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Miguel Muñoz

1922 - 1990

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Miguel Muñoz Mozún (19 January 1922 – 16 July 1990) was a Spanish football player and manager. A midfielder, he spent the majority of his career at Real Madrid before going on to coach the club, where he is widely considered one of the most successful and greatest managers in football history, leading the team to two European Cup victories and nine La Liga titles (winning seven major titles in both major competitions combined as a player). Muñoz later had a six-year coaching spell with the Spain national team, and led them to the final of Euro 1984. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Miguel Muñoz has received more than 281,375 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Miguel Muñoz is the 87th most popular soccer player (down from 62nd in 2019), the 219th most popular biography from Spain (down from 182nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

Miguel Muñoz is most famous for his work in the field of orthopedics. He was one of the first doctors to use plaster casts to treat broken bones.

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Among soccer players, Miguel Muñoz ranks 87 out of 16,880Before him are Kazuyoshi Miura, Eric Cantona, Guillermo Stábile, Bebeto, Jean-Pierre Adams, and Gylmar dos Santos Neves. After him are Helenio Herrera, Denis Law, Roberto Mancini, René Higuita, Udo Lattek, and Leo Beenhakker.

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Among people born in 1922, Miguel Muñoz ranks 38Before him are Philip Larkin, Renata Tebaldi, Stanley Cohen, Nándor Hidegkuti, Jacques Piccard, and Arthur Ashkin. After him are Yang Chen-Ning, Jason Robards, Liliane Bettencourt, Agostinho Neto, Nikolay Basov, and Nils Liedholm. Among people deceased in 1990, Miguel Muñoz ranks 21Before him are Pavel Cherenkov, Yun Posun, Sergei Parajanov, Lê Đức Thọ, Keith Haring, and Tunku Abdul Rahman. After him are Robert Hofstadter, Boris Shcherbina, Lawrence Durrell, Ilya Frank, Barbara Stanwyck, and Sandro Pertini.

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Among people born in Spain, Miguel Muñoz ranks 219 out of 2,932Before him are Infanta Catherine Michelle of Spain (1567), Abraham ibn Ezra (1089), Jacinto Benavente (1866), Pomponius Mela (15), Manuel Godoy (1767), and Eulalia of Mérida (290). After him are Huneric (450), Antonio Machado (1875), Javier Bardem (1969), Joanna la Beltraneja (1462), Petronilla of Aragon (1136), and Felipe González (1942).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Miguel Muñoz ranks 5Before him are Santiago Bernabéu Yeste (1895), Luis Suárez (1935), Francisco Gento (1933), and Ricardo Zamora (1901). After him are Xavi (1980), Carles Puyol (1978), Andrés Iniesta (1984), Telmo Zarra (1921), Carles Rexach (1947), Luis Enrique (1970), and Iker Casillas (1981).