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Oliver Kahn

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Oliver Rolf Kahn (German: [ˈɔlɪvɐ ˈkaːn]; born 15 June 1969) is a German football executive and former professional player who played as a goalkeeper. He started his career in the Karlsruher SC Junior team in 1975. Twelve years later, Kahn made his debut match in the professional squad. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oliver Kahn has received more than 3,667,859 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Oliver Kahn is the 62nd most popular soccer player (up from 69th in 2019), the 595th most popular biography from Germany (up from 597th in 2019) and the 5th most popular German Soccer Player.

Oliver Kahn is a German football player who is most famous for being the goalkeeper for Germany's national team during the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

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Among soccer players, Oliver Kahn ranks 62 out of 16,880Before him are George Weah, Béla Guttmann, Paolo Rossi, Giacinto Facchetti, Nílton Santos, and Vahid Halilhodžić. After him are Arthur Friedenreich, Bobby Moore, Carlos Queiroz, Gianni Rivera, Mario Kempes, and Silvio Piola.

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Among people born in 1969, Oliver Kahn ranks 6Before him are Michael Schumacher, Jennifer Lopez, Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Aniston, and Gwen Stefani. After him are Edward Norton, Gabriel Batistuta, Matthew McConaughey, Gerard Butler, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Javier Bardem.

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Among people born in Germany, Oliver Kahn ranks 595 out of 6,142Before him are Albert, King of Sweden (1340), Georg Jellinek (1851), Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1879), Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1817), Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (1804), and Felix Hoffmann (1868). After him are Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria (1801), Werner Sombart (1863), Edith Frank (1900), Georg Büchner (1813), Johann Heinrich von Thünen (1783), and Bruno Bauer (1809).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Oliver Kahn ranks 5Before him are Gerd Müller (1945), Franz Beckenbauer (1945), Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (1955), and Lothar Matthäus (1961). After him are Fritz Walter (1920), Paul Breitner (1951), Jürgen Klinsmann (1964), Uwe Seeler (1936), Rudi Völler (1960), Felix Magath (1953), and Berti Vogts (1946).