Francisco Gento

1933 - Today

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Francisco Gento López (born 21 October 1933), usually referred as Paco Gento, is a former Spanish football player, who played as a left winger. Gento began his career at Racing Santander in 1952 and moved to Real Madrid the following season. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francisco Gento has received more than 582,131 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Francisco Gento is the 31st most popular soccer player (down from 21st in 2019), the 105th most popular biography from Spain (down from 81st in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Francisco Gento ranks 31 out of 16,923Before him are László Kubala, Sándor Kocsis, Sócrates, Ronaldo, Vavá, and Gunnar Nordahl. After him are Rivellino, Carlos Alberto Torres, Lionel Messi, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Lothar Matthäus, and Josef Masopust.

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Among people born in 1933, Francisco Gento ranks 20Before him are Just Fontaine, Krzysztof Penderecki, Jalal Talabani, Philip Roth, Tinto Brass, and Amartya Sen. After him are Susan Sontag, Arno Allan Penzias, Elinor Ostrom, Costa-Gavras, Corazon Aquino, and Oliver Sacks.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Francisco Gento ranks 105 out of 2,595Before him are Antonio Banderas (1960), Pablo Casals (1876), Avempace (1080), Pablo de Sarasate (1844), Solomon ibn Gabirol (1021), and Ibn Tufail (1110). After him are Francisco Tárrega (1852), José Carreras (1946), Antipope Benedict XIII (1328), Miguel de Unamuno (1864), Dolores Ibárruri (1895), and Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Francisco Gento ranks 3Before him are Santiago Bernabéu Yeste (1895) and Luis Suárez (1935). After him are Ricardo Zamora (1901), Miguel Muñoz (1922), Quique Setién (1958), Telmo Zarra (1921), Iker Casillas (1981), Carles Puyol (1978), Carles Rexach (1947), Xavi (1980), and Joaquín Peiró (1936).