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.
- 1Selvin Efraín De León Castillo (born 19 July 1980) is a Guatemalan-Belizean football... more
- 2Guatemala national football teamCarlos Humberto Ruiz Gutiérrez (born 15 September 1979), initially nicknamed El Pescadito... more
- 3Kevin Sandoval Shannon (born 18 August 1962 in Guatemala City) is a former Guatemalan... more
- 5Carlos Eduardo Gallardo Nájera (born 8 April 1984) is a Guatemalan professional football... more
Carlos Eduardo GallardoGuatemala national football team
- 6Mario Rafael Rodríguez Rodríguez (born September 14, 1981 in Guatemala City, Guatemala) is a... more
Mario Rafael RodríguezCSD Municipal
- 7Marco Pablo Pappa Ponce (born 15 November 1987) is a Guatemalan footballer who plays for CSD... more
Marco PappaChicago Fire
- 8Guillermo "El Pando" Ramírez Ortega (born 26 March 1978 in Livingston, Guatemala) is a... more
Guillermo RamírezClub Deportivo Marathón
- 9Guatemala national football teamRicardo Antonio Jérez Figueroa (born 4 February 1986) is a Guatemalan football goalkeeper who... more
- 10Marvin Tomás Ávila (born 6 December 1985) is a Guatemalan footballer who plays as a midfielder... more
Marvin ÁvilaGuatemala national football team
- 11Gustavo Adolfo Cabrera Marroquín (born 13 December 1979 in Santo Tomás, Guatemala) is a former... more
Gustavo Adolfo CabreraGuatemala national football team
- 12Guatemala national football teamFreddy Alexander García Carrera (born 12 January 1977) is a Guatemalan professional footballer... more
- 13Elias Vasquez is a Guatemalan footballer who plays for CSD Comunicaciones.
Elias VasquezGuatemala national football team
- 14Juan Carlos Plata (born 1 January 1971) is a Guatemalan soccer coach and retired football... more
Juan Carlos PlataCSD Municipal
- 15Pedro Samayoa is a Guatemalan footballer who plays for CSD Municipal.
Pedro SamayoaGuatemala national football team
- 16Guatemala national football teamCarlos Figueroa may refer to: Carlos Figueroa (footballer) (born 1980), Guatemalan... more
- 17Juan Manuel Funes Fernández (born May 16, 1966), popularly known as Memín Funes is a... more
- 18Guatemala national football teamYony Flores (born 16 February 1983 in Guatemala City) is a former Guatemalan football... more
- 19Jaime Vides is a Guatemalan footballer who plays for the CSD Municipal.
Jaime VidesGuatemala national football team
- 20Manuel Leon is a Guatemalan footballer who plays for CSD Municipal.
Manuel LeonGuatemala national football team
- 21Rafael Morales is a Guatemalan footballer who plays for CSD Comunicaciones.
Rafael MoralesGuatemala national football team
- 22Benjamín Eduardo ("Mincho") Monterroso Díaz (born January 1, 1952) is a Guatemalan football... more
- 23Dwight Anthony Pezzarossi García born (4 September 1979 in Guatemala City, Guatemala) is a... more
- 24Guatemala national football teamPaulo César Motta Donis (born 29 March 1982) is a Guatemalan football goalkeeper who plays for... more
- 25José Manuel "El Moyo" Contreras (born 19 January 1986) is a Guatemalan football midfielder who... more
José Manuel ContrerasClub Deportivo Universidad de Concepción