Amancio Amaro

1939 - 2023

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Amancio Amaro Varela (16 October 1939 – 21 February 2023), commonly known simply as Amancio, was a Spanish football player. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amancio Amaro has received more than 212,364 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Amancio Amaro is the 197th most popular soccer player (up from 267th in 2019), the 323rd most popular biography from Spain (up from 460th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

Amaro is an Italian bittersweet and herbal liqueur. Amaro is most famous for its use in cocktails, especially the Americano and Negroni.

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Among soccer players, Amancio Amaro ranks 197 out of 21,273Before him are Enzo Francescoli, José Luis Chilavert, Michael Ballack, Emilio Butragueño, Antonio Conte, and Enrique Ballestrero. After him are Hiroaki Sato, Edgar Davids, Teófilo Cubillas, Giampiero Boniperti, Manuel Neuer, and René van de Kerkhof.

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Among people born in 1939, Amancio Amaro ranks 55Before him are Harry Kroto, Claude François, Joel Schumacher, Pak Pong-ju, Richard Serra, and João Bernardo Vieira. After him are Carlo Ginzburg, Ruud Lubbers, Beate Klarsfeld, Carolina Herrera, Princess Irene of the Netherlands, and Emil Constantinescu. Among people deceased in 2023, Amancio Amaro ranks 76Before him are Mary Quant, Elliott Erwitt, Roger Whittaker, Piper Laurie, Albert Azaryan, and Charlie Munger. After him are Ivan Silayev, Leiji Matsumoto, Boniface Alexandre, Hans Modrow, Robert Lucas Jr., and Marisa Pavan.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Amancio Amaro ranks 323 out of 3,355Before him are Emilio Butragueño (1963), Hisham I of Córdoba (757), Álvaro de Mendaña de Neira (1542), Ferdinand IV of Castile (1285), Rafael Benítez (1960), and Prudentius (348). After him are Charles II, Duke of Parma (1799), John of Austria the Younger (1629), Rafael Nadal (1986), John of Ávila (1500), Benjamin of Tudela (1130), and Juan Antonio Villacañas (1922).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Amancio Amaro ranks 17Before him are Iker Casillas (1981), Carles Puyol (1978), Carles Rexach (1947), Telmo Zarra (1921), Pedro Cea (1900), and Emilio Butragueño (1963). After him are Ernesto Valverde (1964), Andoni Zubizarreta (1961), Fernando Torres (1984), David Villa (1981), Fernando Hierro (1968), and Quique Setién (1958).