Miroslav Klose

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Miroslav Josef Klose (German: [ˈmiːʁoslaf ˈkloːzə] , Polish: Mirosław Józef Klose; born Mirosław Marian Klose; 9 June 1978) is a German professional football manager and former player who currently serves as head coach of 1. FC Nürnberg. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Miroslav Klose has received more than 5,812,816 page views. His biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 88 in 2019). Miroslav Klose is the 124th most popular soccer player, the 153rd most popular biography from Poland (up from 175th in 2019) and the most popular Polish Soccer Player.

Miroslav Klose is most famous for being the all-time leading goalscorer for Germany's national team.

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  • 90

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  • 3.41

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Among soccer players, Miroslav Klose ranks 124 out of 21,273Before him are Luka Modrić, Jean-Marie Pfaff, Arthur Friedenreich, Alessandro Del Piero, Nils Liedholm, and Fabio Cannavaro. After him are Paulo Roberto Falcão, José Nasazzi, Helmut Rahn, Lucien Laurent, Filippo Inzaghi, and Gérson.

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Among people born in 1978, Miroslav Klose ranks 3Before him are Volodymyr Zelensky, and Gianluigi Buffon. After him are Kobe Bryant, Didier Drogba, Carles Puyol, Omar Sy, Gennaro Gattuso, Michelle Rodriguez, Ian Somerhalder, Juan Román Riquelme, and Charlene, Princess of Monaco.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Miroslav Klose ranks 153 out of 1,694Before him are Ferdinand Cohn (1828), Bronisław Komorowski (1952), Bolesław III Wrymouth (1086), Jerzy Grotowski (1933), Clara Immerwahr (1870), and Alfred Tarski (1901). After him are Ignacy Mościcki (1867), Arthur Liebehenschel (1901), Rochus Misch (1917), Erich Mendelsohn (1887), Maxim Litvinov (1876), and Christa Wolf (1929).


Among soccer players born in Poland, Miroslav Klose ranks 1After him are Robert Lewandowski (1988), Grzegorz Lato (1950), Zbigniew Boniek (1956), Udo Lattek (1935), Kazimierz Deyna (1947), Ernst Wilimowski (1916), Lukas Podolski (1985), Włodzimierz Lubański (1947), Włodzimierz Smolarek (1957), Jerzy Dudek (1973), and Andrzej Szarmach (1950).