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Francisco Gamborena

1901 - 1982

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Francisco "Patxi" Gamborena Hernandorena (14 March 1901 – 30 July 1982), was a Spanish footballer who played as a midfielder.He spent his entire club career from 1915 to 1934 with Real Unión in his hometown of Irún in the Basque Country, winning the Copa del Rey in 1924 and 1927 before playing in the club's four seasons in La Liga after its formation, followed by two in the Segunda División after relegation (they never returned to the top level). Gamborena made his international debut for Spain on 9 October 1921 in a 2–0 home friendly win over Belgium in Bilbao's Estadio San Mamés. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francisco Gamborena has received more than 14,954 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Francisco Gamborena is the 4,838th most popular soccer player, the 1,814th most popular biography from Spain and the 359th most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Francisco Gamborena ranks 4,838 out of 16,880Before him are Pablo Cavallero, Dimitris Saravakos, José Cardozo, Cristian Zaccardo, Jan Furtok, and Faisal Al-Dakhil. After him are Andrzej Fischer, Omari Tetradze, Graham Taylor, Matthias Herget, Fabián O'Neill, and Jesper Blomqvist.

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Among people born in 1901, Francisco Gamborena ranks 308Before him are Edmund Rubbra, William Daniels, H. Bruce Humberstone, Carmelita Geraghty, Shirley Mason, and V. Shantaram. After him are Chester Morris, John C. Stennis, Al LeConey, Donald Howard Menzel, Oliver La Farge, and Adelaide Hall. Among people deceased in 1982, Francisco Gamborena ranks 255Before him are Humphrey Searle, Philip Hall, Virginia Fox, William Cameron Townsend, Rab Butler, and Lester Bangs. After him are Hugh Marlowe, Chaudhry Muhammad Ali, John Cody, Jimmy Dickinson, Tom Tully, and Arthur Lowe.

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Among people born in Spain, Francisco Gamborena ranks 1,814 out of 2,932Before him are Soraya Arnelas (1982), Sergio García (1983), Keita Baldé (1995), José Amavisca (1971), Sergio Casal (1962), and Sergio Dalma (1964). After him are Pedro Morenés (1948), Luis Marín (1906), Fernando León de Aranoa (1968), Joaquim Rodríguez (1979), Juanfran (1976), and Rudy Fernández (1985).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Francisco Gamborena ranks 359Before him are Fernando Navarro (1982), Iker Muniain (1992), Raúl Bravo (1981), Sergio García (1983), Keita Baldé (1995), and José Amavisca (1971). After him are Luis Marín (1906), Juanfran (1976), Mikel Alonso (1980), Jonathan Soriano (1985), Alberto Moreno (1992), and José Claramunt (1946).