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 won five La Liga and three Champions League trophies with Real Madrid over 14 years after signing from Valladolid, during which he appeared in more than 500 official matches. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fernando Hierro has received more than 1,786,752 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Fernando Hierro is the 279th most popular soccer player (up from 295th in 2019), the 407th most popular biography from Spain (up from 463rd in 2019) and the 21st most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Fernando Hierro ranks 279 out of 16,923Before him are Ko Arima, Johnny Rep, Tameo Ide, Lorenzo Buffon, Francisco Varallo, and Telê Santana. After him are Michiyo Taki, Junji Kawano, Ryuzo Shimizu, Masafumi Hara, Shunichi Kumai, and José Santamaría.

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Among people born in 1968, Fernando Hierro ranks 19Before him are Timothy McVeigh, Lucy Liu, Davor Šuker, Marine Le Pen, Kylie Minogue, and Gillian Anderson. After him are Tito Vilanova, Owen Wilson, Eric Bana, Josh Brolin, Brendan Fraser, and Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Fernando Hierro ranks 407 out of 2,595Before him are Miguel Induráin (1964), Dulce of Aragon (1160), Manuel Vázquez Montalbán (1939), Juan Negrín (1892), Maria of Aragon, Queen of Castile (1403), and Ordoño II of León (873). After him are Hasdai ibn Shaprut (910), Francesc Macià (1859), Constanza Manuel (1315), Tito Vilanova (1968), Andrés Nin Pérez (1892), and María de las Mercedes, Princess of Asturias (1880).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Fernando Hierro ranks 21Before him are Emilio Butragueño (1963), Sergio Ramos (1986), Amancio Amaro (1939), Luis Enrique (1970), Rafael Moreno Aranzadi (1892), and Andoni Zubizarreta (1961). After him are David Villa (1981), Raúl (1977), Fernando Torres (1984), Josep Samitier (1902), Antoni Ramallets (1924), and Julen Lopetegui (1966).