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José Ignacio Fernández Iglesias (Spanish pronunciation: [xoˈse iɣˈnaθjo feɾˈnandeθ iˈɣlesjas]; born 18 January 1990), known as Nacho (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈnatʃo]), is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a defender for Real Madrid and the Spain national team. He has spent his entire career with Real Madrid after making his debut with the first team in 2011, making over 200 appearances and winning several trophies, including four Champions Leagues. Nacho won his first senior cap for Spain in 2013, and was on the squad at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nacho has received more than 176,733 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Nacho is the 2,217th most popular soccer player (down from 1,799th in 2019), the 1,252nd most popular biography from Spain (down from 1,038th in 2019) and the 175th most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Nacho ranks 2,217 out of 16,923Before him are Adrián Escudero, Sven Andersson, Danijel Subašić, André Tassin, José Muguerza, and Alberto Gallardo. After him are Bafétimbi Gomis, Víctor Espárrago, Manfred Burgsmüller, Darko Kovačević, Takeshi Okada, and Eliseo Mouriño.

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Among people born in 1990, Nacho ranks 23Before him are Çağatay Ulusoy, Wojciech Szczęsny, Peter Sagan, Park Shin-hye, Luuk de Jong, and Rita Ora. After him are Kim Jong-hyun, Tiger Shroff, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, İlkay Gündoğan, Georginio Wijnaldum, and Emiliano Sala.

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Among people born in Spain, Nacho ranks 1,252 out of 2,595Before him are Rafael Martín Vázquez (1965), David Ferrer (1982), León Felipe (1884), Francisco Umbral (1932), Adrián Escudero (1927), and José Muguerza (1911). After him are José María de Pereda (1833), Manuel Alonso Areizaga (1895), Periko Alonso (1953), Pascual Madoz (1806), Ángel Ganivet (1865), and Fernand Sanz (1881).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Nacho ranks 175Before him are Albert Celades (1975), Iago Aspas (1987), Martí Vergés (1934), Rafael Martín Vázquez (1965), Adrián Escudero (1927), and José Muguerza (1911). After him are Periko Alonso (1953), Guillermo Eizaguirre (1909), Guillermo Amor (1967), Chendo (1961), Juan Carlos Valerón (1975), and Vicente Miera (1940).

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