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Raúl González Blanco (Spanish pronunciation: [raˈul ɣonˈθaleθ ˈβlaŋko]; born 27 June 1977), known as Raúl, is a Spanish football manager and former player who played as a forward. He is the current manager of Real Madrid Castilla, the reserve team of La Liga club Real Madrid. Raúl is considered one of the most important players in the history of Real Madrid and regarded as one of the greatest Spanish players of all-time and also one of the best forwards ever.Raúl was born in the San Cristóbal de los Ángeles neighborhood of Madrid where he played for the local youth team before moving to the Atlético Madrid youth team. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raúl has received more than 13,482 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Raúl is the 324th most popular soccer player (down from 250th in 2019), the 445th most popular biography from Spain (down from 416th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Raúl ranks 324 out of 16,923Before him are Jens Lehmann, Takeshi Natori, Toshio Miyaji, Koichi Oita, Sakae Takahashi, and Patrick Kluivert. After him are György Sárosi, Fernando Torres, Karim Benzema, Nobuyuki Kato, Enrique Ballestrero, and Takashi Mizuno.

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Among people born in 1977, Raúl ranks 11Before him are Tom Hardy, Orlando Bloom, Mike Shinoda, Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, John Cena, and Psy. After him are Sarah Wayne Callies, David Trezeguet, Michael Fassbender, Kanye West, Liv Tyler, and Deco.

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Among people born in Spain, Raúl ranks 445 out of 2,595Before him are Achila II (695), Juan Prim, 1st Count of Reus (1814), Pedro Casaldáliga (1928), Moses de León (1250), José María Aznar (1953), and Sisebut (565). After him are Rafael Moneo (1937), Thérésa Tallien (1773), Pedro Sánchez (1972), Fernando Torres (1984), Hosius of Corduba (256), and Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi (1873).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Raúl ranks 23Before him are Amancio Amaro (1939), Luis Enrique (1970), Rafael Moreno Aranzadi (1892), Andoni Zubizarreta (1961), Fernando Hierro (1968), and David Villa (1981). After him are Fernando Torres (1984), Josep Samitier (1902), Antoni Ramallets (1924), Julen Lopetegui (1966), José Antonio Camacho (1955), and Xabi Alonso (1981).

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