Famous Filipino Sportspersons

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 1 
Manny Pacquiao
(Politician, Professional Boxer)

Manny Pacquiao
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Birthdate: December 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kibawe, Philippines

Before assuming office as a senator of the Phillippines, Manny Pacquiao was already known as a globally renowned boxer. Known to his fans as PacMan, he is the only boxer to have won world championships from the 1990s to the 2020s. BoxRec named him the world’s seventh-active boxer in 2020.

 2 
Efren Reyes
(Pool player)

Efren Reyes
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Birthdate: August 26, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Angeles

 3 
Hidilyn Diaz
(Weightlifter)

Hidilyn Diaz
3
Birthdate: February 20, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zamboanga City, Philippines

 4 
Wesley So
(Chess Player)

Wesley So
3
Birthdate: October 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bacoor, Cavite, Philippines
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 5 

Nonito Donaire
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Birthdate: November 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Talibon, Philippines

 6 
James Yap
(Basketball player)

James Yap
3
Birthdate: February 15, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Escalante
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 7 
Richard Gomez
(Athlete)

Richard Gomez
3
Birthdate: April 7, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
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 8 
Daniel Matsunaga
(Model known for his work with Cosmopolitan-Philippines who went on to compete on the ABS-CBN reality series Pinoy Big Brother)

Daniel Matsunaga
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Birthdate: November 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brasilia, Brazil

 9 
Alex Eala
(Tennis Player)

Alex Eala
3
Birthdate: May 23, 2005
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines

 10 
Phil Younghusband
(Football Player)

Phil Younghusband
3
Birthdate: August 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ashford, Middlesex, England, UK

 11 
Benjie Paras
(Comedian, Basketball player, Actor)

Benjie Paras
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Birthdate: October 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Caloocan

 12 
Eduard Folayang
(Mixed martial artist)

Eduard Folayang
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Birthdate: November 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baguio, Philippines

 13 

Jerwin Ancajas
1
Birthdate: January 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Panabo, Philippines

 14 
Paulino Alcántara
(Football player and manager who played as a forward)

Paulino Alcántara
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Birthdate: October 7, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Iloilo, Philippines
Died: February 13, 1964

 15 
Japeth Aguilar
(basketball player)

Japeth Aguilar
3
Birthdate: January 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sasmuan

 16 

Romero Duno
1
Birthdate: October 14, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cotabato City, Philippines

 17 
Mark Caguioa
(Basketball player)

Mark Caguioa
3
Birthdate: November 19, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Juan

 18 

Donnie Nietes
1
Birthdate: May 12, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Murcia, Philippines

 19 
Jake Cuenca
(Known for leading roles in such Filipino television series as Palos, Tayong Dalawa, and Green Rose)

Jake Cuenca
1
Birthdate: December 30, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States

 20 
Arianne Caoili
(Chess player)

Arianne Caoili
2
Birthdate: December 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: March 30, 2020

 21 

Michael Christian Martinez
2
Birthdate: November 4, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Parañaque

 22 
Marc Pingris
(Basketball player)

Marc Pingris
3
Birthdate: October 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pozorrubio

 23 
Doug Kramer
(Basketball player)

Doug Kramer
3
Birthdate: July 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baguio

 24 

John Riel Casimero
1
Birthdate: February 13, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Merida, Leyte, Philippines

 25 
Angelo Kouame
(Basketball Center player)

Angelo Kouame
1
Birthdate: December 15, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Abidjan, Ivory Coast

 26 
Jayson Castro
(Filipino Basketball Player Who Plays With 'TNT Tropang Giga' of the 'Philippine Basketball Association')

Jayson Castro
3
Birthdate: June 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bacolor, Pampanga, Philippines

 27 
Maika Rivera
(Tennis player, Actress)

Maika Rivera
2
Birthdate: October 27, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines

 28 
Bobby Pacquiao
(Boxer, Politician)

Bobby Pacquiao
3
Birthdate: April 23, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines

 29 

Rustico Torrecampo
1
Birthdate: August 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Davao City, Philippines

 30 

Mark Magsayo
1
Birthdate: June 22, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tagbilaran City, Philippines

 31 
Christian Standhardinger
(Basketball player)

Christian Standhardinger
3
Birthdate: July 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Munich, Germany

 32 
Arwind Santos
(Basketball player at forward position)

Arwind Santos
3
Birthdate: June 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Angeles City, Philippines

 33 
Chris Tiu
(Basketball player)

Chris Tiu
2
Birthdate: July 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Juan

 34 
Mark Muñoz
(Mixed martial artist)

Mark Muñoz
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Birthdate: February 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan

 35 
Allan Caidic
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)

Allan Caidic
2
Birthdate: June 15, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pasig

 36 
Stanley Pringle
(Basketball Player)

Stanley Pringle
1
Birthdate: March 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

 37 
Raymond Townsend
(Basketball player)

Raymond Townsend
1
Birthdate: December 20, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States

 38 
Tab Baldwin
(Basketball coach)

Tab Baldwin
1
Birthdate: May 16, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States

 39 
Freddie Webb
(Basketball player, Basketball coach, Radio personality)

Freddie Webb
2
Birthdate: November 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manila

 40 
Misagh Bahadoran
(Football player)

Misagh Bahadoran
2
Birthdate: January 10, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mabalacat, Pampanga, Philippines

 41 

Pancho Villa
1
Birthdate: August 1, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ilog, Philippines
Died: July 14, 1925

 42 

Gabriel Elorde
1
Birthdate: March 25, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bogo, Cebu, Philippines
Died: January 2, 1985

 43 
Monsour del Rosario
(Politician, Taekwondo athlete)

Monsour del Rosario
2
Birthdate: May 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

 44 
Dondon Hontiveros
(Basketball player)

Dondon Hontiveros
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Birthdate: June 1, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cebu City

 45 

Luis Gabriel Moreno
2
Birthdate: May 28, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Unknown

 46 
Justin Baas
(Footballer Centre-back)

Justin Baas
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Birthdate: March 16, 2000
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines

 47 
Anthony Semerád
(Basketball player)

Anthony Semerád
2
Birthdate: April 25, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Australia

 48 
Carli de Murga
(Footballer defender, right midfielder position)

Carli de Murga
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Birthdate: November 30, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: El Puerto de Santa María, Spain

 49 
Ángel Guirado
(Footballer right winger or a striker position)

Ángel Guirado
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Birthdate: December 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Málaga, Spain

 50 
Willie Miller
(basketball player)

Willie Miller
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Birthdate: July 13, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Olongapo