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
RonaldinhoRonaldinho
21 March 1980
Footballer

Anderson SilvaAnderson Silva
14 April 1975
Mixed Martial Artist

Ayrton SennaAyrton Senna
21 March 1960
Formula One Driver

KakáKaká
22 April 1982
Footballer

Philippe CoutinhoPhilippe Coutinho
12 June 1992
Footballer
Roberto CarlosRoberto Carlos
10 April 1973
Football Player

RivaldoRivaldo
19 April 1972
Former Brazilian Footballer

José AldoJosé Aldo
09 September 1986
Mixed Martial Artist
HulkHulk
25 July 1986
Footballer

RomárioRomário
29 January 1966
Former Brazilian Football Star
Cris CyborgCris Cyborg
09 July 1985
Mixed Martial Artist

RobinhoRobinho
25 January 1984
Footballer

Roberto FirminoRoberto Firmino
02 October 1991
Footballer

Royce GracieRoyce Gracie
12 December 1966
Mixed Martial Artist

Lyoto MachidaLyoto Machida
30 May 1978
Mixed Martial Artist
Rafael dos AnjosRafael dos Anjos
26 October 1984
Mixed Martial Artist

Juninho PernambucanoJuninho Pernambucano
30 January 1975
Footballer

Demian MaiaDemian Maia
06 November 1977
Mixed Martial Artist

Wanderlei SilvaWanderlei Silva
03 July 1976
MMA
Ronaldo SouzaRonaldo Souza
07 December 1979
MMA Artist, Judoka

Carlos GracieCarlos Gracie
14 September 1902
Martial Artist
Rorion GracieRorion Gracie
10 January 1952
Jiu-Jitsu Grand Master

Royler GracieRoyler Gracie
06 December 1965
Mixed Martial Artist

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

PelePele
23 October 1940
Brazilian footballer
Dayane SilvaDayane Silva
15 December 1977
Anderson Silva's Wife

David LuizDavid Luiz
22 April 1987
Footballer

CafuCafu
07 June 1970
Association football player
Dani AlvesDani Alves
06 May 1983
Footballer

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Thiago SilvaThiago Silva
12 November 1982
 
Fabrício WerdumFabrício Werdum
30 July 1977
Mixed martial artist

Thiago AlcântaraThiago Alcântara
11 April 1991
Association football player

Vitor BelfortVitor Belfort
01 April 1977
Boxer, Judoka, Mixed martial artist, Karateka

Alexandre PatoAlexandre Pato
02 September 1989
Association football player
Junior dos SantosJunior dos Santos
30 January 1984
Boxer, Mixed martial artist, Coach
LimaLima
11 May 1983
association football player

DecoDeco
27 August 1977
Association football player

Juninho PaulistaJuninho Paulista
22 February 1973
Association football player

ZicoZico
03 March 1953
Association football player, Blogger, Association
GarrinchaGarrincha
28 October 1933
Association football player

LúcioLúcio
08 May 1978
Footballer

Gilberto SilvaGilberto Silva
07 October 1976
Association football player, Mandolinist

Rubens BarrichelloRubens Barrichello
23 May 1972
Racecar driver

Gabriel JesusGabriel Jesus
03 April 1997
Football player
Maurício RuaMaurício Rua
25 November 1981
Mixed martial artist, Thai boxer

Rickson GracieRickson Gracie
21 November 1958
choreographer, judoka
RamiresRamires
24 March 1987
Association football player

Zé RobertoZé Roberto
06 July 1974
Association football player

Maicon SisenandoMaicon Sisenando
26 July 1981
Association football player
Felipe MassaFelipe Massa
25 April 1981
Racecar driver

CasemiroCasemiro
23 February 1992
Association football player
DungaDunga
31 October 1963
Association football player, Journalist,

Douglas CostaDouglas Costa
14 September 1990
Association football player

Antônio Rodrigo NogueiraAntônio Rodrigo Nogueira
02 June 1976
Mixed martial artist, Judoka, Brazilian jiu-jitsu

Nelson PiquetNelson Piquet
17 August 1952
Racecar driver

RonaldoRonaldo
18 September 1976
Brazilian footballer
Thiago MottaThiago Motta
28 August 1982
Association football player

Rogério CeniRogério Ceni
22 January 1973
Association football player

Emerson FittipaldiEmerson Fittipaldi
12 December 1946
Formula One driver, Champ Car driver

BebetoBebeto
16 February 1964
Association football player, Association football
Felipe MeloFelipe Melo
26 June 1983
Association football player

Hélio GracieHélio Gracie
01 October 1913
Judoka
Renzo GracieRenzo Gracie
11 March 1967
Mixed martial artist, Judoka

Filipe LuísFilipe Luís
09 August 1985
Footballer

Luiz Felipe ScolariLuiz Felipe Scolari
09 November 1948
Association football player, Association football
Roger GracieRoger Gracie
26 September 1981
Mixed martial artist

Júlio BaptistaJúlio Baptista
01 October 1981
Association football player
Eduardo da SilvaEduardo da Silva
25 February 1983
Brazilian-Croatian footballer

Juliano BellettiJuliano Belletti
20 June 1976
Association football player, Journalist

Lucas LeivaLucas Leiva
09 January 1987
Association football player
Alex TellesAlex Telles
15 December 1992
Association football player

Alex SandroAlex Sandro
26 January 1991
Association football player
Carlos Alberto TorresCarlos Alberto Torres
17 July 1944
Association football player, Association football

Luís FabianoLuís Fabiano
08 November 1980
Association football player

Giant SilvaGiant Silva
21 July 1963
Basketball player, Professional wrestler

Antônio Rogério NogueiraAntônio Rogério Nogueira
02 June 1976
Boxer, Judoka, Mixed martial artist
Bruno SennaBruno Senna
15 October 1983
Racing driver
ElanoElano
14 June 1981
Association football player

Emerson PalmieriEmerson Palmieri
13 March 1994
Association football player

Cláudio TaffarelCláudio Taffarel
08 May 1966
Association football player, Association football

Gustavo KuertenGustavo Kuerten
10 September 1976
Tennis player
AlexAlex
17 June 1982
Football player

GrafiteGrafite
02 April 1979
Association football player

Leandro BarbosaLeandro Barbosa
28 November 1982
Basketball player

Mário ZagalloMário Zagallo
09 August 1931
Association football player, Association football

SylvinhoSylvinho
12 April 1974
Association football player, Association football
Luiz GustavoLuiz Gustavo
23 July 1987
Association football player

Denílson Pereira NevesDenílson Pereira Neves
16 February 1988
Footballer
Leonardo AraújoLeonardo Araújo
05 September 1969
Association football player, Association football

Marcos SennaMarcos Senna
17 July 1976
Association football player
AldairAldair
30 November 1965
Association football player
Vágner LoveVágner Love
11 June 1984
Association football player