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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 striker. He is the current manager of Real Madrid Castilla. 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.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 11,655 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 251st most popular soccer player.

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  • 70

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Raúl ranks 250 out of 13,233Before him are Michael Ballack, Julen Lopetegui, Karim Benzema, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Zbigniew Boniek, and Cha Bum-kun. After him are Takashi Takabayashi, Josep Samitier, Jiro Miyake, Bora Milutinović, Marcel Desailly, and Johnny Rep.

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Among people born in 1977, Raúl ranks 9Before him are Floyd Mayweather Jr., Thierry Henry, Tom Hardy, Mike Shinoda, Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, and Orlando Bloom. After him are Psy, David Trezeguet, Michael Fassbender, John Cena, Liv Tyler, and Deco.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Raúl ranks 416 out of 1,895Before him are Manuel Valls (1962), Julen Lopetegui (1966), Rafael Alberti (1902), Ibrahim ibn Yaqub (912), Andrés Nin Pérez (1892), and César Rodríguez Álvarez (1920). After him are Rafael Moneo (1937), Josep Samitier (1902), Josep Pla (1897), García Ramírez of Navarre (1110), Marià Fortuny (1838), and Arturo Pérez-Reverte (1951).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Raúl ranks 19Before him are Amancio Amaro (1939), Fernando Torres (1984), Carles Rexach (1947), Emilio Butragueño (1963), Rafael Moreno Aranzadi (1892), and Julen Lopetegui (1966). After him are Josep Samitier (1902), David Villa (1981), José Antonio Reyes (1983), Antoni Ramallets (1924), José Antonio Camacho (1955), and Gerard Piqué (1987).

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