Matthias Sindelar

1903 - 1939

Matthias Sindelar

Matthias Sindelar (German: [maˈtiːas ˈʃɪndəlaːɐ̯]; 10 February 1903 – 23 January 1939) was an Austrian footballer. He played as a centre-forward for the celebrated Austria national team of the early 1930s known as the Wunderteam, which he captained at the 1934 World Cup. Known as "The Mozart of football" or Der Papierene ("The Paper Man") for his slight build, he was renowned as one of the finest pre-war footballers, known for his fantastic dribbling ability and creativity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Matthias Sindelar has received more than 127,627 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 63rd most popular soccer player.

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Among soccer players, Matthias Sindelar ranks 63 out of 13,233Before him are Jairzinho, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Romário, Roberto Baggio, Helenio Herrera, and Leônidas. After him are Uwe Seeler, Gheorghe Hagi, Paolo Rossi, Paulino Alcántara, Giacinto Facchetti, and Bobby Robson.

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Among people born in 1903, Matthias Sindelar ranks 33Before him are Bing Crosby, Rudolf Abel, Nikolai Podgorny, Georg Elser, Irène Némirovsky, and Raymond Queneau. After him are Hugo Theorell, Kane Tanaka, Eliot Ness, Lars Onsager, Tunku Abdul Rahman, and Ernest Walton. Among people deceased in 1939, Matthias Sindelar ranks 13Before him are Joseph Roth, Eugen Bleuler, Anton Makarenko, James Naismith, Werner von Fritsch, and Karl Radek. After him are Anthony Fokker, Lucien Lévy-Bruhl, Philipp Scheidemann, Edward Sapir, Ferdinand von Lindemann, and Antonio Machado.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Matthias Sindelar ranks 46 out of 445Before him are Karel Gott (1939), Franz Werfel (1890), George of Poděbrady (1420), Karl Hermann Frank (1898), Johann Palisa (1848), and František Kupka (1871). After him are Eugen Böhm von Bawerk (1851), Maria Christina of Austria (1858), Jaroslav Seifert (1901), Ottokar I of Bohemia (1155), Ivana Trump (1949), and Bonne of Luxembourg (1315).