Rudi Völler

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Rudi Völler

Rudolf "Rudi" Völler (pronounced [ˈfœlɐ]; born 13 April 1960), nicknamed "Tante Käthe" ("Aunt Käthe"), is a German former professional football player and manager who serves as the sporting director for Bayer Leverkusen. A forward, Völler won the FIFA World Cup in 1990 as a player. He also scored an equalizing goal to make it 2–2 in the 81st minute of the 1986 FIFA World Cup Final vs Argentina, but it ended up with a 3–2 victory for Argentina. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudi Völler has received more than 689,728 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 155th most popular soccer player.

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  • 52

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.84

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.94

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Rudi Völler ranks 154 out of 13,233Before him are Héctor Scarone, César Luis Menotti, Vahid Halilhodžić, Didier Deschamps, Arjen Robben, and Yochanan Vollach. After him are Shumpei Inoue, Luís Figo, József Bozsik, Daniel Passarella, Edgar Davids, and Tsukasa Hosaka.

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Among people born in 1960, Rudi Völler ranks 23Before him are Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Franco Baresi, Ivan Lendl, Roland Ratzenberger, Bono, and Hugo Weaving. After him are Kim Ki-duk, David Duchovny, Jeremy Clarkson, Damon Hill, Michael Nyqvist, and Miguel Díaz-Canel.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Rudi Völler ranks 917 out of 3,763Before him are Kurt Koffka (1886), Emil Erlenmeyer (1825), Rainer Weiss (1932), Levin August von Bennigsen (1745), Marie of Prussia (1825), and Heinrich Gustav Magnus (1802). After him are Horst Tappert (1923), Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover (1845), Thomas Bach (1953), Hrotsvitha (935), Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1757), and Engelbert Humperdinck (1854).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Rudi Völler ranks 13Before him are Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (1955), Jürgen Klinsmann (1964), Paul Breitner (1951), Helmut Schön (1915), Helmut Rahn (1929), and Bert Trautmann (1923). After him are Harald Schumacher (1954), Felix Magath (1953), Berti Vogts (1946), Günter Netzer (1944), Wolfgang Overath (1943), and Michael Ballack (1976).

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