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José Luis Mato Sanmartín (born 27 March 1990), known as Joselu, is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for La Liga club Real Madrid, on loan from Segunda División club Espanyol. Born in Germany, he plays for the Spain national team.Joselu began his career with Celta de Vigo before being purchased by Real Madrid in the summer of 2009. He was a prolific goalscorer for their B-team, scoring 40 goals in 72 appearances but he was unable to break into the first team and was sold to Bundesliga side TSG Hoffenheim in August 2012, being loaned out to Eintracht Frankfurt in 2013–14. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joselu has received more than 2,405,531 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Joselu is the 6,082nd most popular soccer player (up from 6,993rd in 2019), the 5,162nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 4,665th in 2019) and the 401st most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Joselu ranks 6,082 out of 16,880Before him are Alfredo Anderson, Łukasz Teodorczyk, Santiago Ostolaza, Sebastiano Nela, Martin Jiránek, and Ricardo Cabanas. After him are Marco Parolo, Hendrie Krüzen, Jussi Jääskeläinen, Amr Zaki, Giancarlo Marocchi, and Daniel Prodan.

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Among people born in 1990, Joselu ranks 204Before him are Iago Falque, Milos Raonic, Sean Kingston, Youssef Msakni, Andrea Bowen, and Lee Hong-gi. After him are Anna van der Breggen, Saki Kumagai, Allison Schmitt, Jetsun Pema, Federico Pellegrino, and John Newman.

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Among people born in Germany, Joselu ranks 5,162 out of 6,142Before him are Felix Zwayer (1981), Gentleman (1975), Oskar Roehler (1959), Michelle (1972), Anne Spiegel (1980), and Joachim Kunz (1959). After him are Michael Rensing (1984), Ömer Toprak (1989), Durs Grünbein (1962), Ulrich Borowka (1962), Gerhard Strack (1955), and Julia Franck (1970).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Joselu ranks 401Before him are Jonas Hofmann (1992), Slobodan Komljenović (1971), Serdar Tasci (1987), Steffen Freund (1970), Mikael Forssell (1981), and Curro Torres (1976). After him are Michael Rensing (1984), Ömer Toprak (1989), Ulrich Borowka (1962), Gerhard Strack (1955), Patrick Owomoyela (1979), and Nils Petersen (1988).

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