Juan Mata

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Juan Manuel Mata García (born 28 April 1988) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Manchester United and the Spain national team. He mostly plays as a central attacking midfielder, but he can 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 5,383,478 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Juan Mata is the 1,648th most popular soccer player (down from 1,405th in 2019), the 1,106th most popular biography from Spain (down from 946th in 2019) and the 127th most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Juan Mata ranks 1,648 out of 16,923Before him are Isacio Calleja, Roland Sandberg, Píndaro de Carvalho Rodrigues, Marouane Fellaini, Ashley Young, and Christian Eriksen. After him are Gabriel Calderón, Lakhdar Belloumi, Jakub Błaszczykowski, Per Mertesacker, Titus Buberník, and Beb Bakhuys.

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Among people born in 1988, Juan Mata ranks 35Before him are Ana de Armas, Juan Cuadrado, G-Dragon, Fábio Coentrão, Javier Hernández, and Paulinho. After him are Radja Nainggolan, Nicklas Bendtner, Nuri Şahin, Lizzo, Javi Martínez, and James Arthur.

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Among people born in Spain, Juan Mata ranks 1,106 out of 2,595Before him are José Moñino, 1st Count of Floridablanca (1728), Iván Helguera (1975), Luis María Echeberría (1940), Fernando de Herrera (1534), Arsenio Iglesias (1930), and Isacio Calleja (1936). After him are Francisco Ibáñez Talavera (1936), Tomás de Iriarte y Oropesa (1750), Jerónimo Zurita y Castro (1512), Luis Royo (1954), José María Ventura Casas (1817), and Enrique Vila-Matas (1948).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Juan Mata ranks 127Before him are Juanito (1954), Manuel Olivares (1909), Iván Helguera (1975), Luis María Echeberría (1940), Arsenio Iglesias (1930), and Isacio Calleja (1936). After him are José Iraragorri (1912), José Luis Capón (1948), Marcelino García Toral (1965), Gabi (1983), Francisco Buyo (1958), and José Callejón (1987).

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