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Uwe Seeler

1936 - 2022

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Uwe Seeler (German pronunciation: [ˈuːvə ˈzeːlɐ]; 5 November 1936 – 21 July 2022) was a German footballer and football official. As a striker, he was a prolific scorer for Hamburger SV and also made 72 appearances for the West Germany national team. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players in German football history, Seeler was named one of FIFA's 100 greatest living players by Pelé in 2004. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Uwe Seeler has received more than 736,035 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia. Uwe Seeler is the 110th most popular soccer player (down from 41st in 2019), the 776th most popular biography from Germany (down from 436th in 2019) and the 9th most popular German Soccer Player.

Uwe Seeler is a retired German footballer and coach who played for Hamburger SV and the West German national team. He is the only player to have won the European Cup (now called the Champions League) four times, and he is one of three players to have won eight German championships.

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Among soccer players, Uwe Seeler ranks 110 out of 16,880Before him are Paul Breitner, Jürgen Klinsmann, Zito, César Luis Menotti, Alcides Ghiggia, and Thierry Henry. After him are Fabio Cannavaro, Neymar, Dani Alves, Filippo Inzaghi, Nils Liedholm, and Fernando Santos.

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Among people born in 1936, Uwe Seeler ranks 46Before him are Steve Reich, Gerhard Ertl, B. J. Habibie, Kris Kristofferson, Ferid Murad, and Benedict Anderson. After him are Don Cherry, Engelbert Humperdinck, Dean Stockwell, Yasuo Fukuda, Anna German, and Choummaly Sayasone. Among people deceased in 2022, Uwe Seeler ranks 47Before him are Peter Bogdanovich, Hardy Krüger, Kakuichi Mimura, Viktor Saneyev, Bruno Latour, and David Sassoli. After him are William Hurt, Louise Fletcher, Issei Sagawa, Stanislav Shushkevich, Gilberto Rodríguez Orejuela, and Ayaz Mutallibov.

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Among people born in Germany, Uwe Seeler ranks 776 out of 6,142Before him are Frederick II, Elector of Saxony (1412), Herta Oberheuser (1911), Richard von Krafft-Ebing (1840), Princess Feodora of Leiningen (1807), Ralf Dahrendorf (1929), and Princess Wilhelmine of Baden (1788). After him are Friedrich Dollmann (1882), Otto III, Duke of Bavaria (1261), Louisa Ulrika of Prussia (1720), Magda Schneider (1909), Richard Baer (1911), and Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse (1504).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Uwe Seeler ranks 9Before him are Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (1955), Lothar Matthäus (1961), Oliver Kahn (1969), Fritz Walter (1920), Paul Breitner (1951), and Jürgen Klinsmann (1964). After him are Rudi Völler (1960), Felix Magath (1953), Berti Vogts (1946), Günter Netzer (1944), Wolfgang Overath (1943), and Harald Schumacher (1954).