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Fernando Llorente

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Fernando Javier Llorente Torres (Spanish pronunciation: [feɾˈnando ʎoˈɾente ˈtores]; born 26 February 1985), nicknamed El Rey León ("The Lion King" in Spanish), is a Spanish former professional footballer who played as a striker. He started his career with Athletic Bilbao, working his way through the various youth ranks and, after making his first team debut in 2005, becoming one of the most important offensive players for the club in the following decade. He scored 29 goals in all competitions in the 2011–12 season, and was described as a "Bilbao legend". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fernando Llorente has received more than 3,325,076 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Fernando Llorente is the 1,464th most popular soccer player (down from 1,227th in 2019), the 1,137th most popular biography from Spain (down from 981st in 2019) and the 120th most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Fernando Llorente ranks 1,464 out of 16,880Before him are Ezzaki Badou, Mustapha Hadji, Willy Sagnol, Luis Vargas Peña, Fabio Grosso, and Ricardo Bochini. After him are Dezső Novák, Jorge Fossati, Miho Kaneda, Walter Taibo, Angelos Charisteas, and Ján Pivarník.

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Among people born in 1985, Fernando Llorente ranks 30Before him are Burak Yılmaz, Guillermo Ochoa, Ezequiel Lavezzi, Julia Volkova, Rooney Mara, and Filipe Luís. After him are Anna Kendrick, Jesús Navas, Thomas Vermaelen, Jakub Błaszczykowski, Emily Kinney, and André-Pierre Gignac.

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Among people born in Spain, Fernando Llorente ranks 1,137 out of 2,932Before him are Enrique Irazoqui (1944), Gloria Fuertes (1917), Campanal I (1912), Francisco Pradilla Ortiz (1848), Manuel García-Prieto, 1st Marquess of Alhucemas (1859), and Mario Casas (1986). After him are Iñaki Urdangarin (1968), Marc Márquez (1993), Pedro Páez (1564), Fausto Elhuyar (1755), Antón Lamazares (1954), and Lope de Rueda (1500).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Fernando Llorente ranks 120Before him are Isco (1992), Juan Mata (1988), Salvador Artigas (1913), Feliciano Rivilla (1936), Dani Carvajal (1992), and Campanal I (1912). After him are Adama Traoré (1996), Jesús Navas (1985), Luis Miró (1913), Javi Martínez (1988), Javier Urruticoechea (1952), and Martí Ventolrà (1906).

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