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Famous Athletes from Malta

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

List athletes include Dylan Zarb, Antoine Zahra and many additional athletes as well.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Malta in order to get more information about each one.
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    Andrew James Hogg (born 2 March 1985) is a professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Maltese side Birkirkara . He has also played as a goalkeeper for the Malta national football team,...  more
  • 2
    Major-General Eric Stuart Cole, CB, CBE (10 February 1906 – 19 December 1992) was a senior British Army officer and telecommunications expert. He saw active service in the Second World War, with his...  more
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    Vancouver Whitecaps FC

    BirthplacePietà, Malta

    NationalityMalta

    PositionForward, Midfielder

    Etienne Barbara (born 10 June 1982 in Pietà) is a Maltese footballer....  more
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    Ferencvárosi Torna Club

    BirthplaceFloriana, Malta

    NationalityMalta

    PositionGoalkeeper

    Justin Haber (born 9 June 1981 in Floriana, Malta) is a Maltese footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Maltese side Gżira United and the Maltese national team....  more
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    Birkirkara F.C.

    BirthplacePietà, Malta

    NationalityMalta

    PositionMidfielder

    Gareth Sciberras (born 29 March 1983 in Pietà, Malta) is a professional footballer currently playing for Birkirkara in the Maltese Premier League, where he plays as a midfielder....  more
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    Birkirkara F.C.

    BirthplaceSannat, Malta

    NationalityMalta

    PositionMidfielder

    Shaun Pierre Bajada (born 19 August 1983 in Sannat, Gozo, Malta) is a professional footballer currently playing for Victoria Hotspurs on loan from Xewkija Tigers, where he most frequently plays as a...  more
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    Birkirkara F.C.

    BirthplaceSliema, Malta

    NationalityMalta

    PositionDefender

    John Buttigieg (born 5 October 1963) is a Maltese football coach and former player, who is manager of Birkirkara. As a player, he is best remembered for his eight-year spells in the Maltese Premier...  more
  • 8
    A.S. Latina

    BirthplacePietà, Malta

    NationalityMalta

    PositionDefender

    Andrei Agius (born 12 August 1986) is a Maltese footballer who plays for Hibernians as a central defender....  more
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    FC Carl Zeiss Jena

    BirthplacePietà, Malta

    NationalityMalta

    PositionForward, Midfielder

    André Schembri (born 27 May 1986) is a Maltese footballer who is currently playing for Indian club Chennaiyin FC. Schembri started his professional career with local clubs Hibernians and Marsaxlokk,...  more
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    Valletta F.C.

    BirthplaceFloriana, Malta

    NationalityMalta

    PositionDefender

    Luke Anthony Dimech (born 11 January 1977) is a former Maltese professional footballer defender....  more
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    Hibernians F.C.

    BirthplaceKalkara, Malta

    NationalityMalta

    PositionForward

    Andrew Cohen (born 13 May 1981) is a Maltese footballer who currently plays for Gżira United, where he plays as a striker....  more
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    Coventry City F.C.

    BirthplaceSliema, Malta

    NationalityMalta

    PositionForward

    Michael Mifsud (born 17 April 1981) is a Maltese professional footballer who currently plays as a forward for Maltese Premier League side Birkirkara. He is the captain of the Maltese national team....  more
  • 13
    Mpumalanga Black Aces

    BirthplaceValletta, Malta

    NationalityMalta, England

    PositionDefender

    Dylan Kerr (born 14 January 1967) is an English former professional footballer and current manager. He played as a defender, specifically a left-back. He has now resigned as manager of Black...  more
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    Paul Robert Tisdale (born 14 January 1973) is an English professional football manager and former player who played as a midfielder. He is the manager of League One club Milton Keynes Dons. Tisdale...  more
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    Ian Azzopardi (born 12 August 1982 in Zejtun, Malta) is a Maltese footballer who currently plays for Maltese Premier League side Senglea Athletic, where he plays as a defender....  more
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    Sliema Wanderers F.C.

    BirthplaceSliema, Malta

    NationalityMalta

    PositionMidfielder

    Noel Turner (born 9 December 1974) is a Maltese former footballer who played at both professional and international levels as a midfielder....  more
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    Vittoriosa Stars F.C.

    BirthplacePietà, Malta

    NationalityMalta

    PositionGoalkeeper

    Saviour Darmanin (born 7 March 1977 in Pietà, Malta) is a former professional footballer, who was most recently working with Maltese First Division side Vittoriosa Stars, where he was the club's...  more
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    Reuben Gauci (born 28 October 1983) is a former Maltese footballer who last played for Birkirkara as a goalkeeper....  more
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    Ian Stephens or Ian Stevens may refer to: Ian Stevens (art director) (active since 2003), English art director Ian Stephens (artist) (active since 1971), Australian artist Ian Stephens (editor)...  more
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    Joseph Brincat (born 5 March 1970 ) is a Maltese former international footballer who earned a total of 103 caps for the Maltese national team, scoring five goals. He played for many clubs including...  more
  • 21
    Cleavon Frendo (born 1 July 1985 in Pietà, Malta) is a professional footballer currently playing for Maltese Premier League side Sliema Wanderers, where he plays as a winger....  more
  • 22
    Jonathan Holland may refer to: Jonathan Holland (footballer) (born 1978), footballer for Hamrun Spartans Jonathan Holland (American football) (born 1985), American football wide receiver Jonathan...  more
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    Pietà Hotspurs FC

    BirthplaceRabat, Malta

    NationalityMalta

    PositionMidfielder

    Carmel Busuttil MQR (born 29 February 1964), nicknamed "Il-Bużu", is a Maltese former professional footballer who played as a striker. Regarded as one of the best Maltese players of all time, he...  more
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    Valletta F.C.

    BirthplaceValletta, Malta

    NationalityMalta

    PositionMidfielder

    Stefan Giglio (born 26 February 1979 in Valletta, Malta) is a professional footballer who currently plays for Maltese First Division side Żurrieq, where he plays as a midfielder. Giglio has been...  more
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    Mosta F.C.

    BirthplaceAttard, Malta

    NationalityMalta

    PositionMidfielder

    Oliver Spiteri (born 4 July 1970 in Attard) is a Maltese manager and former footballer. Currently he is head coach for Maltese side Naxxar Lions....  more