Philipp Lahm

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Philipp Lahm (German pronunciation: [ˈfɪlɪp ˈlaːm]; born 11 November 1983) is a German former professional footballer who played as a full-back. Considered by many to be one of the best defenders of his generation and one of the greatest defenders of all time, Lahm was the captain of Bayern Munich, having led them to numerous honours including the 2013 UEFA Champions League as part of the Treble. He is also a former captain of his national team, which he led to win the 2014 FIFA World Cup, before retiring from international football.Lahm was included in the World Cup team of the tournament in 2006, 2010, and 2014, and the UEFA Team of the Tournament in 2008 and 2012 and in the UEFA Team of the Year 2006, 2008, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philipp Lahm has received more than 2,777,114 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 71 in 2019). Philipp Lahm is the 604th most popular soccer player (down from 473rd in 2019), the 2,073rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,700th in 2019) and the 48th most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Philipp Lahm ranks 604 out of 16,923Before him are Isidro Lángara, Henri Michel, Manfred Kaltz, Roger Byrne, Paul Scholes, and Silvio Marzolini. After him are Aldair, Manuel Sanchís Martínez, Lucien Muller, Tatsuya Shiji, William Foulke, and Daniel Bertoni.

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Among people born in 1983, Philipp Lahm ranks 15Before him are Katrina Kaif, Donald Glover, Robin van Persie, Henry Cavill, Pepe, and Ricardo Quaresma. After him are Yaya Touré, Emily Blunt, Rafael van der Vaart, Mila Kunis, Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ, and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar.

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Among people born in Germany, Philipp Lahm ranks 2,073 out of 5,289Before him are Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg (1614), Manfred Kaltz (1953), Ernest Louis, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1667), Edwin Freiherr von Manteuffel (1809), Ernest, Duke of Bavaria (1373), and Reinhard Hardegen (1913). After him are Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg (1763), Curt Sachs (1881), Princess Maria Augusta of Saxony (1782), Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1691), Günter Wallraff (1942), and Gustaf Gründgens (1899).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Philipp Lahm ranks 48Before him are Mesut Özil (1988), Bernd Hölzenbein (1946), Dieter Müller (1954), Hans Tilkowski (1935), Jürgen Kohler (1965), and Manfred Kaltz (1953). After him are Guido Buchwald (1961), Toni Kroos (1990), Mario Gómez (1985), Bodo Illgner (1967), Rainer Bonhof (1952), and Stefan Effenberg (1968).

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