Athletes Famous Athletes from Guatemala

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List of famous athletes from Guatemala, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Guatemala 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 Guatemalan athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Guatemala 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 Guatemala then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Items on this list include Nicte Alejandra Sotomayor and Christian Lopez.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Guatemalan athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Guatemala?"

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

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Selvin Efraín De León Castillo is a Guatemalan football midfielder who plays for Deportivo Malacateco of the Guatemala's top division.

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Guatemala national football team
Carlos Humberto Ruiz Gutiérrez, initially nicknamed El Pescadito but gradually known as just Pescado or "Fish", is a Guatemalan footballer who last played for Municipal of ...more

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Kevin Sandoval Shannon is a former Guatemalan footballer.

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Carlos Eduardo Gallardo Guatemala national football team
Carlos Eduardo Gallardo Nájera is a Guatemalan professional football defender who currently plays for Marquense in the Liga Nacional de Guatemala.

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Mario Rafael Rodríguez CSD Municipal
Mario Rafael Rodríguez Rodríguez is a Guatemalan football midfielder. He currently plays for the local club CSD Municipal. Rodríguez has played locally for CSD ...more

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Marco Pappa Chicago Fire
Marco Pablo Pappa Ponce is a Guatemalan footballer who plays for the MLS club Seattle Sounders FC. He is a member of the Guatemala national team.

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Guillermo Ramírez Club Deportivo Marathón
Guillermo "El Pando" Ramírez Ortega is a Guatemalan former soccer player who was suspended for life from any soccer related activities due to his participation in money ...more

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Guatemala national football team
Ricardo Antonio Jerez Figueroa is a Guatemalan football goalkeeper who plays for Alianza Petrolera of the Colombian top division, and is also a member of the Guatemalan national team.

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Marvin Ávila Guatemala national football team
Marvin Tomás Ávila is a Guatemalan footballer, who plays striker for CSD Municipal. He is also a member of the Guatemala national football team.

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Gustavo Adolfo Cabrera Guatemala national football team
Gustavo Adolfo Cabrera Marroquín is a former Guatemalan football defender who last played for Deportivo Marquense in the Liga Nacional de Guatemala and was also a member of the Guatemala ...more

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Guatemala national football team
Freddy Alexander García Carrera is a Guatemalan professional footballer currently playing for Deportivo Heredia in the Guatemala's top division. He has played for several local clubs ...more

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Elias Vasquez Guatemala national football team
Elias Vasquez is a Guatemalan footballer who plays for CSD Comunicaciones.

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CSD Municipal
Juan Carlos Plata is a Guatemalan retired football striker. He is the highest-scoring player in the history of Guatemala's top division. As of January 2010, Plata has, except for Marc ...more

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Pedro Samayoa Guatemala national football team
Pedro Samayoa is a Guatemalan footballer who plays for CSD Municipal.

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Guatemala national football team
Carlos Fernando Figueroa is a Guatemalan professional football midfielder currently plays for CSD Comunicaciones in Guatemala's top division. He is also a member of the Guatemalan national

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Juan Manuel Funes Fernández, popularly known as Memín Funes is a Guatemalan football coach and former midfielder who played professionally for the three most successful clubs in ...more

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Guatemala national football team
Yony Flores is a former Guatemalan football defender who last played for CSD Municipal in the Liga Nacional de Guatemala.

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Jaime Vides Guatemala national football team
Jaime Vides is a Guatemalan footballer who plays for the CSD Municipal.

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Manuel Leon Guatemala national football team
Manuel Leon is a Guatemalan footballer who plays for CSD Municipal.

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Rafael Morales Guatemala national football team
Rafael Morales is a Guatemalan footballer who plays for CSD Comunicaciones.

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Benjamín Eduardo Monterroso Díaz is a Guatemalan football coach and former midfielder who spent the majority of his playing career at the local club CSD Municipal, and is also a ...more

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Dwight Pezzarossi Comunicaciones
Dwight Anthony Pezzarossi García born is a retired professional football forward who last played for Comunicaciones in the Liga Nacional de Guatemala. Target man Pezzarossi, nicknamed El ...more

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Guatemala national football team
Paulo César Motta Donis is a Guatemalan football goalkeeper who plays for local club Deportivo Mictlán in Guatemala's top division.

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José Manuel Contreras Club Deportivo Universidad de Concepción
José Manuel "El Moyo" Contreras is a Guatemalan football midfielder who plays for Comunicaciones of the Guatemalan top division. He is also a member of the Guatemalan national ...more