Walter Bahr

1927 - 2018

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Walter Alfred Bahr (April 1, 1927 – June 18, 2018) was an American professional soccer player, considered one of the greatest ever in his country. He was the long-time captain of the U.S. national team and played in the 1950 FIFA World Cup when the U.S. defeated England 1–0. Bahr's three sons Casey, Chris, and Matt, all played professional soccer in the defunct North American Soccer League. Casey and Chris also played for the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Bahr has received more than 98,936 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Walter Bahr is the 4,166th most popular soccer player (down from 2,532nd in 2019), the 9,522nd most popular biography from United States (down from 6,352nd in 2019) and the 16th most popular American Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Walter Bahr ranks 4,166 out of 16,923Before him are Bruno Martini, Giovanni Simeone, Paul Bosvelt, Wolfgang Fahrian, Jan Polák, and Asier Illarramendi. After him are José Basualdo, Tony Meola, Carlos Alberto Santos, Neto, Menachem Bello, and Cristian Ansaldi.

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Among people born in 1927, Walter Bahr ranks 344Before him are Anne McLaren, Harry Gallatin, Tibor Csík, Abby Mann, Hank Ballard, and Varkey Vithayathil. After him are Nan Martin, Leslie Claudius, Abdul Hamid, Guy Mitchell, Boots Randolph, and Krishan Kant. Among people deceased in 2018, Walter Bahr ranks 405Before him are Joseph Polchinski, Peter G. Peterson, Jim Neidhart, Katie Boyle, Ennio Fantastichini, and Yelena Shushunova. After him are Viktor Matviyenko, Pierre Pincemaille, Dick Quax, Asma Jahangir, Andrzej Fischer, and Olivia Cole.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Walter Bahr ranks 9,522 out of 15,968Before him are Jam Master Jay (1965), Katee Sackhoff (1980), Hank Greenberg (1911), Clara Kimball Young (1890), Ralph Lewis (1872), and Kevin Jonas (1987). After him are Jeff Dunham (1962), Susan Dey (1952), Milt Campbell (1933), Susan Oliver (1932), Tony Meola (1969), and James P. Bagian (1952).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United States

Among soccer players born in United States, Walter Bahr ranks 16Before him are Raphael Tracey (1904), Alex Morgan (1989), Cobi Jones (1970), Giuseppe Rossi (1987), Mia Hamm (1972), and Brad Friedel (1971). After him are Tony Meola (1969), Clint Dempsey (1983), Megan Rapinoe (1985), Oguchi Onyewu (1982), DeAndre Yedlin (1993), and Marcelo Balboa (1967).