Antonio Puerta

1984 - 2007

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Antonio José Puerta Pérez (Spanish pronunciation: [anˈtonjo ˈpweɾta]; 26 November 1984 – 28 August 2007) was a Spanish professional footballer who played solely for Sevilla.Mainly a left midfielder who could also operate as an attacking left back, he died on 28 August 2007 affected with arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, three days after suffering a series of cardiac arrests during a La Liga game against Getafe on the 25th.Puerta won five titles with his only club, and appeared once for Spain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antonio Puerta has received more than 603,941 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Antonio Puerta is the 1,775th most popular soccer player (up from 1,805th in 2019), the 1,144th most popular biography from Spain (down from 1,039th in 2019) and the 139th most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Antonio Puerta ranks 1,775 out of 16,923Before him are Sebastián Abreu, Ferenc Sas, William Gallas, Josef Hickersberger, Marko Elsner, and Arne Brustad. After him are Georg Braun, Zoltán Varga, Gervinho, Eliseo Prado, Alfred Eisenbeisser, and Roger Schmidt.

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Among people born in 1984, Antonio Puerta ranks 37Before him are Maxi López, Nigel de Jong, Pavel Durov, Milo Yiannopoulos, Lena Katina, and Indila. After him are Princess Sofia, Duchess of Värmland, Annabelle Wallis, Theo James, Vincenzo Nibali, Marija Šerifović, and Claire Foy. Among people deceased in 2007, Antonio Puerta ranks 199Before him are Mark St. John, Ellen Preis, Giuseppe Baldo, Toše Proeski, Kirill Lavrov, and Helmut Senekowitsch. After him are Henry L. Giclas, Lloyd Alexander, Awad Hamed al-Bandar, Paulinho de Almeida, Floyd Westerman, and Stephen Fumio Hamao.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Antonio Puerta ranks 1,144 out of 2,595Before him are Alejandro Sanz (1968), Benito Floro (1952), Dani Carvajal (1992), Maria del Mar Bonet (1947), Francisco Manuel Blanco (1778), and Rosario Flores (1963). After him are Julián Marías (1914), Enric Valor i Vives (1911), Juan Manuel Asensi (1949), Hipólito Ruiz López (1754), José Araquistáin (1937), and Chiquito de la Calzada (1932).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Antonio Puerta ranks 139Before him are José Callejón (1987), Campanal I (1912), Miguel Ángel Lotina (1957), Enrique Mateos (1934), Martí Ventolrà (1906), and Dani Carvajal (1992). After him are Juan Manuel Asensi (1949), José Araquistáin (1937), Manuel Velázquez (1943), Silvestre Igoa (1920), Miguel Ángel González Suárez (1947), and Javi Martínez (1988).