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Michel Preud'homme

1959 - Today

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Michel Georges Jean Ghislain Preud'homme (born 24 January 1959) is a Belgian retired footballer and manager who played as a goalkeeper. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michel Preud'homme has received more than 623,837 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Michel Preud'homme is the 237th most popular soccer player (up from 309th in 2019), the 170th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 180th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Belgian Soccer Player.

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  • 1.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Michel Preud'homme ranks 237 out of 16,880Before him are Mesut Özil, Abedi Pele, Peter Shilton, Tameo Ide, Yasuo Takamori, and Gusztáv Sebes. After him are František Plánička, Yochanan Vollach, Osvaldo Ardiles, Helmut Haller, Giovanni Ferrari, and Ruud van Nistelrooy.

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Among people born in 1959, Michel Preud'homme ranks 40Before him are Frank Darabont, Vincent D'Onofrio, Gerhard Berger, Ramón Díaz, Christian Wulff, and Guy Parmelin. After him are Kelly Lynch, Per Gessle, Mauricio Macri, Rigoberta Menchú, Sade, and Anne Hidalgo.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Michel Preud'homme ranks 170 out of 1,019Before him are Zénobe Gramme (1826), Bernard van Orley (1487), Laura Marx (1845), Heinrich Isaac (1450), Victor Serge (1890), and Cipriano de Rore (1515). After him are Paul Van Himst (1943), Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759), Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant (1859), Georges Rodenbach (1855), Catharina van Hemessen (1528), and Eric Gerets (1954).


Among soccer players born in Belgium, Michel Preud'homme ranks 2Before him are Jean-Marie Pfaff (1953). After him are Paul Van Himst (1943), Jan Ceulemans (1957), Wilfried Van Moer (1945), Romelu Lukaku (1993), Herbert Wimmer (1944), Thibaut Courtois (1992), Eden Hazard (1991), Enzo Scifo (1966), Marc Wilmots (1969), and Jean-Marc Bosman (1964).