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 513,654 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Michel Preud'homme is the 309th most popular soccer player (down from 286th in 2019), the 180th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 182nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Belgian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Michel Preud'homme ranks 309 out of 16,923Before him are Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório, Obdulio Varela, Dragoslav Šekularac, Hisao Kami, Waichiro Omura, and Bob Paisley. After him are Vujadin Boškov, Valentino Mazzola, Tomohiko Ikoma, Kunitaka Sueoka, Kenji Tochio, and Vladimir Beara.

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Among people born in 1959, Michel Preud'homme ranks 30Before him are Val Kilmer, Kyle MacLachlan, Mauricio Macri, Ahmet Davutoğlu, Frank Darabont, and Boris Nemtsov. After him are Boyko Borisov, Benny Gantz, Inger Nilsson, Rosanna Arquette, Alberto Fernández, and Nina Hartley.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Michel Preud'homme ranks 180 out of 899Before him are Alexander Agricola (1446), Charles Michel (1975), Princess Louise of Belgium (1858), Hugo Claus (1929), Adrien de Gerlache (1866), and Abraham Brueghel (1631). After him are Jan Matsys (1509), André Franquin (1924), Bernard van Orley (1487), Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759), Rik Van Looy (1933), and Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence (1338).


Among soccer players born in Belgium, Michel Preud'homme ranks 3Before him are Jean-Marie Pfaff (1953) and Paul Van Himst (1943). After him are Jan Ceulemans (1957), Herbert Wimmer (1944), Bernard Voorhoof (1910), Eden Hazard (1991), Enzo Scifo (1966), Marc Wilmots (1969), Louis Van Hege (1889), Romelu Lukaku (1993), and Thibaut Courtois (1992).