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Andoni Zubizarreta

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Andoni Zubizarreta Urreta (Basque pronunciation: [andoni s̻uβis̻areta ureta], Spanish: [anˈdoni θuβiˈθaretawˈreta]; 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 1,138,177 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Andoni Zubizarreta is the 267th most popular soccer player (down from 263rd in 2019), the 457th most popular biography from Spain (down from 396th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Andoni Zubizarreta ranks 267 out of 16,880Before him are Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, Hilderaldo Bellini, Marius Trésor, Ko Takamoro, Radomir Antić, and Thomas Tuchel. After him are Amancio Amaro, Jupp Derwall, Ali Daei, Nobuyuki Kato, Yoshio Okada, and Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório.

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Among people born in 1961, Andoni Zubizarreta ranks 41Before him are Karl von Habsburg, Erna Solberg, Dave Mustaine, Mylène Farmer, Ricky Gervais, and Lisa Gerrard. After him are Dmitry Muratov, Erwin Koeman, Wayne Gretzky, Ralph Macchio, Armin Meiwes, and Andy Lau.

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Among people born in Spain, Andoni Zubizarreta ranks 457 out of 2,932Before him are Rafael Moreno Aranzadi (1892), Isabella of Castile, Queen of Aragon (1283), Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada (1509), Hasdai Crescas (1340), José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero (1960), and João da Nova (1460). After him are Juan Prim, 1st Count of Reus (1814), Hisham III of Córdoba (975), Amancio Amaro (1939), Andrés Nin Pérez (1892), Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga (1806), and Bermudo II of León (953).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Andoni Zubizarreta ranks 21Before him are Emilio Butragueño (1963), Fernando Torres (1984), Javier Clemente (1950), José Antonio Camacho (1955), Raúl (1977), and Rafael Moreno Aranzadi (1892). After him are Amancio Amaro (1939), Xabi Alonso (1981), Quique Setién (1958), Josep Samitier (1902), Fernando Hierro (1968), and Gerard Piqué (1987).