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Famous Athletes from El Salvador

Updated June 14, 2019 27.9k views233 items

List of famous athletes from El Salvador, listed alphabetically with photos when available. El Salvador has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best El Salvadorian athletes of all time, so if you're a native of El Salvador and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from El Salvador then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

The list you're viewing has a variety of athletes, like Efrain Burgos, Jr. and Samuel Castillo, in it.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest El Salvadorian athletes?" and "Which athletes are from El Salvador?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of El Salvador in order to get more information about each one.
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  • 1

    Rodolfo Zelaya

    Club León
    Rodolfo Antonio Zelaya García (born July 3, 1988 in Usulután) is a Salvadoran professional...  more
  • 2

    Léster Blanco

    A.D. Isidro Metapán
    Mark Léster Blanco Pineda (born January 17, 1989 in Soyapango, El Salvador) is a Salvadoran...  more
  • 3

    Carlos Monteagudo

    El Salvador national football team
    Carlos Romeo Monteagudo Alfaro (born April 29, 1985 in San Vicente, El Salvador) is a...  more
  • 4

    Andrés Flores

    El Salvador national football team
    Andrés Alexander Flores Mejía (born 31 August 1990) is a Salvadoran professional footballer,...  more
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    Eliseo Quintanilla

    Ermis Aradippou
    Eliseo Antonio Quintanilla Ortíz (born 5 February 1983 in Santa Tecla, La Libertad) is a...  more
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    Alfredo Pacheco

    El Salvador national football team
    Alfredo Alberto Pacheco (December 1, 1982 – December 27, 2015) was a Salvadoran footballer who...  more
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    Ramón Flores

    Club Deportivo FAS
    Ramón Ulises Flores Aguirre (born August 21, 1982 in Santa Ana) is a Salvadoran footballer who...  more
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    Jaime Alas

    El Salvador national football team
    Jaime Enrique Alas Morales (born 30 July 1989) is a Salvadoran professional footballer, who...  more
  • 9

    Herbert Sosa

    El Salvador national football team
    Herbert Arnoldo Sosa Burgos (born January 11, 1990 in San Salvador) is a Salvadoran...  more
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    Isidro Gutiérrez

    C.D. Águila
    José Isidro Gutiérrez Vásquez (born 21 October 1989), is a Salvadoran professional footballer...  more
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    Dagoberto Portillo

    El Salvador national football team
    Dagoberto Portillo Gamero (born November 16, 1979) is a former Salvadoran football...  more
  • 12

    Jonathan Águila

    C.D. Águila
    Jonathan Josué Águila Joya (born 11 November 1990 in San Miguel, El Salvador) is a Salvadoran...  more
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    Dennis Alas

    El Salvador national football team
    Dennis Jonathan Alas Morales (born 10 January 1985 in San Salvador) is a Salvadoran...  more
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    Rafael Burgos

    El Salvador national football team
    Rafael Edgardo Burgos (born June 3, 1988 in La Paz, El Salvador) is a Salvadoran professional...  more
  • 15

    Christian Javier Bautista

    El Salvador national football team
    Christian Javier Bautista (Born December 10, 1987 in La Union) is a Salvadoran professional...  more
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    Víctor Turcios

    El Salvador national football team
    Víctor Samuel Turcios Pacheco (born April 13, 1988 in La Unión) is a retired Salvadoran...  more
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    Edwin Sánchez

    A.D. Isidro Metapán
    Edwin Ernesto Sánchez Vigil (born February 21, 1990 in Santa Tecla, El Salvador) is a...  more
  • 18

    Ramón Sánchez

    San Salvador F.C.
    Ramón Alfredo Sánchez Paredes (born May 25, 1982 in San Juan Opico) is a Salvadoran football...  more
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    Osael Romero

    C.D. Águila
    William Osael Romero Castillo (born 18 April 1986 in Usulután) is a former Salvadoran...  more
  • 20

    Moisés García

    El Salvador national football team
    Moisés Xavier García Orellana (born 26 June 1990 in San Salvador, El Salvador) is a Salvadoran...  more
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    Efrain Burgos, Jr.

    Toronto FC
    Efraín Antonio Burgos Jr. (born August 14, 1988), better known as Junior Burgos, is a...  more
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    Álvaro Misael Alfaro Sánchez (born January 6, 1971 in Nueva San Salvador, El Salvador) is a...  more
  • 23
    Carlos Hernández (born January 23, 1971 in Los Angeles, California) is a retired Salvadoran...  more
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    José Henríquez

    Club Deportivo FAS
    José Mardoqueo Henríquez Dubón (born May 24, 1987 in Jutiapa, El Salvador) is a Salvadoran...  more
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    Benji Villalobos

    C.D. Águila
    Benji Oldai Villalobos Segovia (born 15 July 1988 in El Salvador) is a Salvadoran...  more