Oliver Bierhoff

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Oliver Bierhoff (German pronunciation: [ˈɔlɪvɐ ˈbiːɐ̯hɔf]; born 1 May 1968) is a German football official and former player who played as a striker. He currently serves as the national team director of the German Football Association. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oliver Bierhoff has received more than 792,820 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia. Oliver Bierhoff is the 392nd most popular soccer player (up from 470th in 2019), the 1,544th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,695th in 2019) and the 29th most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Oliver Bierhoff ranks 392 out of 16,923Before him are Shiro Azumi, Angelo Schiavio, Yasuyuki Kuwahara, Hernán Crespo, Youri Djorkaeff, and Zvonimir Boban. After him are Marco Materazzi, Kinjiro Shimizu, Jan Koller, Luka Modrić, Elías Figueroa, and Seishiro Shimatani.

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Among people born in 1968, Oliver Bierhoff ranks 31Before him are Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Hashim Thaçi, Marcel Desailly, Anastacia, Youri Djorkaeff, and Zvonimir Boban. After him are Aaron Eckhart, Mswati III, Jim Caviezel, Ashley Judd, Sabrina Salerno, and Lucy Lawless.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Oliver Bierhoff ranks 1,544 out of 5,289Before him are Princess Elisabeth of Prussia (1815), Charles Alexander, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1818), Lothar-Günther Buchheim (1918), Heinrich Geißler (1814), Adolf Heusinger (1897), and Wolfgang Wagner (1919). After him are Prince Wilhelm of Prussia (1906), Fritz Thyssen (1873), Karl Christian Friedrich Krause (1781), Prince Oskar of Prussia (1888), Fritz Pfeffer (1889), and Werner Jaeger (1888).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Oliver Bierhoff ranks 29Before him are Helmut Haller (1939), Sepp Herberger (1897), Jens Lehmann (1969), Dettmar Cramer (1925), Manuel Neuer (1986), and Uli Stielike (1954). After him are Thomas Tuchel (1973), Jürgen Grabowski (1944), Horst Hrubesch (1951), Klaus Fischer (1949), Niko Kovač (1971), and Ottmar Walter (1924).