Amancio Amaro

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Amancio Amaro Varela, (born 16 October 1939), commonly known simply as Amancio, is a Spanish former football player. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amancio Amaro has received more than 177,926 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Amancio Amaro is the 231st most popular soccer player (down from 188th in 2019), the 372nd most popular biography from Spain (down from 354th 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 231 out of 16,923Before him are Yanosuke Watanabe, Ilija Petković, Udo Lattek, Osamu Yamaji, Gusztáv Sebes, and Rinat Dasayev. After him are Shoichi Nishimura, Jair Marinho, Samuel Eto'o, Luis Enrique, Toshio Hirabayashi, and Paul Van Himst.

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Among people born in 1939, Amancio Amaro ranks 67Before him are Ruud Lubbers, Ginger Baker, Amarildo Tavares da Silveira, Karl-Heinz Schnellinger, Princess Irene of the Netherlands, and Emil Constantinescu. After him are Scott McKenzie, Fikret Abdić, Sidney Altman, Pak Pong-ju, Susumu Tonegawa, and Helmut Haller.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Amancio Amaro ranks 372 out of 2,595Before him are Bernal Díaz del Castillo (1492), John of Ávila (1500), Antonio Tejero (1932), Ramiro II of León (898), Miguel da Paz, Prince of Portugal (1498), and Francisco Ferrer (1859). After him are Gérard Encausse (1865), Antonio Soler (1729), Luis Enrique (1970), Eleanor of Alburquerque (1374), Chindasuinth (563), and Rafael Moreno Aranzadi (1892).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Amancio Amaro ranks 17Before him are Xavi (1980), Joaquín Peiró (1936), Andrés Iniesta (1984), Ernesto Valverde (1964), Emilio Butragueño (1963), and Sergio Ramos (1986). After him are Luis Enrique (1970), Rafael Moreno Aranzadi (1892), Andoni Zubizarreta (1961), Fernando Hierro (1968), David Villa (1981), and Raúl (1977).