Famous Colombian Sportspersons

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 1 
James Rodríguez
(Football player)

James Rodríguez
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Birthdate: July 12, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cúcuta, Colombia

James Rodríguez is a versatile football player adept at playing as a central midfielder, playmaker, and winger. At the initial stages of his career, he was counted among the best young international players. He made a major impact during the 2014 FIFA World Cup where he won the Golden Boot for scoring the most number of goals.

 2 
Radamel Falcao
(Football player)

Radamel Falcao
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Birthdate: February 10, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santa Marta, Colombia

 3 
Juan Pablo Montoya
(Racecar driver)

Juan Pablo Montoya
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Birthdate: September 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bogotá, Colombia
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 4 
Carlos Valderrama
(Footballer)

Carlos Valderrama
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Birthdate: September 2, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Santa Marta, Colombia
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 5 
Juan Cuadrado
(Football player)

Juan Cuadrado
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Birthdate: May 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Necoclí, Colombia

 6 
Jackson Martínez
(Association football player)

Jackson Martínez
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Birthdate: October 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Quibdó

 7 
David Ospina
(Football - Goalkeeper Colombia)

David Ospina
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Birthdate: August 31, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Medellin, Colombia
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 8 
René Higuita
(Football Goalkeeper)

René Higuita
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Birthdate: August 27, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Medellín, Colombia

 9 
Andrés Escobar
(Association football player)

Andrés Escobar
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Birthdate: March 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Medellín
Died: July 2, 1994

 10 
Nairo Quintana
(Sport cyclist who won the 2010 Tour de l'Avenir and finished second in the 2013 Tour de France)

Nairo Quintana
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Birthdate: February 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cómbita, Colombia

 11 
Luis Muriel
(Association football player)

Luis Muriel
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Birthdate: April 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santo Tomás

 12 
Carlos Vives
(Singer)

Carlos Vives
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Birthdate: August 7, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santa Marta, Departamento del Magdalena, Colombia

 13 
Juan Fernando Quintero
(Association football player)

Juan Fernando Quintero
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Birthdate: January 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Barranquilla

 14 
Carlos Bacca
(Football player - Striker)

Carlos Bacca
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Birthdate: September 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Puerto Colombia, Colombia

 15 
Faustino Asprilla
(Association football player)

Faustino Asprilla
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Birthdate: November 10, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tuluá

 16 
Gio Urshela
(Baseball third baseman)

Gio Urshela
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Birthdate: October 11, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cartagena, Colombia

 17 
Red Velvet
(Professional wrestler)

Red Velvet
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Birthdate: June 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

 18 
Víctor Ibarbo
(Association football player)

Víctor Ibarbo
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Birthdate: May 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tumaco

 19 
Cristián Zapata
(Association football player)

Cristián Zapata
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Birthdate: September 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Padilla, Cauca

 20 

Cecilia Braekhus
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Birthdate: September 28, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cartagena, Colombia

Tagged by the media as Boxing’s First Lady, Norwegian boxer/kickboxer Cecilia Braekhu scripted history by becoming the first female boxer to hold the WBA, IBF, WBC, and WBO titles at the same time. Colombian-born Braekhu was adopted by a Norwegian couple as a 2-year-old and began boxing as a teenager.

 21 

Breidis Prescott
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Birthdate: May 3, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia

 22 
Hugo Rodallega
(Association football player)

Hugo Rodallega
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Birthdate: July 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Candelaria, Valle del Cauca

 23 
Adrián Ramos
(Association football player)

Adrián Ramos
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Birthdate: January 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santander de Quilichao

 24 
Juan Carlos Osorio
(Football manager, former footballer midfielder)

Juan Carlos Osorio
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Birthdate: June 8, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santa Rosa de Cabal, Colombia

 25 
Giovanni Moreno
(Association football player)

Giovanni Moreno
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Birthdate: July 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Segovia

 26 
Edgar Renteria
(Baseball shortstop)

Edgar Renteria
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Birthdate: August 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia

 27 
Iván Córdoba
(Footballer)

Iván Córdoba
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Birthdate: August 11, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rionegro

 28 
Fredy Montero
(Association football player)

Fredy Montero
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Birthdate: July 26, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Campo de la Cruz

 29 

Eleider Álvarez
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Birthdate: April 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Apartadó, Colombia

 30 
Juan Agudelo
(Association football player)

Juan Agudelo
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Birthdate: November 23, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manizales

 31 

Samuel Vargas
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Birthdate: April 12, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bogotá, Colombia

 32 
Éder Álvarez Balanta
(Association football player)

Éder Álvarez Balanta
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Birthdate: February 28, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bogota

 33 

Óscar Rivas
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Birthdate: June 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Valle del Cauca, Colombia

 34 
José Quintana
(Baseball player)

José Quintana
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Birthdate: January 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Arjona, Bolívar, Colombia

 35 
Sabina Mazo
(Mixed martial artist)

Sabina Mazo
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Birthdate: March 25, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Medellín, Colombia

 36 
Pablo Armero
(Association football player)

Pablo Armero
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Birthdate: November 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tumaco

 37 
Darwin Quintero
(Football player - Forward)

Darwin Quintero
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Birthdate: September 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tumaco, Colombia

 38 
Mario Yepes
(Football player - Centre back)

Mario Yepes
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Birthdate: January 13, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cali, Colombia

 39 
Julio Teherán
(Baseball player)

Julio Teherán
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Birthdate: January 27, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cartagena, Colombia

 40 
Óscar Pareja
(Association football player, Association football manager)

Óscar Pareja
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Birthdate: August 10, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Medellín

 41 
Faryd Mondragón
(Association football player)

Faryd Mondragón
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Birthdate: June 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cali

 42 
Abel Aguilar
(Association football player)

Abel Aguilar
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Birthdate: January 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bogota

 43 
Óscar Figueroa
(Weightlifter)

Óscar Figueroa
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Birthdate: April 27, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Zaragoza, Colombia

 44 
Bernardo Espinosa
(Association football player)

Bernardo Espinosa
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Birthdate: July 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cali

 45 
Miguel Calero
(Football player - Goalkeeper)

Miguel Calero
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Birthdate: April 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ginebra, Colombia
Died: December 4, 2012

 46 
Jorge Alfaro
(Baseball player)

Jorge Alfaro
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Birthdate: June 11, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sincelejo, Colombia

 47 
Juan Sebastián Cabal
(Tennis Player)

Juan Sebastián Cabal
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Birthdate: April 25, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cali, Colombia

 48 

María Camila Osorio Serrano
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Birthdate: December 22, 2001
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cúcuta, Colombia

 49 
Donovan Solano
(Baseball player)

Donovan Solano
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Birthdate: December 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia

 50 

Edison Miranda
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Birthdate: January 7, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Buenaventura, Colombia