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Iván Zamorano

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Full nameIván Luis Zamorano Zamora
Date of birthJanuary 18, 1967(age 49)
Place of birthSantiago, Chile
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10.1 in)
Playing positionStriker

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Iván Luis Zamorano Zamora (born January 18, 1967 in Santiago) is a retired Chilean football striker. Along with former world-class forward Marcelo Salas and former world player of the year Elias Figueroa he is regarded as one of Chile's most recognized footballers.

He was a member of the Chilean national team and played in the 1998 World Cup. He played for several clubs, notably Spanish clubs Sevilla and Real Madrid C.F. as well as Italian club Internazionale. He won the 1994-95 La Liga title and was the season's top scorer with Real Madrid. He also won the UEFA Cup with Internazionale.

In 2004, Zamorano was selected among the FIFA 100, a list of the best living football players in the world compiled by Pelé.


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