Emilio Butragueño

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Emilio Butragueño Santos (Spanish pronunciation: [eˈmiljo βutɾaˈɣeɲo ˈsantos]; born 22 July 1963) is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a striker. He was best known for his spell with Real Madrid. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emilio Butragueño has received more than 785,171 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Emilio Butragueño is the 220th most popular soccer player (up from 231st in 2019), the 360th most popular biography from Spain (up from 398th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

Emilio Butragueño is most famous for being a Spanish footballer who played for Real Madrid and the Spanish national team. He played as a striker and became the top scorer in the 1986 World Cup.

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Among soccer players, Emilio Butragueño ranks 220 out of 16,923Before him are Giampiero Boniperti, Kurt Hamrin, Josip Skoblar, Yukio Goto, Haruo Arima, and Arie Haan. After him are Karl-Heinz Schnellinger, Vittorio Pozzo, Sergio Ramos, Arjen Robben, Yanosuke Watanabe, and Ilija Petković.

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Among people born in 1963, Emilio Butragueño ranks 29Before him are Peter Schmeichel, Rafael Correa, Jean-Pierre Papin, Rick Rubin, Natasha Richardson, and Mike Pompeo. After him are Lars Ulrich, Borut Pahor, Steven Soderbergh, Hideo Kojima, Yngwie Malmsteen, and Mark Strong.

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Among people born in Spain, Emilio Butragueño ranks 360 out of 2,595Before him are Francisco Largo Caballero (1869), Narciso Yepes (1927), Juan, Count of Montizón (1822), Sancho I of Pamplona (865), Diego de Landa (1524), and Arturo Pérez-Reverte (1951). After him are Ruy López de Segura (1530), Sergio Ramos (1986), Eusebi Güell (1846), Ibn Jubayr (1145), George Santayana (1863), and Bernal Díaz del Castillo (1492).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Emilio Butragueño ranks 15Before him are Carles Puyol (1978), Carles Rexach (1947), Xavi (1980), Joaquín Peiró (1936), Andrés Iniesta (1984), and Ernesto Valverde (1964). After him are Sergio Ramos (1986), Amancio Amaro (1939), Luis Enrique (1970), Rafael Moreno Aranzadi (1892), Andoni Zubizarreta (1961), and Fernando Hierro (1968).

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