Extravagant carnivals, sumptuous food, deep-religious seat and scintillating landscapes beautifully define Brazil for tourists and travellers alike. The land of Christ the Redeemer, Brazil has been the potpourri of cultures, traditions and heritage. However, there is lot more to this ethically rich nation – Brazil has been the address of several well-known scientists, film stars, litterateurs, political heroes, activists and sports personnel. Talking about sports, the favourable climate of the country has helped it establish a significant sporting culture. Right from football to martial arts, tennis to basketball, motorsports to volleyball or rugby to boxing, Brazilians have excelled in all forms of sports, leaving an indelible mark on the modern world. Soccer or football remains the top favourite sport of the country. A number of well-known football players hail from the country including Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Pele, Kaka and Adriano. Volleyball is the next loved sport of the country. A world champion in beach volleyball, Brazilian volleyball players have won gold several times in Olympics. Furthermore, Brazilians have excelled in motorsports as well, having eminent names like Ayrton Senna, Rubens Barrichello, Bruno Senna, Felipe Massa and Lucas Di Grassi breaking major records and wining more than 100 Formula One races. Check this segment to learn in details about the life and profile of Brazilian sportsperson.
NeymarNeymar
05 February 1992
Footballer
Philippe CoutinhoPhilippe Coutinho
12 June 1992
Footballer

RonaldinhoRonaldinho
21 March 1980
Footballer

Roberto FirminoRoberto Firmino
02 October 1991
Footballer

Anderson SilvaAnderson Silva
14 April 1975
Mixed Martial Artist

Ayrton SennaAyrton Senna
21 March 1960
Formula One Driver
HulkHulk
25 July 1986
Footballer

KakáKaká
22 April 1982
Footballer

Demian MaiaDemian Maia
06 November 1977
Mixed Martial Artist

RobinhoRobinho
25 January 1984
Footballer
José AldoJosé Aldo
09 September 1986
Mixed Martial Artist

RomárioRomário
29 January 1966
Former Brazilian Football Star
Royce GracieRoyce Gracie
12 December 1966
Mixed Martial Artist

Lyoto MachidaLyoto Machida
30 May 1978
Mixed Martial Artist

Cris CyborgCris Cyborg
09 July 1985
Mixed Martial Artist
Rafael dos AnjosRafael dos Anjos
26 October 1984
Mixed Martial Artist

Roberto CarlosRoberto Carlos
10 April 1973
Football Player
RivaldoRivaldo
19 April 1972
Former Brazilian Footballer

Ronaldo SouzaRonaldo Souza
07 December 1979
MMA Artist, Judoka

Wanderlei SilvaWanderlei Silva
03 July 1976
MMA
Rorion GracieRorion Gracie
10 January 1952
Jiu-Jitsu Grand Master

Rousimar PalharesRousimar Palhares
20 February 1980
Mixed Martial Artist
Bethe CorreiaBethe Correia
22 June 1983
Mixed Martial Artist

PelePele
23 October 1940
Brazilian footballer

Dayane SilvaDayane Silva
15 December 1977
Anderson Silva's Wife

Juninho PernambucanoJuninho Pernambucano
30 January 1975
Footballer
David LuizDavid Luiz
22 April 1987
Association football player
Dani AlvesDani Alves
06 May 1983
Footballer

LimaLima
11 May 1983
association football player

Emerson PalmieriEmerson Palmieri
13 March 1994
Association football player

Alexandre PatoAlexandre Pato
02 September 1989
Association football player
Junior dos SantosJunior dos Santos
30 January 1984
Boxer, Mixed martial artist, Coach

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Rickson GracieRickson Gracie
21 November 1958
choreographer, judoka

Thiago SilvaThiago Silva
12 November 1982
 

Thiago AlcântaraThiago Alcântara
11 April 1991
Association football player

Vitor BelfortVitor Belfort
01 April 1977
Boxer, Judoka, Mixed martial artist, Karateka
CafuCafu
07 June 1970
Association football player

Thiago MottaThiago Motta
28 August 1982
Association football player
CasemiroCasemiro
23 February 1992
Association football player

Hélio GracieHélio Gracie
01 October 1913
Judoka

Douglas CostaDouglas Costa
14 September 1990
Association football player
SylvinhoSylvinho
12 April 1974
Association football player, Association football

GarrinchaGarrincha
28 October 1933
Association football player
Rubens BarrichelloRubens Barrichello
23 May 1972
Racecar driver

Maurício RuaMaurício Rua
25 November 1981
Mixed martial artist, Thai boxer

RonaldoRonaldo
18 September 1976
Brazilian footballer

Renzo GracieRenzo Gracie
11 March 1967
Mixed martial artist, Judoka

DecoDeco
27 August 1977
Association football player
Felipe MassaFelipe Massa
25 April 1981
Racecar driver

RamiresRamires
24 March 1987
Association football player

Leandro BarbosaLeandro Barbosa
28 November 1982
Basketball player

Rogério CeniRogério Ceni
22 January 1973
Association football player
ZicoZico
03 March 1953
Association football player, Blogger, Association

Roger GracieRoger Gracie
26 September 1981
Mixed martial artist
Antônio Rodrigo NogueiraAntônio Rodrigo Nogueira
02 June 1976
Mixed martial artist, Judoka, Brazilian jiu-jitsu

Luiz GustavoLuiz Gustavo
23 July 1987
Association football player

Nelson PiquetNelson Piquet
17 August 1952
Racecar driver
Leonardo AraújoLeonardo Araújo
05 September 1969
Association football player, Association football

LúcioLúcio
08 May 1978
Footballer
Alex SandroAlex Sandro
26 January 1991
Association football player

Lucas LeivaLucas Leiva
09 January 1987
Association football player

Emerson FittipaldiEmerson Fittipaldi
12 December 1946
Formula One driver, Champ Car driver
Gustavo KuertenGustavo Kuerten
10 September 1976
Tennis player

Bruno SennaBruno Senna
15 October 1983
Racing driver
Juninho PaulistaJuninho Paulista
22 February 1973
Association football player

Evangelista SantosEvangelista Santos
12 December 1977
mixed martial artist, Thai boxer

Luiz Felipe ScolariLuiz Felipe Scolari
09 November 1948
Association football player, Association football

Carlos Alberto TorresCarlos Alberto Torres
17 July 1944
Association football player, Association football
BebetoBebeto
16 February 1964
Association football player, Association football
Gilberto SilvaGilberto Silva
07 October 1976
Association football player, Mandolinist

Luiz AdrianoLuiz Adriano
12 April 1987
Association football player

TaliscaTalisca
01 February 1994
Association football player

Maicon SisenandoMaicon Sisenando
26 July 1981
Association football player
TaisonTaison
13 January 1988
Association football player

Júlio BaptistaJúlio Baptista
01 October 1981
Association football player

Alex TeixeiraAlex Teixeira
06 January 1990
Association football player

HernanesHernanes
29 May 1985
Association football player

Paulo Henrique GansoPaulo Henrique Ganso
12 October 1989
Association football player
Tony KanaanTony Kanaan
31 December 1974
Racecar driver

Felipe MeloFelipe Melo
26 June 1983
Association football player
Eduardo da SilvaEduardo da Silva
25 February 1983
Brazilian-Croatian footballer

ElanoElano
14 June 1981
Association football player

Antônio Rogério NogueiraAntônio Rogério Nogueira
02 June 1976
Boxer, Judoka, Mixed martial artist
Heurelho GomesHeurelho Gomes
15 February 1981
Association football player

DanteDante
18 October 1983
 
Alex TellesAlex Telles
15 December 1992
Association football player

Vágner LoveVágner Love
11 June 1984
Association football player

AlexAlex
17 June 1982
association football player

Luís FabianoLuís Fabiano
08 November 1980
Association football player
Gabriel PaulistaGabriel Paulista
26 November 1990
Association football player

Juan JesusJuan Jesus
10 June 1991
Association football player
Tiago SplitterTiago Splitter
01 January 1985
Basketball player

DungaDunga
31 October 1963
Association football player, Journalist,
Júnior MoraesJúnior Moraes
15 April 1987
association football player

DiegoDiego
28 February 1985
Footballer
Hélio CastronevesHélio Castroneves
10 May 1975
Racecar driver