Famous Hispanic Athletes

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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.
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Sammy Sosa
(Baseball player)
Sammy Sosa
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Juan Pablo Montoya
(Colombian Racing Driver)
Juan Pablo Montoya
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bogotá, Colombia
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Jose Canseco
(Baseball player)
Jose Canseco
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 2, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
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Hugo Sánchez
(Association football player, Association football manager)
Hugo Sánchez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 11, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mexico City
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Maurice Harkless
(Basketball player)
Maurice Harkless
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 11, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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Luis Scola
(Basketball player)
Luis Scola
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Buenos Aires
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
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Juan Marichal
(Baseball player)
Juan Marichal
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Monte Cristi Province, Dominican Republic
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Nancy Lopez
(Golfer)
Nancy Lopez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 6, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Torrance
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Jess Rodriguez
(Football player)
Jess Rodriguez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 7, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aviles, Spain
Died: October 12, 1983
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Kelly Rodriguez
(Football player)
Kelly Rodriguez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Avilés, Spain
Died: October 22, 1997
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)