Andoni Zubizarreta

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Andoni Zubizarreta Urreta (Basque pronunciation: [andoni s̻uβis̻areta ureta], Spanish: [anˈdoni θuβiˈθareta uˈreta]; born 23 October 1961) is a Spanish former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. The all-time most capped player for the Spain national team for several years, he played with individual and team success for Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona (eight years with the latter, he would later work with the club in directorial capacities), appearing in more than 950 official professional matches during his club career and holding the records for most appearances and clean sheets in La Liga for several years.Zubizarreta represented Spain in seven major international tournaments, four World Cups and three European Championships, starting in six of those. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andoni Zubizarreta has received more than 814,236 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Andoni Zubizarreta is the 263rd most popular soccer player (up from 374th in 2019), the 396th most popular biography from Spain (up from 525th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Andoni Zubizarreta ranks 263 out of 16,923Before him are Helmut Haller, Raimundo Orsi, Yoshio Fujiwara, Didier Drogba, Ken Noritake, and René van de Kerkhof. After him are Masahiro Hamazaki, Hilderaldo Bellini, Ko Takamoro, Kazuko Hironaka, Gian Piero Gasperini, and Salvatore Schillaci.

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Among people born in 1961, Andoni Zubizarreta ranks 31Before him are Tim Roth, Laurence Fishburne, Alfonso Cuarón, Lisa Gerrard, Wade Williams, and Dave Mustaine. After him are Henry Rollins, Enzo Francescoli, Karl von Habsburg, Samy Naceri, António Costa, and James Gandolfini.

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Among people born in Spain, Andoni Zubizarreta ranks 396 out of 2,595Before him are Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans (1848), Ferdinand Columbus (1488), Alfonso V of León (994), Ausiàs March (1400), Rafael Nadal (1986), and Carmen Franco, 1st Duchess of Franco (1926). After him are Fruela II of Asturias (875), Theudis (470), Teresa Berganza (1933), Peter of Saint Joseph de Betancur (1626), Miguel Induráin (1964), and Dulce of Aragon (1160).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Andoni Zubizarreta ranks 20Before him are Ernesto Valverde (1964), Emilio Butragueño (1963), Sergio Ramos (1986), Amancio Amaro (1939), Luis Enrique (1970), and Rafael Moreno Aranzadi (1892). After him are Fernando Hierro (1968), David Villa (1981), Raúl (1977), Fernando Torres (1984), Josep Samitier (1902), and Antoni Ramallets (1924).