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

The list you're viewing is made up of different athletes like Pedro Xavier and Nelinho.

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

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Eusébio is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Mozambique
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Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, GCIH, GCM, was a Portuguese footballer who played as a striker. Eusébio is considered one of the greatest footballers of all time. During his professional career, he scored 749 goals in 745 matches at club level and 41 goals for his national team, a total of 790 ...more

Birthplace: Maputo, Mozambique

Nationality: Portugal, Mozambique

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#75 on The Best Athletes of All Time

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Carlos Queiroz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Mozambique
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Carlos Manuel Brito Leal Queiroz, ComIH, is a Portuguese football manager who currently manages Iranian national team. A former manager of Real Madrid, he has also been the manager of the Portuguese national team and Alex Ferguson's assistant manager at English club Manchester United. He has ...more

Birthplace: Nampula, Mozambique

Nationality: Portugal, Mozambique

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Maria Mutola is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Mozambique
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Maria de Lurdes Mutola is a retired female track and field athlete from Mozambique who has specialized in the 800 metres. She was born in Maputo, hence the nickname of "The Maputo Express". She is the fourth athlete to compete at six Olympic Games. She is a three-time world champion in this event ...more

Birthplace: Maputo, Mozambique

Nationality: Mozambique

Also Ranked

#41 on The Best Female Athletes of All Time

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Miguel Ângelo Karim Simões Fazenda, commonly known as Tininho, is a Portuguese retired professional footballer who played as a left back. ...more

Team: CF Os Belenenses

Birthplace: Beira, Mozambique

Nationality: Portugal, Mozambique

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