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Txiki Begiristain

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Aitor "Txiki" Begiristain Mujika (born 12 August 1964) is a Spanish former professional footballer who played mainly as a left winger but also as a forward, currently director of football of English club Manchester City. He was best known for his spells at Real Sociedad and Barcelona, winning eight major titles with the latter, including four La Liga championships and the 1992 European Cup. Begiristain represented the Spain national team in one World Cup and one European Championship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Txiki Begiristain has received more than 688,612 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 51 in 2019). Txiki Begiristain is the 915th most popular soccer player (down from 865th in 2019), the 909th most popular biography from Spain (down from 838th in 2019) and the 69th most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Txiki Begiristain ranks 915 out of 16,880Before him are Dudu Georgescu, Péter Palotás, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Kalle Svensson, Philippe Coutinho, and Willy van der Kuijlen. After him are Nuno Espírito Santo, Oleh Protasov, Marek Hamšík, Florent Malouda, Josef Hügi, and Antonio Rattín.

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Among people born in 1964, Txiki Begiristain ranks 104Before him are Doug Savant, Jennifer Doudna, Paco Tous, Sertab Erener, Mariska Hargitay, and Gore Verbinski. After him are Oleh Protasov, James Purefoy, Jean-Marc Bosman, Kaspar Capparoni, Sandro Rosell, and Rudi Garcia.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Txiki Begiristain ranks 909 out of 2,932Before him are Úrsula Corberó (1989), Ricardo Viñes (1875), Luis Cernuda (1902), Abbad II al-Mu'tadid (1012), Francisco Hernández de Toledo (1515), and Ramón Franco (1896). After him are Massiel (1947), Bahya ibn Paquda (1050), Vicente Aranda (1926), Lucius Licinius Lucullus (-150), Francisco Bayeu y Subías (1734), and Ibn Zaydún (1003).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Txiki Begiristain ranks 69Before him are Jesús María Pereda (1938), Miguel Reina (1946), Francisco Bru (1885), Roberto Martínez (1973), Mikel Arteta (1982), and Álvaro Morata (1992). After him are Luis Arconada (1954), Miguel Ángel Nadal (1966), Domènec Balmanya (1914), Ferran Olivella (1936), Bojan Krkić (1990), and José María Zárraga (1930).