Rainer Bonhof

1952 - Today

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Rainer Bonhof (born 29 March 1952) is a German former professional footballer, who played as a defensive midfielder or wing-back. He was known for his occasional bursts upfield and his fierce shot. He was a key player for the 1974 West Germany national team that won the World Cup (defeating the Netherlands 2–1 in the final, where he provided the assist to the winning goal). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rainer Bonhof has received more than 141,692 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Rainer Bonhof is the 830th most popular soccer player (down from 687th in 2019), the 2,680th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,253rd in 2019) and the 66th most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Rainer Bonhof ranks 830 out of 16,880Before him are Erling Braut Håland, Knut Nordahl, Alexandre Pato, Gheorghe Popescu, Luis Artime, and Sérgio Conceição. After him are Francisco Bru, Nuno Gomes, Víctor Rodríguez Andrade, Carlos Kaiser, Diego Godín, and Sachi Kagawa.

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Among people born in 1952, Rainer Bonhof ranks 151Before him are Chuck Lorre, Roger Y. Tsien, Lars Peter Hansen, Annette O'Toole, Jeff Fahey, and Vinnie Vincent. After him are Ahmed Ouyahia, Randy Savage, Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Bell hooks, Abbas al-Musawi, and Mitch Pileggi.

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Among people born in Germany, Rainer Bonhof ranks 2,680 out of 6,142Before him are Gerardus Vossius (1577), Rudolf Klein-Rogge (1885), Martin Walser (1927), Carl Brockelmann (1868), Sigmar Gabriel (1959), and John II, Count Palatine of Simmern (1492). After him are Özlem Türeci (1967), Ricardo Wolf (1887), George Mosse (1918), Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow (1663), Armin T. Wegner (1886), and Marianne Sägebrecht (1945).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Rainer Bonhof ranks 66Before him are Ottmar Walter (1924), Winfried Schäfer (1950), Stefan Effenberg (1968), Dieter Müller (1954), Hans Tilkowski (1935), and Mario Götze (1992). After him are Joachim Streich (1951), Klaus Allofs (1956), Horst-Dieter Höttges (1943), Klaus Augenthaler (1957), Marc-André ter Stegen (1992), and Kevin-Prince Boateng (1987).