Famous Mexican Sportspersons

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 1 Canelo Álvarez

Canelo Álvarez.
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico
Named the world’s best active boxer by BoxRec and other sports organizations, Mexican welterweight Canelo Álvarez is a skilled counterpuncher. He won a silver at the Mexican National Championship at 15 and has earned the WBC, WBA, and Ring Magazine light middleweight titles. He is known for his knockout wins. 

 2 Julio Cesar Chavez

Julio Cesar Chavez.
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Famous As: Mexican professional boxer
Birthdate: July 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Obregón, Sonora, Mexico

Julio Cesar Chavez is a Mexican former boxer who won several world championships in three different weight divisions. He also holds several records, such as the most successful world title defenses and most title fights. He has been named in ESPN's 50 Greatest Boxers of All Time list and was made an inductee of the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

 3 Javier Hernández

Javier Hernández.
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: June 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Jalisco

Javier Hernández is a professional football player and the first Mexican to represent the popular football club Manchester United. An important player for his national team, Hernández is the all-time leading goal-scorer for Mexico. He has represented Mexico at important tournaments like 2010, 2014, and 2018 FIFA World Cups. Hernández also serves as an inspiration to many aspiring Mexican footballers.

 4 Alberto Del Rio

Alberto Del Rio.
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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: May 25, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Luis Potosí
José Alberto Rodríguez Chucuan is better known by his WWE ring name, Alberto Del Rio, and his Impact Wrestling ring name, Alberto El Patron. He became the first Mexico-born WWE world champion. He gained fame as an MMA fighter in Mexico and Japan earlier, using the name Dos Caras Jr.
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 5 Juan Manuel Márquez

Juan Manuel Márquez.
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: August 23, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Iztacalco, Mexico City, Mexico

 6 Carlos Vela

Carlos Vela.
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: March 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cancún

Carlos Vela is a Mexican football player who currently plays for and captains the Los Angeles Football Club of the Major League Soccer (MLS). A versatile player, Vela can play as an attacking midfielder, winger, and forward. He is also known for his creativity and goal-scoring ability. Carlos Vela is also an important player for the Mexico national team.

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 7 Sergio Pérez

Sergio Pérez
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Famous As: Racing driver
Birthdate: January 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Guadalajara
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 8 Hirving Lozano

Hirving Lozano.
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: July 30, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mexico City

Hirving Lozano is a Mexican football player. An important member of the Mexico national team, he represented his nation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Lozano was adjudged CONCACAF Men's Player of the Year in 2018.

 9 Guillermo Ochoa

Guillermo Ochoa
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: July 13, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

 10 Raúl Jiménez

Raúl Jiménez.
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: May 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tepeji, Hidalgo, Mexico
Mexican footballer Raúl Jiménez is a promising forward of the Premier League team Wolverhampton Wanderers. He won a gold as part of the Mexican team at the 2012 London Olympics. Starting with Club América's youth team, he has also played for Atlético Madrid and Benfica, winning the Liga NOS twice.

 11 Giovani dos Santos

Giovani dos Santos
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: May 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Monterrey

 12 Marco Antonio Barrera

Marco Antonio Barrera.
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Marco Antonio Barrera is a former professional boxer who held several world championships in different weight classes. He finds a place on ESPN's 50 greatest boxers of all-time list. In 2017, Barrera was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. After retiring from boxing, Marco Antonio Barrera has been working as a commentator for ESPN Deportes.    

 13 Julio César Chávez, Jr.

Julio César Chávez, Jr.
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Birthdate: February 16, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Culiacán

 14 Earl Watson

Earl Watson
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Famous As: Basketball coach
Birthdate: June 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kansas City, Kansas ,USA

 15 Érik Morales

Érik Morales
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: September 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tijuana

 16 Sexy Star

Sexy Star.
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: September 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Monterrey, Nuevo León

Sexy Star is the ring name of popular Mexican masked female professional wrestler Dulce Maria García Rivas. Apart from being a professional wrestler, García is also a professional boxer and mixed martial artist. García is best known for her association with Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide, where she has won several championship titles, such as AAA World Mixed Tag Team Championship.

 17 Jonathan dos Santos

Jonathan dos Santos
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: April 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Monterrey

 18 Esteban Loaiza

Esteban Loaiza
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Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: December 31, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tijuana, Mexico

 19 Roberto Osuna

Roberto Osuna
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Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: February 7, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Juan José Ríos, Sinaloa, Mexico

 20 Tom Flores

Tom Flores
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Famous As: American Football Coach
Birthdate: March 21, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Fresno, California, USA

 21 Orlando Salido

Orlando Salido
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: November 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ciudad Obregón

 22 Hugo Sánchez

Hugo Sánchez
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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: July 11, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mexico City

 23 Rafael Márquez

Rafael Márquez
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: February 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zamora

 24 Rey Misterio Sr.

Rey Misterio Sr..
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: January 8, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

Rey Misterio Sr. is a former professional wrestler who was ranked 212th in the PWI 500 list in 2004. After retiring, Misterio started his career as a trainer and joined hands with Super Astro and Negro Casas to open a gym in 1987. Misterio is known to have trained several superstars, including his nephew Rey Mysterio Jr.

 25 Jorge Campos

Jorge Campos
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: October 15, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Acapulco, Mexico

 26 Melina Perez

Melina Perez
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Famous As: Models
Birthdate: March 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

 27 Cuauhtémoc Blanco

Cuauhtémoc Blanco
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: January 17, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mexico City

 28 Edson Álvarez

Edson Álvarez
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Famous As: Mexican footballer
Birthdate: October 24, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tlalnepantla de Baz

 29 Juventud Guerrera

Juventud Guerrera
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Famous As: Q13474373
Birthdate: November 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mexico City

 30 Carlos Salcedo

Carlos Salcedo
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Birthdate: September 29, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: FC Barcelona

 31 Oribe Peralta

Oribe Peralta
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: January 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Torreón

 32 Fernando Valenzuela

Fernando Valenzuela
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Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: November 1, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Navojoa, Mexico

 33 Andrés Guardado

Andrés Guardado
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: September 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guadalajara

 34 El Santo

El Santo
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 23, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hidalgo
Died: February 5, 1984

 35 Julio Urías

Julio Urías
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Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: August 12, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Culiacán, Sinaloa, México

 36 Antonio Margarito

Antonio Margarito
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: March 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Torrance, California, United States

 37 Salvador Sánchez

Salvador Sánchez
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 26, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mexico
Died: August 12, 1982

 38 Miguel Layún

Miguel Layún
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: June 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Córdoba

 39 Esteban Gutiérrez

Esteban Gutiérrez
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Famous As: Formula One driver
Birthdate: August 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Monterrey

 40 Fray Tormenta

Fray Tormenta
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Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: May 29, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Agustín Metzquititlán, Mexico

 41 Luis García Postigo

Luis García Postigo
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Famous As: Mexican footballer
Birthdate: June 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mexico City

 42 José Luis Castillo

José Luis Castillo
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: December 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Empalme

 43 Óscar Pérez Rojas

Óscar Pérez Rojas
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Famous As: Mexican goalkeeper
Birthdate: February 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mexico City

 44 Psicosis

Psicosis
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: May 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tijuana

 45 Omar Bravo

Omar Bravo
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: March 4, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Mochis

 46 Abner Mares

Abner Mares
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: November 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Guadalajara

 47 Javier Aguirre

Javier Aguirre
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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: December 1, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mexico City

 48 Marco Estrada

Marco Estrada
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Famous As: baseball player
Birthdate: July 5, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sonora

 49 Lorena Ochoa

Lorena Ochoa
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Famous As: Golfer
Birthdate: November 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guadalajara

 50 Ruben Olivares

Ruben Olivares
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 14, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico