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Francisco Javier González Pérez (Spanish pronunciation: [fɾanˈθisko ˈxaβjeɾ ɣonˈθaleθ ˈpeɾeθ]; born 14 July 1969), known as Fran, is a Spanish retired professional footballer. He spent his entire career with Deportivo, as a left midfielder with skill and field vision, helping the club win the first La Liga title in its history. Fran represented Spain at Euro 2000. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fran has received more than 147,000 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Fran is the 2,069th most popular soccer player (up from 3,731st in 2019), the 1,300th most popular biography from Spain (up from 1,546th in 2019) and the 170th most popular Soccer Player.

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  • 25

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  • 2.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Fran ranks 2,069 out of 16,880Before him are Maarten Stekelenburg, Graham Arnold, Levir Culpi, Marián Masný, Hiroshi Ninomiya, and George Kobayashi. After him are Hermínio de Brito, José de Anchieta Fontana, Gábor Király, Yuri Semin, Manuel Jiménez Jiménez, and Mazinho Oliveira.

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Among people born in 1969, Fran ranks 175Before him are Christy Turlington, Elizabeth Gilbert, Byron Moreno, Paulo Sérgio, Jakob Dylan, and Noah Taylor. After him are Michael Kelly, Dacian Cioloș, Vladimir Jugović, Márcio Santos, Ramon Dekkers, and Amy Ryan.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Fran ranks 1,300 out of 2,932Before him are José Iraragorri (1912), Cristóbal Halffter (1930), José Fernando de Abascal y Sousa (1743), Arcadio Larraona Saralegui (1887), Gregorio Marañón (1887), and Assumpta Serna (1957). After him are Fernand Sanz (1881), Manuel Jiménez Jiménez (1964), Rosa Chacel (1898), Marcos Alonso (1959), Pedro Delgado (1960), and Miguel Fleta (1897).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Fran ranks 170Before him are Miguel Ángel González Suárez (1947), Agustín Gaínza (1922), Guillermo Amor (1967), Juan Arza (1923), Arsenio Iglesias (1930), and José Iraragorri (1912). After him are Manuel Jiménez Jiménez (1964), Marcos Alonso (1959), José Berraondo (1878), José Araquistáin (1937), Iago Aspas (1987), and Mariano García Remón (1950).