Juan Mata

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Juan Manuel Mata García (born 28 April 1988) is a Spanish professional footballer who last played as a midfielder for Premier League club Manchester United and the Spain national team. He mostly played as a central attacking midfielder, but he could also play on the wing. A graduate of Real Madrid's youth academy, Mata played for Real Madrid Castilla in 2006–07, before joining Valencia in the summer of 2007. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Juan Mata has received more than 6,047,127 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Juan Mata is the 1,349th most popular soccer player (up from 1,646th in 2019), the 1,108th most popular biography from Spain (down from 1,105th in 2019) and the 115th most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Juan Mata ranks 1,349 out of 16,880Before him are Isco, Adolfo Baloncieri, Mehmet Scholl, Martin Dahlin, Umberto Caligaris, and Roque Santa Cruz. After him are Teodoro Fernández, Ulf Kirsten, Dries Mertens, Sandro Salvadore, Hannes Löhr, and Ezequiel Lavezzi.

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Among people born in 1988, Juan Mata ranks 34Before him are Kevin Durant, Sasha Grey, Vanessa Hudgens, Willian, Nuri Şahin, and Park Seo-joon. After him are G-Dragon, Juan Cuadrado, Yann Sommer, Javier Hernández, Juan Martín del Potro, and Lizzo.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Juan Mata ranks 1,108 out of 2,932Before him are Juan José Omella (1946), Marcelino García Toral (1965), Josep Tarradellas (1899), Dominicus Gundissalinus (1115), Isco (1992), and José de Madrazo y Agudo (1781). After him are Ricardo María Carles Gordó (1926), Diego Gelmírez (1069), Sergi López (1965), Alex Soler-Roig (1931), Rosa Maria Sardà (1941), and Salvador Artigas (1913).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Juan Mata ranks 115Before him are Jesús Garay (1930), Ramón Grosso (1943), Joaquín (1981), Ramón de la Fuente Leal (1907), Marcelino García Toral (1965), and Isco (1992). After him are Salvador Artigas (1913), Feliciano Rivilla (1936), Dani Carvajal (1992), Campanal I (1912), Fernando Llorente (1985), and Adama Traoré (1996).

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