Michael Laudrup

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Michael Laudrup (Danish pronunciation: [ˈmiˌkʰɛˀl ˈlɑwˀtʁɔp], born 15 June 1964) is a Danish professional football coach and former player. He is the older brother of fellow retired footballer Brian Laudrup. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time.During his playing career, Laudrup won league titles with Ajax, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus, playing mainly as an attacking midfielder, although he was also capable of playing in other offensive positions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Laudrup has received more than 2,227,298 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Michael Laudrup is the 28th most popular coach (up from 32nd in 2019), the 74th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 73rd in 2019) and the most popular Danish Coach.

Michael Laudrup is most famous for his time as a player for Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Juventus. He also played for Denmark's national team and was named Danish Football Player of the Year in 1983, 1984, and 1985.

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Among coaches, Michael Laudrup ranks 28 out of 329Before him are Pep Guardiola, Otto Rehhagel, Arrigo Sacchi, Claudio Ranieri, Joachim Löw, and Valeriy Lobanovskyi. After him are Jürgen Klopp, Phil Jackson, Maurizio Sarri, Ottmar Hitzfeld, Fatih Terim, and Dick Advocaat.

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Among people born in 1964, Michael Laudrup ranks 12Before him are Russell Crowe, Boris Johnson, Jeff Bezos, Marco van Basten, Sarah Palin, and Juliette Binoche. After him are Courteney Cox, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Klaus Ebner, Bebeto, Jack Ma, and Jürgen Klinsmann.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Michael Laudrup ranks 74 out of 783Before him are Inge Lehmann (1888), Princess Benedikte of Denmark (1944), Asta Nielsen (1881), Ulrika Eleonora of Denmark (1656), Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted (1879), and August Krogh (1874). After him are Princess Louise Auguste of Denmark (1771), Richard Møller Nielsen (1937), Knud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark (1900), Georg Brandes (1842), Christopher II of Denmark (1276), and Eric I of Denmark (1055).

Among COACHES In Denmark

Among coaches born in Denmark, Michael Laudrup ranks 1After him are Morten Olsen (1949), John Jensen (1965), Kent Nielsen (1961), Morten Wieghorst (1971), and Per Frandsen (1970).