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Ricardo Zamora

1901 - 1978

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Ricardo Zamora Martínez (Spanish pronunciation: [riˈkaɾðo θaˈmoɾa maɾˈtineθ]; 14 February 1901 – 8 September 1978) was a Spanish footballer and manager. He played as a goalkeeper for, among others, RCD Espanyol, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. As an international he played for both the Catalan XI and Spain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ricardo Zamora has received more than 245,072 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Ricardo Zamora is the 49th most popular soccer player (down from 39th in 2019), the 152nd most popular biography from Spain (down from 125th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

Ricardo Zamora was a Spanish goalkeeper who is most famous for his role in the development of the sweeper-keeper.

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Among soccer players, Ricardo Zamora ranks 49 out of 16,880Before him are Antonín Panenka, Paolo Maldini, Ronaldo, Flórián Albert, Ruud Gullit, and Omar Sívori. After him are Romário, Roger Milla, Roberto Carlos, David Beckham, Djalma Santos, and Jairzinho.

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Among people born in 1901, Ricardo Zamora ranks 37Before him are Witold Pilecki, Mohamed Naguib, Robert Bresson, Nadezhda Alliluyeva, Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, and Ernest Lawrence. After him are Nikolai Vatutin, Henning von Tresckow, Salvatore Quasimodo, Carl Barks, Jascha Heifetz, and Arthur Liebehenschel. Among people deceased in 1978, Ricardo Zamora ranks 19Before him are Margaret Mead, Manne Siegbahn, Anastas Mikoyan, Jim Jones, Umberto Nobile, and Ronnie Peterson. After him are Kurt Student, Hasso von Manteuffel, Willy Messerschmitt, Harold Lasswell, John Cazale, and Harry Martinson.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Ricardo Zamora ranks 152 out of 2,932Before him are John II of Aragon (1398), Pep Guardiola (1971), Urraca of León (1081), Vincent Ferrer (1350), Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona (1913), and Peter II of Aragon (1174). After him are Pedro de Valdivia (1497), Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548), José Antonio Primo de Rivera (1903), Henry II of Castile (1334), Gaius Julius Hyginus (-64), and Martin of Aragon (1356).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Ricardo Zamora ranks 4Before him are Santiago Bernabéu Yeste (1895), Luis Suárez (1935), and Francisco Gento (1933). After him are Miguel Muñoz (1922), Xavi (1980), Carles Puyol (1978), Andrés Iniesta (1984), Telmo Zarra (1921), Carles Rexach (1947), Luis Enrique (1970), and Iker Casillas (1981).