Salvador Carmona

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José Salvador Carmona Álvarez (born 22 August 1975 in Mexico City) is a Mexican former professional footballer who played as a defender who is currently banned for life from playing professional football affiliated to FIFA for failing two separate anti-doping tests. During his career, he obtained 85 caps for the Mexico national team since his debut in 1996. He had an important role in the success of the team at two World Cup tournaments: 1998 and 2002.He was involved in a doping controversy and suspended one year as was teammate Aaron Galindo, in the 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup, therefore prohibiting both players from representing Mexico in the 2006 World Cup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Salvador Carmona has received more than 55,709 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Salvador Carmona is the 8,796th most popular soccer player (down from 7,968th in 2019), the 424th most popular biography from Mexico (down from 319th in 2019) and the 78th most popular Mexican Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Salvador Carmona ranks 8,796 out of 16,923Before him are Oleg Shatov, Célia Šašić, Milan Borjan, Georges-Kévin Nkoudou, Danny da Costa, and Mladen Rudonja. After him are Alfred N'Diaye, Yuzo Kurihara, Jacob Laursen, Rikizo Matsuhashi, Graham Rix, and Keiji Ishizuka.

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Among people born in 1975, Salvador Carmona ranks 634Before him are Rossana de los Ríos, Patxi Vila, Le Jingyi, Olga Budina, Fabiano Cezar Viegas, and Jonatan Johansson. After him are Alexander Waske, Robert Bartko, Richard Hughes, Blaise Kouassi, Pius Ndiefi, and Nestor Khergiani.

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Among people born in Mexico, Salvador Carmona ranks 424 out of 487Before him are Duilio Davino (1976), Edson Álvarez (1997), Zuria Vega (1989), Javier Aquino (1990), Israel Castro (1980), and Hugo Ayala (1987). After him are Rodolfo Pizarro (1994), Aldo de Nigris (1983), Rafael García Torres (1974), Lorena Ochoa (1981), Braulio Luna (1974), and Luis Ernesto Michel (1979).


Among soccer players born in Mexico, Salvador Carmona ranks 78Before him are Pablo Barrera (1987), Duilio Davino (1976), Edson Álvarez (1997), Javier Aquino (1990), Israel Castro (1980), and Hugo Ayala (1987). After him are Rodolfo Pizarro (1994), Aldo de Nigris (1983), Rafael García Torres (1974), Braulio Luna (1974), Luis Ernesto Michel (1979), and Moisés Muñoz (1980).