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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 regarded as one of the greatest players of his era.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 14,533 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia. Raúl is the 250th most popular soccer player (up from 324th in 2019), the 441st most popular biography from Spain (up from 445th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Raúl ranks 250 out of 16,880Before him are Francisco Varallo, Raimundo Orsi, Paul Van Himst, Enrique Ballestrero, Lee Yoo-hyung, and José Antonio Camacho. After him are Amarildo Tavares da Silveira, Tamotsu Asakura, Bert Trautmann, Takashi Kano, Andreas Brehme, and Sergio Agüero.

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Among people born in 1977, Raúl ranks 12Before him are John Cena, Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, Mike Shinoda, Orlando Bloom, Chadwick Boseman, and Psy. After him are Liv Tyler, Michael Fassbender, David Trezeguet, Jessica Chastain, Deco, and Tarja Turunen.

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Among people born in Spain, Raúl ranks 441 out of 2,932Before him are José Antonio Camacho (1955), Teresa Berganza (1933), Eleanor of Navarre (1426), Galswintha (540), Philip Prospero, Prince of Asturias (1657), and María Cayetana de Silva, 13th Duchess of Alba (1762). After him are Carmen Polo, 1st Lady of Meirás (1900), Isabella, Princess of Asturias (1851), Arturo Pérez-Reverte (1951), Victoria de los Ángeles (1923), Francesc Macià (1859), and Alfonso IV of León (890).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Raúl ranks 19Before him are Sergio Ramos (1986), David Villa (1981), Emilio Butragueño (1963), Fernando Torres (1984), Javier Clemente (1950), and José Antonio Camacho (1955). After him are Rafael Moreno Aranzadi (1892), Andoni Zubizarreta (1961), Amancio Amaro (1939), Xabi Alonso (1981), Quique Setién (1958), and Josep Samitier (1902).

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