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 200,257 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Ricardo Zamora is the 39th most popular soccer player (down from 33rd in 2019), the 125th most popular biography from Spain (down from 119th 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 39 out of 16,923Before him are Carlos Alberto Torres, Lionel Messi, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Lothar Matthäus, Josef Masopust, and Ruud Gullit. After him are Paolo Maldini, Uwe Seeler, Bobby Charlton, Ronaldinho, Antonín Panenka, and Nílton Santos.

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Among people born in 1901, Ricardo Zamora ranks 31Before him are Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, Max Euwe, Simon Kuznets, Andrey Vlasov, Milton H. Erickson, and Ernest Lawrence. After him are Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, Jean Dubuffet, Carl Barks, Robert Bresson, Mohamed Naguib, and Witold Pilecki. Among people deceased in 1978, Ricardo Zamora ranks 17Before him are Ramón Mercader, Margaret Mead, Umberto Nobile, Anastas Mikoyan, Manne Siegbahn, and John Cazale. After him are Jim Jones, Hasso von Manteuffel, Willy Messerschmitt, Kurt Student, Harold Lasswell, and Harry Martinson.

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Among people born in Spain, Ricardo Zamora ranks 125 out of 2,595Before him are Peter of Castile (1334), Henry IV of Castile (1425), Alfonso VIII of Castile (1155), James II of Aragon (1267), Carlos, Prince of Asturias (1545), and Vicente del Bosque (1950). After him are Vincent of Saragossa (300), Baltasar Gracián (1601), Manuel Azaña (1880), Maria of Aragon, Queen of Portugal (1482), John II of Castile (1405), and Manuel de Falla (1876).


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), Quique Setién (1958), Telmo Zarra (1921), Iker Casillas (1981), Carles Puyol (1978), Carles Rexach (1947), Xavi (1980), and Joaquín Peiró (1936).