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Luis Suárez

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Luis Suárez Miramontes (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈlwis ˈswaɾeθ miɾaˈmontes]; 2 May 1935 – 9 July 2023) was a Spanish professional footballer and manager. He played as a midfielder for Deportivo de La Coruña, España Industrial, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Sampdoria; he also represented the Spain national team between 1957 and 1972. Regarded as one of the greatest Spanish football players of all time, Suárez was noted for his elegant and fluid style of play.Nicknamed El Arquitecto – The Architect – or Luisito, in 1960 Suárez became the first and only male Spanish-born player to win the Ballon d'Or. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luis Suárez has received more than 20,136,029 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Luis Suárez is the 20th most popular soccer player, the 70th most popular biography from Spain (up from 84th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

Luis Suárez is most famous for his biting incidents.

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Among soccer players, Luis Suárez ranks 20 out of 16,880Before him are George Best, Michel Platini, Cesare Maldini, Cristiano Ronaldo, Zico, and Santiago Bernabéu Yeste. After him are Francisco Gento, Lionel Messi, Bobby Charlton, Raymond Kopa, Sándor Kocsis, and Rivellino.

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Among people born in 1935, Luis Suárez ranks 13Before him are José Mujica, Mahmoud Abbas, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Hussein of Jordan, Donald Sutherland, and Françoise Sagan. After him are Julie Andrews, Arvo Pärt, Kenzaburō Ōe, Erich von Däniken, Michel Aoun, and Theo Angelopoulos.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Luis Suárez ranks 70 out of 2,932Before him are Alfonso X of Castile (1221), Florentino Pérez (1947), Ferdinand VII of Spain (1784), Amancio Ortega (1936), Santiago Bernabéu Yeste (1895), and Louis I of Spain (1707). After him are Francisco Gento (1933), Lucan (39), Muhammad XII of Granada (1459), Vasco Núñez de Balboa (1475), Alfonso XII of Spain (1857), and Abbas ibn Firnas (810).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Luis Suárez ranks 2Before him are Santiago Bernabéu Yeste (1895). After him are Francisco Gento (1933), Ricardo Zamora (1901), Miguel Muñoz (1922), Xavi (1980), Carles Puyol (1978), Andrés Iniesta (1984), Telmo Zarra (1921), Carles Rexach (1947), Luis Enrique (1970), and Iker Casillas (1981).