Ulf Kirsten

1965 - Today

Ulf Kirsten

Ulf Kirsten (born 4 December 1965) is a German former professional footballer and manager, who played as a striker. Nicknamed Der Schwatte (dialect for "Der Schwarze", The Black One), he is the first player in history to reach a total 100 caps playing with two different national teams (first for East Germany, then Reunified Germany). Kirsten's biggest success was the victory of the 1992–93 DFB-Pokal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ulf Kirsten has received more than 198,104 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,844th most popular soccer player.

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  • 45.92

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  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Ulf Kirsten ranks 1,840 out of 13,233Before him are George Robledo, Santiago Vernazza, Daishiro Yoshimura, Luc Nilis, José Eulogio Gárate, and Rafael Méndez. After him are Kazuo Saito, José Callejón, Julio Ricardo Cruz, Miroslav Đukić, Luigi Radice, and Kuniya Daini.

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Among people born in 1965, Ulf Kirsten ranks 134Before him are Steven Adler, Aaron Kwok, Uwe Boll, Shawn Michaels, Amanda Tapping, and Jonas Åkerlund. After him are Joely Richardson, Dexter Holland, Eugene Kaspersky, Sergi López, Johan Museeuw, and Embeth Davidtz.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ulf Kirsten ranks 2,811 out of 3,763Before him are Sophie, Hereditary Princess of Liechtenstein (1967), Briana Banks (1978), Princess Friederike of Brandenburg-Schwedt (1736), Klaus Badelt (1967), Emre Can (1994), and Julius Döpfner (1913). After him are Theodore Thomas (1835), Jens Weißflog (1964), Paul Götz (1883), Eduard Künneke (1885), Nur Fettahoğlu (1980), and Mirjam Pressler (1940).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Ulf Kirsten ranks 123Before him are Ulrich Biesinger (1933), Reinhard Libuda (1943), Paul Janes (1912), Otto Siffling (1912), Bernd Storck (1963), and Emre Can (1994). After him are Karlheinz Förster (1958), Reinhold Münzenberg (1909), Bernd Schneider (1973), Bernhard Klodt (1926), Albert Brülls (1937), and Thomas Doll (1966).

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