Matthias Herget

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Matthias Herget (born 14 November 1955) is a German former professional footballer who played as a sweeper. He amassed Bundesliga totals of 237 games and 26 goals over the course of eight seasons, mainly in representation of Bayer Uerdingen, of which he was also a longtime captain. Herget gained 39 caps for West Germany, representing the nation in one World Cup and one European Championship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Matthias Herget has received more than 26,108 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Matthias Herget is the 4,262nd most popular soccer player (down from 3,919th in 2019), the 4,254th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,229th in 2019) and the 311th most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Matthias Herget ranks 4,262 out of 16,923Before him are Frode Grodås, Jan Åge Fjørtoft, Alessandro Diamanti, Ivan Leko, Derlei, and Peter McParland. After him are Zoran Mamić, Tony Cascarino, Jorge Mendonça, Hilário, Igli Tare, and Park Chu-young.

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Among people born in 1955, Matthias Herget ranks 396Before him are David Murray, Tom Sandberg, Taco, Philip Dimitrov, Julio Llamazares, and Uwe Reinders. After him are Mihovil Nakić, Connie Sellecca, Eduardo Bonvallet, Chiranjeevi, Afag Bashirgyzy, and Peter Christopherson.

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Among people born in Germany, Matthias Herget ranks 4,254 out of 5,289Before him are P. J. Soles (1950), Volker Beck (1960), Uwe Reinders (1955), Evelin Jahl (1956), Hannelore Kraft (1961), and Sylvia Hanika (1959). After him are Anett Pötzsch (1960), Christoph Kramer (1991), Stephan Weil (1958), Andrea Nahles (1970), Lutz Dombrowski (1959), and Rebecca Harms (1956).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Matthias Herget ranks 311Before him are Dietmar Danner (1950), Lutz Pfannenstiel (1973), Marcell Jansen (1985), Rudolf Kargus (1952), Caspar Memering (1953), and Uwe Reinders (1955). After him are Christoph Kramer (1991), Andreas Thom (1965), Holger Hieronymus (1959), Michael Frontzeck (1964), Paul Steiner (1957), and Alexander Zickler (1974).