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 Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: June 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 2 Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: June 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manacor, Spain
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 3 Neymar

Neymar.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: February 5, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mogi das Cruzes, State of São Paulo, Brazil
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 4 Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: October 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lanús, Argentina
Died: November 25, 2020
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 5 Pele

Pele.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Brazilian footballer
Birthdate: October 23, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tres Coracoes, Brazil
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 6 Roberto Clemente

Roberto Clemente.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Carolina, Puerto Rico
Died: December 31, 1972
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 7 Julio Cesar Chavez

Julio Cesar Chavez.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mexican professional boxer
Birthdate: July 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Obregón, Sonora, Mexico
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 8 Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 29, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 9 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)

 10 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

 11 Victor Cruz

Victor Cruz.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: November 11, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 12 Carlos Tevez

Carlos Tevez.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: February 5, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buenos Aires
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 13 Rod Carew

Rod Carew
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball coach
Birthdate: October 1, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gatún, Panama

 14 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
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 15 Gabriela Sabatini

Gabriela Sabatini.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: May 16, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 16 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)

 17 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

 18 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)

 19 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)

 20 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)
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 21 Juan Gonzalez

Juan Gonzalez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: October 20, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vega Baja, Puerto Rico

 22 Teófilo Stevenson

Teófilo Stevenson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer, Engineer
Birthdate: March 29, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Puerto Padre
Died: June 11, 2012
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 23 Lorena Ochoa

Lorena Ochoa
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Golfer
Birthdate: November 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guadalajara
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 24 Mijain Lopez

Mijain Lopez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: August 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pinar del Río, Cuba
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 25 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)

 26 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)