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Pepe Reina

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José Manuel "Pepe" Reina Páez (Spanish pronunciation: [xoˈse maˈnwel ˈpepe ˈrejna ˈpaeθ]; born 31 August 1982) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for La Liga club Villarreal. The son of famed Barcelona and Atlético Madrid goalkeeper Miguel Reina, Pepe Reina began his career with the Barcelona youth team and made his La Liga debut in the 2000–01 season. He signed for Villarreal in 2002, winning the UEFA Intertoto Cup twice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pepe Reina has received more than 3,463,656 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Pepe Reina is the 675th most popular soccer player (up from 912th in 2019), the 764th most popular biography from Spain (up from 859th in 2019) and the 45th most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Pepe Reina ranks 675 out of 16,880Before him are Tomohiko Ikoma, Diego Costa, Alfio Basile, Hans van Breukelen, Sven Tumba, and Pak Doo-ik. After him are Dejan Stanković, Fernando Morientes, Eizo Yuguchi, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Adolfo Pedernera, and Rüştü Reçber.

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Among people born in 1982, Pepe Reina ranks 15Before him are Sultan Kösen, Víctor Valdés, Jessica Biel, Yelena Isinbayeva, Hyun Bin, and Nick Vujicic. After him are Adriano, Son Ye-jin, Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland, Eduardo Saverin, Mikel Arteta, and Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya.

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Among people born in Spain, Pepe Reina ranks 764 out of 2,932Before him are Alfonso II, Count of Provence (1180), Leopoldo O'Donnell, 1st Duke of Tetuán (1809), Manuel Valls (1962), Víctor Erice (1940), Pedro Cieza de León (1520), and Sunifred, Count of Barcelona (805). After him are Fernando Morientes (1976), Ángela Molina (1955), Alejandro Lerroux (1864), Sergi Barjuán (1971), Francesc Eiximenis (1330), and Felip Pedrell (1841).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Pepe Reina ranks 45Before him are Marcos Alonso (1933), Estanislau Basora (1926), Sergio Busquets (1988), Cesc Fàbregas (1987), Míchel (1963), and Antonio de la Cruz (1947). After him are Fernando Morientes (1976), Sergi Barjuán (1971), Santiago Cañizares (1969), Andoni Goikoetxea Olaskoaga (1956), Luis Molowny (1925), and Edmundo Suárez (1916).

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