José Ángel Iribar

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José Ángel Iribar Kortajarena (born 1 March 1943), nicknamed El Chopo ("the Poplar"), is a Spanish retired football goalkeeper and manager. Having played almost exclusively for Athletic Bilbao, he appeared in more than 600 official games for the club over the course of 18 La Liga seasons, winning two major titles.Iribar represented the Spain national team in the 1964 Nations' Cup and the 1966 World Cup, winning the former tournament. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of José Ángel Iribar has received more than 64,387 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). José Ángel Iribar is the 638th most popular soccer player (up from 759th in 2019), the 691st most popular biography from Spain (up from 750th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, José Ángel Iribar ranks 638 out of 16,923Before him are Arturo Vidal, Jaap Stam, Miloš Milutinović, Alberto Suppici, Mario Balotelli, and Alessandro Altobelli. After him are Óscar Míguez, Thiago Silva, Michio Ashikaga, Bruno Conti, Claudio Pizarro, and André Abegglen.

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Among people born in 1943, José Ángel Iribar ranks 160Before him are Köbi Kuhn, Robert Lefkowitz, Jef Raskin, Mike Leigh, Oskar Lafontaine, and Terry Eagleton. After him are Randy Newman, Joan Manuel Serrat, Winston Groom, Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, Lucio Battisti, and Eduardo Mendoza Garriga.

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Among people born in Spain, José Ángel Iribar ranks 691 out of 2,595Before him are Alonso Pérez de Guzmán y Sotomayor, 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia (1550), Luis de Milán (1500), Raimon Panikkar (1918), Beatus of Liébana (730), Rafael Casanova (1660), and Caterina Albert (1869). After him are José Miaja (1878), Joan Manuel Serrat (1943), Jordi Pujol (1930), Eduardo Mendoza Garriga (1943), Ramon Muntaner (1265), and Bartolomé Bermejo (1440).


Among soccer players born in Spain, José Ángel Iribar ranks 42Before him are Lorenzo Fernández (1900), Isidro Lángara (1912), Manuel Sanchís Martínez (1938), Pirri (1945), Luis Molowny (1925), and Goyo Benito (1946). After him are Santiago Cañizares (1969), Gerard Piqué (1987), Antonio de la Cruz (1947), Fernando Morientes (1976), Julio Salinas (1962), and Adelardo Rodríguez (1939).