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Rubén Baraja

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Rubén Baraja Vegas (Spanish pronunciation: [ruˈβem baˈɾaxa]; born 11 July 1975) is a Spanish retired footballer, currently manager of Valencia. A complete central midfielder with good tackling, technique, and offensive qualities, together with accurate passing and goalscoring ability, he played mostly for Valencia during a 17-year professional career, being an essential figure in five of the club's major titles, which included two La Liga championships.Baraja was also a consistent part of the Spain national team for five years, appearing in one World Cup and one European Championship and winning 43 caps. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rubén Baraja has received more than 350,103 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Rubén Baraja is the 2,580th most popular soccer player (up from 2,929th in 2019), the 1,424th most popular biography from Spain (down from 1,413th in 2019) and the 215th most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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  • 350k

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  • 46.02

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.16

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Rubén Baraja ranks 2,580 out of 16,880Before him are Anzor Kavazashvili, Adãozinho, Bernard Genghini, Antonio Olmo, Juninho Paulista, and Santiago Vernazza. After him are Gino Pivatelli, Ernst Jean-Joseph, Harry Vos, Idrissa Gueye, Milan Rapaić, and Joe Cole.

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Among people born in 1975, Rubén Baraja ranks 112Before him are Brian Littrell, Mary Pierce, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Judy Greer, Yusaku Maezawa, and Russell Brand. After him are Estas Tonne, Marcelo Ríos, M.I.A., Peter Pellegrini, Vivian Hsu, and Gala.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Rubén Baraja ranks 1,424 out of 2,932Before him are Manuel Arce y Ochotorena (1879), Lobo Carrasco (1959), Sígfrid Gràcia (1932), Jaime Lazcano (1909), Guillermo Eizaguirre (1909), and Antonio Olmo (1954). After him are Rafael Gordillo (1957), Álvaro Soler (1991), Roberto Soldado (1985), Karina (1946), Pedri (2002), and Luz Casal (1958).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Rubén Baraja ranks 215Before him are Joseíto (1926), Lobo Carrasco (1959), Sígfrid Gràcia (1932), Jaime Lazcano (1909), Guillermo Eizaguirre (1909), and Antonio Olmo (1954). After him are Rafael Gordillo (1957), Roberto Soldado (1985), Pedri (2002), Pedro Solé (1905), Nando González (1921), and Koke (1992).