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Mats Hummels

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Mats Julian Hummels (German pronunciation: [ˈmats ˈhʊml̩s]; 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 career highlights at the club include two league titles and finishing as the 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 3,943,719 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Mats Hummels is the 1,118th most popular soccer player (up from 1,181st in 2019), the 3,146th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,987th in 2019) and the 83rd most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Mats Hummels ranks 1,118 out of 16,880Before him are David de Gea, Ivica Olić, José Antonio Reyes, Giancarlo Antognoni, Ivan Eklind, and Josip Katalinski. After him are Francisco Aramburu, Vladimir Durković, Iñaki Sáez, Bertil Nordahl, Maxwell, and Casemiro.

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Among people born in 1988, Mats Hummels ranks 25Before him are Ángel Di María, Adele, Natascha Kampusch, Stephen Curry, Paulinho, and Fábio Coentrão. After him are Kim Yo-jong, Radja Nainggolan, Kevin Durant, Sasha Grey, Vanessa Hudgens, and Willian.

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Among people born in Germany, Mats Hummels ranks 3,146 out of 6,142Before him are Johannes Aventinus (1477), Otto Gessler (1875), Count Palatine Joseph Charles of Sulzbach (1694), Hermann Prey (1929), Bernhard Kellermann (1879), and Princess Friederike of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1811). After him are Friedrich Adolf Trendelenburg (1802), Ulf Merbold (1941), Georg Franz Hoffmann (1760), Annalena Baerbock (1980), Andrzej Seweryn (1946), and Erich Salomon (1886).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Mats Hummels ranks 83Before him are Michael Rummenigge (1964), Robert Kovač (1974), Roger Schmidt (1967), Hamit Altıntop (1982), İlhan Mansız (1975), and Lothar Emmerich (1941). After him are Roman Weidenfeller (1980), Hansi Müller (1957), Dieter Hoeneß (1953), Willi Schulz (1938), Nuri Şahin (1988), and Horst Köppel (1948).

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