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Ismael Urzaiz

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Ismael Urzaiz Aranda (Spanish pronunciation: [izmaˈel uɾˈθajθ aˈɾanda]; born 7 October 1971) is a Spanish former footballer who played as a centre-forward.Best known for his physical strength and aerial ability, the unsuccessful youth graduate at Real Madrid went on to represent seven other teams during his extensive professional career, mainly Athletic Bilbao where he spent 11 years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ismael Urzaiz has received more than 100,905 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Ismael Urzaiz is the 4,371st most popular soccer player (down from 3,322nd in 2019), the 1,753rd most popular biography from Spain (down from 1,474th in 2019) and the 329th most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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  • 28

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  • 4.60

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.23

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Among soccer players, Ismael Urzaiz ranks 4,371 out of 16,880Before him are Frank Vaughn, Terry Paine, Jordi Roura, Tsuyoshi Kitazawa, Kwadwo Asamoah, and Eric Bailly. After him are Ricardo Costa, Bart McGhee, Carlos Squeo, Arminas Narbekovas, Jeffrén Suárez, and Giuseppe Rossi.

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Among people born in 1971, Ismael Urzaiz ranks 291Before him are Tomislav Erceg, Stanislas Merhar, Zoran Mamić, Alfred Freddy Krupa, Barbara Hannigan, and Letícia Sabatella. After him are Anthony Rapp, Lorena Rojas, Nenad Bjelica, Midori, Xavier Naidoo, and Nawal Al Zoghbi.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Ismael Urzaiz ranks 1,753 out of 2,932Before him are Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia (1981), Sandra Sánchez (1981), Juan José Ibarretxe (1957), Andoni Iraola (1982), Marino Lejarreta (1957), and Jordi Roura (1967). After him are Carme Elías (1951), Manuel Preciado Rebolledo (1957), Ruth Beitia (1979), Manuela Velasco (1975), Unai Simón (1997), and Julio Alberto Moreno (1958).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Ismael Urzaiz ranks 329Before him are Sergio Rico (1993), Roberto Fernández Bonillo (1962), Enrique Saura (1954), Rafael Alkorta (1968), Andoni Iraola (1982), and Jordi Roura (1967). After him are Manuel Preciado Rebolledo (1957), Unai Simón (1997), Julio Alberto Moreno (1958), Aitor Karanka (1973), Juan Antonio Señor (1958), and Santiago Urquiaga (1958).