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Famous Athletes from The Philippines

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List of the most popular, renowned or famous athletes from the Philippines. List includes the most notable athletes from Philippines, along with photos when available. This list of Filipino athletes is alphabetical, but can be sorted by any column and answers the question "what famous athletes are from the Philippines?". You can click on the names of the famous athletes of the Philippines in order to get more information about each one. This list has a variety of athletes in it, from Manny Pacquiao to Arnie Tuadles. You can use the athletes in this fact-based list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it. {#nodes}
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    Manny Pacquiáo
    Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao, PLH ( PAK-ee-ow; Tagalog: [pɐkˈjaʊ]; born December 17, 1978) is a... more on Wikipedia

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    Brandon Vera
    Brandon Michael Vera (born October 10, 1977) is an American-born Filipino mixed martial artist... more on Wikipedia

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    Benjie Paras
    Venancio Johnson Paras, Jr. (born October 2, 1968), better known as Benjie Paras, is a... more on Wikipedia
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    Chris Tiu
    Christopher John Alandy-Dy Tiu (born on July 15, 1985) is Filipino former professional... more on Wikipedia
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    Vitorino Hilton

    Vitorino Hilton

    Olympique de Marseille

    BirthplaceBrasília, Brazil



    Vitorino Hilton da Silva, known as Hilton (born 13 September 1977) is a Brazilian professional... more on Wikipedia
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    Asi Taulava
    Pauliasi Taulava (born March 2, 1973), also known as Asi Taulava, is a Tongan-born Filipino... more on Wikipedia
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    Robert Jaworski

    Robert Jaworski

    Robert Vincent Salazar Jaworski (Tagalog pronunciation: [dʒaˈwɔɾski]; born March 8, 1946) is a... more on Wikipedia
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    Paulino Alcántara

    Paulino Alcántara

    Paulino Alcántara Riestrá (7 October 1896 – 13 February 1964) was a Spanish Filipino football... more on Wikipedia


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    Gary Estrada
    Gary Jason B. Ejercito, better known as Gary Estrada, (born May 16, 1971) is a prolific... more on Wikipedia
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    Ambrosio Padilla
    Ambrosio Bibby Padilla (December 7, 1910 – August 11, 1996) was a Filipino basketball player... more on Wikipedia
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    Jordan Norwood

    Jordan Norwood

    Cleveland Browns

    BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii

    NationalityPhilippines, United States of America

    PositionWide receiver

    Jordan Shea Rashad Norwood (born September 29, 1986) is a Filipino American former... more on Wikipedia

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    Freddie Webb
    Freddie Nelle Webb (born November 24, 1942) is a Filipino former senator, congressman, and... more on Wikipedia
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    Simeon Galvez Toribio (September 3, 1905 – June 5, 1969) was a Filipino high jumper. He... more on Wikipedia
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    Eugene Amano

    Eugene Amano

    Tennessee Titans

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines, United States of America

    PositionGuard, Center

    Eugene Philip Amano (born March 1, 1982) is a former American football offensive lineman .... more on Wikipedia
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    Boyet Bautista is a Filipino professional basketball player for the Pasig Pirates of the... more on Wikipedia
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    Alvin Patrimonio
    Alvin Vergara Patrimonio (born November 17, 1966) is a Filipino retired professional... more on Wikipedia
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    Jason Sabio

    Jason Sabio

    Philippines national football team

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines



    Jason Abbott Abantao Sabio (born 30 June 1986) is a Filipino soccer player who plays as a... more on Wikipedia
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    Francis Arnaiz
    Francis C. Arnaiz (born June 4, 1951) is a Filipino former basketball player. He was best... more on Wikipedia
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    James Yap
    James Carlos Agravante Yap Sr. (born February 15, 1982) is a Filipino professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
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    Yoyong Martirez
    Rosalio D. Martires (born September 9, 1951), also known as Yoyong Martirez, is a former... more on Wikipedia
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    Johnny Abarrientos
    Johnny Abarrientos (born July 17, 1970) is a Filipino retired professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia
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    Vergel Meneses
    Vergel Meneses (born January 14, 1969, Malolos, Bulacan) is a Filipino retired professional... more on Wikipedia
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    Lexton Moy

    Philippines national football team

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York



    Lexton de la Cruz Moy (Chinese: 梅示敦, born 24 January 1985) is an American-Filipino... more on Wikipedia
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    Jason de Jong

    Jason de Jong

    FC Dordrecht

    BirthplaceBreda, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands, Philippines


    Jason Nicolas Maria Dantes de Jong (born 28 February 1990) is a Filipino footballer who plays... more on Wikipedia
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    Gabriel Elorde
    Gabriel "Flash" Elorde (March 25, 1935 – January 2, 1985) was a Filipino professional boxer.... more on Wikipedia

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