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Fernando Hierro

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Fernando Ruiz Hierro (Spanish pronunciation: [feɾˈnando ˈʝero]; born 23 March 1968) is a Spanish football manager and former player who played as a centre-back, sweeper or defensive midfielder. He is the current sporting director of Liga MX club C.D. Guadalajara. He won five La Liga and three Champions League trophies with Real Madrid in 14 years after signing from Valladolid, during which he appeared in 601 official matches. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fernando Hierro has received more than 1,986,653 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia. Fernando Hierro is the 303rd most popular soccer player (down from 279th in 2019), the 492nd most popular biography from Spain (down from 407th in 2019) and the 26th most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Fernando Hierro ranks 303 out of 16,880Before him are Quique Setién, José Santamaría, Jimmy Greaves, Takeshi Inoue, Josep Samitier, and Raymond Domenech. After him are Akira Nozawa, Edinson Cavani, Enzo Francescoli, Cha Bum-kun, Gerard Piqué, and Bob Paisley.

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Among people born in 1968, Fernando Hierro ranks 28Before him are Helen McCrory, Colin McRae, Aaron Eckhart, Owen Wilson, Marcel Desailly, and Lucy Liu. After him are Tito Vilanova, Hashim Thaçi, Alois, Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein, Ashley Judd, Oliver Bierhoff, and Brendan Fraser.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Fernando Hierro ranks 492 out of 2,932Before him are Liuva I (550), Suintila (594), Francisco Pacheco (1564), Anthony Mary Claret (1807), Ruy González de Clavijo (1400), and Leander of Seville (534). After him are Hasdai ibn Shaprut (910), García Sánchez III of Pamplona (1012), Salvador Puig Antich (1948), Josep Puig i Cadafalch (1867), Gerard Piqué (1987), and Ildefonsus (607).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Fernando Hierro ranks 26Before him are Rafael Moreno Aranzadi (1892), Andoni Zubizarreta (1961), Amancio Amaro (1939), Xabi Alonso (1981), Quique Setién (1958), and Josep Samitier (1902). After him are Gerard Piqué (1987), Antoni Ramallets (1924), Ernesto Valverde (1964), Julen Lopetegui (1966), Guti (1976), and Víctor Valdés (1982).