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Carlos Alonso González (born 23 August 1952), known as Santillana, is a Spanish former footballer who played as a striker. He was best known for his Real Madrid spell, which consisted of 17 La Liga seasons and 643 competitive matches. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Santillana has received more than 11,054 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Santillana is the 490th most popular soccer player (up from 493rd in 2019), the 640th most popular biography from Spain (down from 599th in 2019) and the 35th most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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  • 11k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.95

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Santillana ranks 490 out of 16,880Before him are Alessandro Costacurta, Igor Netto, Willem van Hanegem, José Pékerman, Waichiro Omura, and Mario Balotelli. After him are Kiyoo Kanda, Norio Yoshimizu, Shiro Teshima, Preben Elkjær, Horst Hrubesch, and Aldair.

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Among people born in 1952, Santillana ranks 110Before him are Shohreh Aghdashloo, Nora Miao, Frances Fisher, Chen Kaige, Haider al-Abadi, and Liz Mitchell. After him are Jacques Audiard, Sergei Stepashin, Uljana Semjonova, Jean-Dominique Bauby, Alexander Ankvab, and Mahamadou Issoufou.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Santillana ranks 640 out of 2,932Before him are Juan Sánchez Cotán (1560), José de Acosta (1540), Antonio de Cabezón (1510), Elsa Pataky (1976), Clara Campoamor (1888), and Federico Bahamontes (1928). After him are Joan Manuel Serrat (1943), Alicia de Larrocha (1923), Pedro Arrupe (1907), Ramón Serrano Suñer (1901), Alonso Pérez de Guzmán y Sotomayor, 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia (1550), and Diego Laynez (1512).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Santillana ranks 35Before him are Ernesto Valverde (1964), Julen Lopetegui (1966), Guti (1976), Víctor Valdés (1982), Luis del Sol (1935), and Quini (1949). After him are Adelardo Rodríguez (1939), Isidro Lángara (1912), José Ángel Iribar (1943), Marcos Alonso (1933), Estanislau Basora (1926), and Sergio Busquets (1988).