Famous Portuguese Sportspersons

Find out more about the greatest Portuguese Sportspersons, including Cristiano Ronaldo, José Mourinho, Luís Figo, Nani and André Villas-Boas.

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 Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: February 5, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Portuguese

Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Portuguese football player, Cristiano Ronaldo, is one of the world's highest-paid athletes. He is a versatile attacker capable of playing on either wing as well as through the center of the pitch. He has the distinction of being the first European to score 100 international goals.

 2 José Mourinho

José Mourinho
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Famous As: Football Manager
Birthdate: January 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Portuguese

When it comes to great football managers, Jose Mourinho’s name comes right at the top. He is regarded as one of the most tactfully brilliant managers ever, even though his defensive style has at times been criticised. He has had great stints with Premier League clubs like Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.

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 3 Ricardo Quaresma

Ricardo Quaresma
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: September 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Portuguese

 4 Luís Figo

Luis Figo
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Famous As: Former Portuguese Footballer
Birthdate: November 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Portuguese
Portuguese former footballer Luís Figo has had successful stints with Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Inter Milan. He made a La Liga record with 106 assists, the second-highest in the league. He participated in two World Cups for Portugal and was named the 2001 FIFA World Player of the Year.

 5 Bernardo Silva

Bernardo Silva
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: August 10, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Portuguese

 6 André Gomes

André Gomes
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: July 30, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Portuguese

 7 André Villas-Boas

André Villas-Boas
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Famous As: Association football manager
Birthdate: October 17, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Portuguese
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 8 Nuno Espírito Santo

Nuno Espírito Santo
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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: January 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Portuguese

 9 Deco

Deco
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: August 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Brazilian, Portuguese

 10 João Moutinho

João Moutinho
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: September 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Portuguese

 11 Ricardo Carvalho

Ricardo Carvalho
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: May 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Portuguese

 12 Fabio Coentrao

Fabio Coentrao
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: March 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Portuguese

Fabio Coentrao  is a Portuguese footballer. He plays for professional football club Rio Ave, mainly as a left-back. He also plays as a winger and defensive midfielder. He is a member of the Portuguese national team as well and represented the nation in two World Cups. He announced his retirement in early 2020 but has since made a comeback. 

 13 José Fonte

José Fonte
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: December 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Portuguese

 14 Rui Patricio

Rui Patricio
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: February 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Portuguese

 15 Jorge Mendes

Jorge Mendes
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Famous As: Sports agent
Birthdate: January 7, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Portuguese

 16 Bruno Alves

Bruno Alves
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: November 27, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Portuguese

 17 Rui Costa

Rui Costa
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: March 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Portuguese

 18 Raul Meireles

Raul Meireles
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: March 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Portuguese

 19 Ricardo Domingos Barbosa Pereira

Ricardo Domingos Barbosa Pereira
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: October 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Portuguese

 20 Paulo Sousa

Paulo Sousa
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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: August 30, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Portuguese

 21 Jorge Jesus

Jorge Jesus
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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: July 24, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Portuguese

 22 Carlos Carvalhal

Carlos Carvalhal
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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: December 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Portuguese

 23 Hélder Postiga

Hélder Postiga
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: August 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Portuguese

 24 Tiago Mendes

Tiago Mendes
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: May 2, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Portuguese

 25 Ivan Cavaleiro

Ivan Cavaleiro
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: October 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Portuguese

 26 Sérgio Conceição

Sérgio Conceição
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: November 14, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Portuguese

 27 João Carlos Teixeira

João Carlos Teixeira
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: January 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Portuguese

 28 Nélson Oliveira

Nélson Oliveira
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: August 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Portuguese

 29 Simão Sabrosa

Simão Sabrosa
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: October 31, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Portuguese

 30 José Bosingwa

José Bosingwa
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: August 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Congolese, Portuguese

 31 Eduardo Carvalho

Eduardo Carvalho
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: September 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Portuguese

 32 Tiago Ilori

Tiago Ilori
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: February 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Portuguese

 33 Paulo Ferreira

Paulo Ferreira
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: January 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Portuguese

 34 Pauleta

Pauleta
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: April 28, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Portuguese

 35 Nuno Gomes

Nuno Gomes
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: July 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Portuguese

 36 Hugo Almeida

Hugo Almeida
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: May 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Portuguese

 37 Anthony Lopes

Anthony Lopes
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: October 1, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Portuguese

 38 Danny

Danny
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Famous As: association football player
Birthdate: August 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Portuguese, Venezuelan

 39 Miguel Veloso

Miguel Veloso
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: May 11, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Portuguese

 40 Maniche

Maniche
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: November 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Portuguese

 41 Vieirinha

Vieirinha
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: January 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Portuguese

 42 Ricardo Vaz Tê

Ricardo Vaz Tê
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: October 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Portuguese

 43 Manuel da Costa

Manuel da Costa
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Famous As: association football player
Birthdate: May 6, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Portuguese

 44 Rui Fonte

Rui Fonte
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: April 23, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Portuguese

 45 Manuel Fernandes

Manuel Fernandes
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: February 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Portuguese

 46 Luís Boa Morte

Luís Boa Morte
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: August 4, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Portuguese

 47 Paulo Bento

Paulo Bento
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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: June 20, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Portuguese

 48 Abel Xavier

Abel Xavier
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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: November 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Portuguese

 49 Paulo Futre

Paulo Futre
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: February 28, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Portuguese

 50 Vítor Baía

Vítor Baía
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: October 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Portuguese