Mats Hummels

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Mats Julian Hummels (born 16 December 1988) is a German professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and the Germany national team. He came through the Bayern Munich youth academy before joining Borussia Dortmund on loan in January 2008 and officially signing for Dortmund in February 2009 for €4 million. His honours at the club include two league titles and finishing as runner up in the 2012–13 UEFA Champions League. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mats Hummels has received more than 3,200,584 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Mats Hummels is the 1,182nd most popular soccer player (down from 787th in 2019), the 2,988th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,188th in 2019) and the 83rd most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Mats Hummels ranks 1,182 out of 16,923Before him are Nemanja Vidić, Josef Silný, Salomon Kalou, Maxwell, Anatoliy Banishevskiy, and Winfried Schäfer. After him are Carvalho Leite, William Martínez, Hans Bauer, Miodrag Belodedici, Alfred Pfaff, and Bertil Nordahl.

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Among people born in 1988, Mats Hummels ranks 25Before him are Ángel Di María, Diego Costa, Conchita Wurst, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Stephen Curry, and Vanessa Hudgens. After him are Park Seo-joon, Kevin Durant, Natascha Kampusch, Ana de Armas, Juan Cuadrado, and G-Dragon.

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Among people born in Germany, Mats Hummels ranks 2,988 out of 5,289Before him are Friedrich Hirzebruch (1927), Princess Anna Sophie of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (1700), Princess Charlotte of Hesse-Darmstadt (1755), Erich Marcks (1891), Winfried Schäfer (1950), and Lilli Lehmann (1848). After him are Hans Bauer (1927), Wilhelm Nusselt (1882), Gisela of Burgundy (950), Alfred Pfaff (1926), Jean Dufresne (1829), and Ursula Kuczynski (1907).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Mats Hummels ranks 83Before him are André Schürrle (1990), Mehmet Scholl (1970), Werner Kohlmeyer (1924), Hannes Löhr (1942), Horst Köppel (1948), and Winfried Schäfer (1950). After him are Hans Bauer (1927), Alfred Pfaff (1926), Horst Szymaniak (1934), Karl-Heinz Riedle (1965), Michael Rummenigge (1964), and Hans Cieslarczyk (1937).

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