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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 37,401 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Matthias Herget is the 4,842nd most popular soccer player (down from 4,259th in 2019), the 4,900th most popular biography from Germany (down from 4,252nd in 2019) and the 333rd most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Matthias Herget ranks 4,842 out of 16,880Before him are Jan Furtok, Faisal Al-Dakhil, Francisco Gamborena, Andrzej Fischer, Omari Tetradze, and Graham Taylor. After him are Fabián O'Neill, Jesper Blomqvist, Marco Storari, Lucas Torreira, Satoshi Tsunami, and Luis Marín.

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Among people born in 1955, Matthias Herget ranks 451Before him are Jack Lew, John Nunn, Sam Bottoms, Andrew Stevens, Barbara Petzold, and Ewine van Dishoeck. After him are Mike Huckabee, Lisa Banes, Diana Scarwid, Jim Montgomery, Steingrímur J. Sigfússon, and Smita Patil.

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Among people born in Germany, Matthias Herget ranks 4,900 out of 6,142Before him are Otto Fickeisen (1879), Christoph Gudermann (1798), Rita Kühne (1947), Claudia Losch (1960), Robin Schulz (1987), and Alexander Goehr (1932). After him are Elisabeth Röhm (1973), Klaus-Dietrich Flade (1952), Thomas Schönlebe (1965), Dietmar Danner (1950), Isabelle Faust (1972), and Anna-Maria Müller (1949).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Matthias Herget ranks 333Before him are Robert Huth (1984), Jonas Hector (1990), Christoph Kramer (1991), Willi Koslowski (1937), Bernd Dürnberger (1953), and Günter Hermann (1960). After him are Dietmar Danner (1950), Olaf Marschall (1966), Paul Steiner (1957), Lothar Kobluhn (1943), Diego Contento (1990), and Uwe Rösler (1968).