Héctor Rial

1928 - 1991

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José Héctor Rial Laguía (14 October 1928 – 24 February 1991) was an Argentine footballer who played as a forward for Real Madrid between 1954 and 1961, and was part of the team that won five consecutive European Cups. He played professional football in Argentina, Colombia, Uruguay, Spain, France and Chile. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Héctor Rial has received more than 62,712 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Héctor Rial is the 519th most popular soccer player (up from 551st in 2019), the 105th most popular biography from Argentina (up from 107th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Argentinean Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Héctor Rial ranks 519 out of 16,923Before him are Emerich Jenei, Giuseppe Bergomi, Hidetoshi Nakata, Gianluca Pagliuca, Yoshinobu Ishii, and Alain Giresse. After him are Nobuo Matsunaga, Zdeněk Zeman, Javier Clemente, Pepe, Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck, and Mario Corso.

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Among people born in 1928, Héctor Rial ranks 147Before him are Ann Morgan Guilbert, László Budai, Djivan Gasparyan, Eddie Fisher, Gerald Bull, and Alfonso de Portago. After him are Malcolm Glazer, Ulric Neisser, Peter Naur, Petr Ginz, Vidal Sassoon, and Gordie Howe. Among people deceased in 1991, Héctor Rial ranks 72Before him are Berenice Abbott, Eric Carr, Christian de Castries, Rudolf Serkin, Robert Maxwell, and Jean Bruller. After him are Pedro Arrupe, Edmond Jabès, Richard Thorpe, Alex North, Jean Arthur, and Yevgeny Dragunov.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Héctor Rial ranks 105 out of 900Before him are Mauricio Pochettino (1972), José Froilán González (1922), Gaspar Noé (1963), Facundo Cabral (1937), Jorge Sampaoli (1960), and Ariel Ramírez (1921). After him are Gabriela Sabatini (1970), Victoria Ocampo (1890), Carlos Bianchi (1949), Juan Román Riquelme (1978), Joseph Kessel (1898), and José Manuel Moreno (1916).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Argentina

Among soccer players born in Argentina, Héctor Rial ranks 29Before him are Ramón Díaz (1959), José Pékerman (1949), Luis Carniglia (1917), Fernando Redondo (1969), Diego Milito (1979), and Mauricio Pochettino (1972). After him are Carlos Bianchi (1949), Juan Román Riquelme (1978), José Manuel Moreno (1916), Ubaldo Fillol (1950), Jorge Burruchaga (1962), and Gerardo Martino (1962).