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

List ranges from Carlos Pavón to Henry Bermúdez, plus much more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Honduran athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Honduras?"

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

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Iván Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
San Jose Earthquakes Mario Iván Guerrero Ramírez is a Honduran footballer who currently plays for Fort Lauderdale Strikers in the North American Soccer League. He is the club captain.

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Víctor Bernárdez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Club Deportivo Motagua Víctor Salvador Bernárdez Blanco Also known as Muma, is a Honduran footballer who currently plays as a defender for San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer.

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Julio César de León is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Parma F.C. Julio César de León Dailey is a Honduran footballer who currently plays for Platense in the Liga Nacional de Fútbol de Honduras. He is known for being a free-kick specialist ...more

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Noel Valladares is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Club Deportivo Olimpia Noel Eduardo Valladares Bonilla is a Honduran football goalkeeper, who currently plays for Olimpia, a Honduras football club based in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Valladares is Honduras' second most ...more

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David Suazo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
F.C. Internazionale Milano Óscar David Suazo Velázquez is a Honduran retired football striker. Recently he was named the Assistant Coach of Cagliari Calcio. Suazo played more than 300 league games and scored ...more

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Roger Espinoza is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Sporting Kansas City Roger Aníbal Espinoza Ramírez is a Honduran footballer who currently plays for Sporting Kansas City in Major League Soccer. Capable of playing both as a defensive midfielder and as ...more

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Maynor Suazo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Antalyaspor Maynor René Suazo Antunez is a Honduran footballer who most recently played for Atlético Choloma. Maynor is the cousin of footballer David Suazo and retired Honduran footballer, ...more

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Jairo Martínez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Club Deportivo Motagua Jairo Manfredo Martínez Puerto is a retired Honduran football forward.

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Francisco Antonio Pavón is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Club Deportivo y Social Vida Francisco Antonio Pavón Rodríguez is a retired Honduran professional football midfielder who most prominently played for local side Vida.

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Elvis Scott is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Changchun Yatai Elvis Geovany Scott Ruiz is a Honduran football striker, who plays for Guatemalan side Juventud Retalteca.

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Emilio Izaguirre is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Honduras national football team Emilio Arturo Izaguirre Girón is a Honduran footballer who plays as a left back for Scottish Premiership side Celtic and for the Honduras national team. He has represented his country at ...more

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Carlo Costly is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Birmingham City F.C. Carlo Yaír Costly Molina is a Honduran footballer striker who is currently without a club. He was a member of the Honduras national football team until after the 2014 FIFA World Cup. ...more

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Wilson Palacios is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Wilson Roberto Palacios Suazo is a Honduran footballer who plays in the Premier League for Stoke City. Born in La Ceiba, he played for Victoria and Olimpia in Honduras before moving to England ...more

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Osman Chávez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Honduras national football team Osman Danilo Chávez Güity is a Honduran footballer who plays as a center back, by Platense.

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Walter Nahún López is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Club Deportivo Platense Walter Nahún López Cárdenas is a retired Honduran football player.

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Maynor Figueroa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Club Deportivo Olimpia Maynor Alexis Figueroa Róchez is a Honduran professional footballer who plays as a centre back or left back for Hull City and the Honduras national football team. He spent most of his ...more

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Andy Najar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
D.C. United Andy Ariel Najar Rodríguez is a Honduran footballer who plays for Anderlecht in the Belgian Pro League, and the Honduras national team.

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Júnior Izaguirre is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Club Deportivo Victoria Junior Gustavo Izaguirre Puerto is a Honduran football defender, who currently plays for Motagua in the Liga Nacional de Honduras.

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Wilmer Crisanto is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Wilmer Crisanto Honduras national football team Wilmer Crisanto Casildo is a Honduran football player, who plays as right back for C.D. Motagua in the Honduran National League. He also plays for his national team.

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Hendry Thomas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Hendry Thomas Wigan Athletic F.C. Hendry Bernardo Thomas Suazo also known as Buchuca, is a Honduran footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder. Thomas has been described as displaying a "rugged approach driven by his ...more

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Johnny Leverón is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Johnny Leverón Club Deportivo Motagua Johnny Harold Leverón Uclés is a Honduran footballer who currently plays for C.D. Marathón.

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Amado Guevara is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Toronto FC Amado Guevara is a Honduran football player who plays for C.D. Marathón in the Honduran Liga Nacional. He is the all-time cap leader for the Honduran national team. He was selected as the ...more

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Alexander López is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Club Deportivo Olimpia Alexander Agustín "Alex" López Rodríguez is a Honduran footballer who currently plays as an attacking midfielder for Major League Soccer club Houston Dynamo and

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Óscar Boniek García is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Óscar Boniek García Honduras national football team Óscar Boniek García Ramírez is a Honduran footballer who currently plays for Houston Dynamo in Major League Soccer. He received his second name Boniek after famous Polish ...more

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Danilo Turcios is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Club Deportivo Olimpia Danilo Elvis Turcios Funez is a Honduran football midfielder who currently plays for UPNFM in the Honduran second division. He was a member of the national squad at the 2000 Summer Olympics in ...more

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Marvin Chávez is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Marvin Chávez FC Dallas Marvin Antonio Chávez is a Honduran footballer who currently plays for San Antonio Scorpions in the North American Soccer League.

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Jerry Bengtson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Jerry Bengtson Club Deportivo Motagua Jerry Ricardo Bengtson Bodden is a Honduran footballer who plays as a forward for Belgrano on loan from New England Revolution in Major League Soccer. He has played for the Honduras national ...more

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Ramón Núñez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Ramón Núñez Apulum Alba-Iulia Ramón Fernando Núñez Reyes is a Honduran footballer who currently plays for Alajuelense. Núñez plays primarily as an attacking midfielder. He can also play as ...more

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Jaime Rosales is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Club Deportivo Victoria Jaime Heliberto Rosales Chirinos is a Honduran football defender, who currently plays for Platense.

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Mauricio Sabillón is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Mauricio Sabillón Zhejiang Lvcheng Mauricio Alberto Sabillón Peña is a Honduran football player who currently plays for Marathón. He has also been a member of the Honduran national football team since 2001.

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Orlin Peralta is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Orlin Peralta Club Deportivo y Social Vida Orlin Orlando Peralta Gonzáles is a Honduran footballer who plays as a left back for C.D. Motagua.

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Donis Escober is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Donis Escober Club Deportivo Olimpia Donis Salatiel Escober Izaguirre is a Honduran football goalkeeper, who currently plays for Olimpia in the Honduran National League.

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Christian Samir Martínez is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Christian Samir Martínez Club Deportivo Victoria Christian Samir Martínez Centeno is an Honduran football striker, currently playing for Motagua.

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Edgar Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Edgar Álvarez A.S. Bari Édgar or Edgard Anthony Álvarez Reyes is a Honduran soccer player who currently plays for Platense in the Liga Nacional de Fútbol de Honduras. He can play anywhere on the

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Walter Martínez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Walter Martínez Club Deportivo Marathón Walter Julián Martínez Ramos aka Pery, is a Honduran football striker who plays for Xelaju MC in Liga Nacional de Guatemala.

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Rigoberto Padilla is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Rigoberto Padilla Hispano FC Rigoberto Padilla Reyes is a Honduran footballer who plays for Olimpia.

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Mario Martínez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Mario Martínez R.S.C. Anderlecht Mario Roberto Martínez Hernández is a Honduran footballer who plays as a midfielder for Real España. Born in San Pedro Sula, Martínez also plays for the Honduran

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Julio César Suazo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Hispano FC Julio César Suazo Bernárdez is a retired Honduran football defender.

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Alfredo Mejía is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Alfredo Mejía Honduras national football team Alfredo Antonio Mejía Escobar is a Honduran footballer who currently plays for Motagua in the Honduran Liga Nacional.

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Edder Delgado is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Edder Delgado Real C.D. España Edder Gerardo Delgado Zerón is a Honduran international footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Real España in the Honduras National League.

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Brayan Beckeles is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Brayan Beckeles Honduras national football team Brayan Antonio Beckeles is a Honduran football player who currently plays for Boavista F.C. in Portugal. He is also a member of the Honduran national football team and plays as a defender.

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Kevin Hernández is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Kevin Hernández Real C.D. España Kevin Vance Hernández Kirkconnell is a Honduran football goalkeeper who currently plays for Real España in the Liga Nacional de Fútbol de Honduras.

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Anthony Lozano is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Anthony Lozano CD Alcoyano Anthony Rubén Lozano Colón is an Honduran footballer who plays for C.D. Olimpia as a forward.

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Francisco Javier Reyes is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Francisco Javier Reyes Francisco Javier Reyes Acosta is a Honduran footballer who currently plays as a goalkeeper for Liga Nacional de Honduras club Club Deportivo Victoria.

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Luis Garrido is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Luis Garrido Club Deportivo Olimpia Luis Fernando Garrido is a Honduran footballer who currently plays for Houston Dynamo. Most often deployed as a defensive midfielder, he also plays for the Honduran national team.

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Javier Arnaldo Portillo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Javier Arnaldo Portillo Club Deportivo Olimpia Javier Arnaldo Portillo Martínez is a Honduran football player who currently as a left midfielder for Liga Nacional de Honduras club Olimpia and the Honduran national team.

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Mauricio Castro is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Mauricio Castro New England Revolution Mauricio Fernando Castro Matamoros is a Honduran footballer who currently plays for Atlético Choloma in the Honduran National League.

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Nery Medina is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Nery Medina Real C.D. España Nery Olvin Medina Norales is a Honduran footballer who most recently played as right back for Motagua in the Liga Nacional de Fútbol de Honduras.

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Hilder Colón is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
Hilder Colón Hilder Jobany Colón Alvarez is a Honduran footballer who play as centre back for Real España in the Liga Nacional de Honduras.

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Allan Lalín is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Athletes from Honduras
FK Khazar Lenkoran Allan Moisés Lalín Pérez is a Honduran footballer currently playing for Platense F.C. in the Liga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional de Honduras as a Forward.