Famous Hispanic Athletes

Like an individual who is a nought without the help of other person, the world of sports is nothing without Hispanics taking part in it. The Hispanic population has a lot many athletes who are champions in their respective teams and received several medals and awards. When it comes to football, the first name that comes to our mind is Lionel Messi who plays for the Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. Rafael Nadal, a Spanish professional tennis player currently ranked world No. 5; Manu Ginóbili, an Argentine-Italian professional basketball player; Lorena Ochoa Reyes, a Mexican professional golfer; Juan Manuel Márquez Méndez, a Mexican professional boxer; and Carmelo Anthony, an American professional basketball player are some of the famous Hispanic athletes.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Sammy Sosa

Sammy Sosa
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: November 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 2 Juan Pablo Montoya

Juan Pablo Montoya
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Racecar driver
Birthdate: September 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bogotá, Colombia

 3 Jose Canseco

Jose Canseco
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: July 2, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba

 4 Hugo Sánchez

Hugo Sánchez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: July 11, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mexico City
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 Maurice Harkless

Maurice Harkless
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 11, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 6 Juan Marichal

Juan Marichal
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: October 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Monte Cristi Province, Dominican Republic

 7 Luis Scola

Luis Scola
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: April 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Buenos Aires
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
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 8 Nancy Lopez

Nancy Lopez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Golfer
Birthdate: January 6, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Torrance
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 9 Jess Rodriguez

Jess Rodriguez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: August 7, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aviles, Spain
Died: October 12, 1983
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 10 Kelly Rodriguez

Kelly Rodriguez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: August 9, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Avilés, Spain
Died: October 22, 1997
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)