972) is a German professional football coach and former player who last managed the Western Sydney Wanderers FC. He played as a defender for clubs in Germany and England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Markus Babbel has received more than 441,964 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Markus Babbel is the 2,798th most popular soccer player (down from 2,570th in 2019), the 3,873rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,983rd in 2019) and the 196th most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Markus Babbel ranks 2,798 out of 16,923. Before him are Andrés D'Alessandro, Yoshinori Ishigami, Dionisio Mejía, Tijani Babangida, Jesper Olsen, and Sergi Barjuán. After him are Willoughby Hamilton, Vladimír Weiss, Jimmy Johnstone, Friedel Rausch, Charles W. Alcock, and José Rodrigues Neto.

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Among people born in 1972, Markus Babbel ranks 154Before him are Scott Foley, Danny Lloyd, Henrique Capriles, Saffron Burrows, Mili Avital, and Ion Chicu. After him are Paula Hawkins, Jang Dong-gun, John Cho, Drea de Matteo, Maia Sandu, and Alfonso Pérez.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Markus Babbel ranks 3,873 out of 5,289. Before him are Lou Bega (1975), Andrew Sachs (1930), Kevin Trapp (1990), Sebastian Kehl (1980), Ria Baran (1922), and Friedrich Engel (1861). After him are Friedel Rausch (1940), Fritz Herkenrath (1928), Hans-Ulrich Grapenthin (1943), Norbert Walter-Borjans (1952), Günther Jauch (1956), and Theodore Thomas (1835).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Markus Babbel ranks 196Before him are Karl-Heinz Körbel (1954), Sebastian Deisler (1980), Mario Basler (1968), Halil Altıntop (1982), Kevin Trapp (1990), and Sebastian Kehl (1980). After him are Friedel Rausch (1940), Fritz Herkenrath (1928), Hans-Ulrich Grapenthin (1943), Uli Stein (1954), Wolfgang Paul (1940), and Aki Schmidt (1935).