1949 - 2018


Enrique Castro González (Spanish pronunciation: [enˈrike ˈkastɾo ɣonˈθaleθ]; 23 September 1949 – 27 February 2018), known as Quini [ˈkini], was a Spanish footballer who played as a striker. In a career totally connected with Sporting de Gijón and FC Barcelona, he was widely regarded as one of the country's best strikers, having won a total of seven Pichichi Trophy awards, five of those in La Liga.A Spain international for 12 years, Quini represented the nation in two World Cups and one European Championship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Quini has received more than 222,089 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 433rd most popular soccer player.

Memorability Metrics

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  • 54.95

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Quini ranks 431 out of 13,233Before him are Wayne Rooney, Gennaro Gattuso, Ian Callaghan, James Rodríguez, Gareth Bale, and Guy Roux. After him are Teiichi Matsumaru, Antonín Puč, Klaus Fischer, Claudio Pizarro, Mordechai Spiegler, and Adelardo Rodríguez.

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Among people born in 1949, Quini ranks 99Before him are Alan Menken, Annie Leibovitz, Trương Tấn Sang, Mick Taylor, Bo Xilai, and Andy Kaufman. After him are Manuel Marín, Alain Finkielkraut, Ward Cunningham, Klaus Fischer, Peter Agre, and Valentina Matviyenko. Among people deceased in 2018, Quini ranks 98Before him are Princess Elisabeth of Denmark, Joseph Kobzon, Richard Pipes, Dorothy Malone, Josep Lluís Núñez, and Paul Andreu. After him are Keith O'Brien, Darío Castrillón Hoyos, Henri Michel, Joseph Joffo, Raymond Chow, and Trần Đại Quang.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Quini ranks 573 out of 1,895Before him are Agila I (null), Ferdinand de la Cerda (1255), Eleanor of Castile (1191), Blanche of Navarre, Countess of Champagne (1177), Manuel Fraga (1922), and Sisenand (605). After him are Vicente Martín y Soler (1754), José Villalonga Llorente (1919), Manuel Marín (1949), Muhammad II of Córdoba (980), Adelina Patti (1843), and Eulogius of Córdoba (810).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Quini ranks 30Before him are José Antonio Camacho (1955), Gerard Piqué (1987), Fernando Hierro (1968), Luis Enrique (1970), Andoni Zubizarreta (1961), and Xabi Alonso (1981). After him are Adelardo Rodríguez (1939), Luis del Sol (1935), Víctor Valdés (1982), Lorenzo Fernández (1900), Luis Molowny (1925), and Javier Clemente (1950).

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