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Famous Athletes from Vietnam

Updated June 14, 2019 25.9k views38 items

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

This list has a variety of athletes in it, from Cung Le to Pham Thanh Luong.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Vietnam in order to get more information about each one.
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  • 1
    Cung Le
    Cung Le (Vietnamese: Lê Cung; born May 25, 1972) is a Vietnamese-born American actor, retired... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Dat Nguyen
    Dat Tan Nguyen (; Vietnamese: Nguyễn Tấn Đạt, pronounced [ŋʷjə̌ˀn tə̌n ɗàːt]; born September... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Lê Công Vinh

    Lê Công Vinh

    Vietnam national football team

    BirthplaceQuynh Luu District, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionForward

    Lê Công Vinh (born 10 December 1985, in Nghệ An, Vietnam) is a retired Vietnamese footballer. ... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Le Phuoc Tu

    Le Phuoc Tu

    Sài Gòn Xuân Thành F.C.

    BirthplaceQuang Nam Province, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionDefender

    Lê Phước Tứ (born 15 April 1984) is a former Vietnamese footballer who last played for Becamex... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Phan Văn Tài Em

    Phan Văn Tài Em

    Vietnam national football team

    BirthplaceChau Thanh District, Long An, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionMidfielder

    Phan Văn Tài Em (born April 23, 1982 in Châu Thành District, Long An) is a retired Vietnamese... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Lê Tấn Tài

    Lê Tấn Tài

    Vietnam national football team

    BirthplaceKhanh Hoa Province, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionMidfielder

    Lê Tấn Tài (born 4 January 1984) is a Vietnamese footballer, and former captain of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Nguyen Vu Phong

    Nguyen Vu Phong

    Vietnam national football team

    BirthplaceVĩnh Long, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionMidfielder

    Nguyễn Vũ Phong (born February 6, 1985) is a Vietnamese footballer who plays for Bình Phước.... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Huỳnh Quang Thanh

    Huỳnh Quang Thanh

    Vietnam national football team

    BirthplaceHo Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionDefender

    Huỳnh Quang Thanh (born October 10, 1984 in Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam) is a Vietnamese... more on Wikipedia
  • 9

    Nguyen Van Quyet

    Vietnam national football team

    BirthplaceHà Tây Province, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionForward, Midfielder

    Nguyễn Văn Quyết is a Vietnamese footballer who currently plays for Hà Nội T&T. He is a member... more on Wikipedia
  • 10

    Nguyen Trong Hoang

    Vietnam national football team

    BirthplaceNghệ An Province, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionForward, Midfielder

    Nguyễn Trọng Hoàng (born 14 April 1989) is a Vietnamese footballer who is currently playing... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Nguyen Viet Thang

    Nguyen Viet Thang

    Vietnam national football team

    BirthplaceLong An Province, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionForward

    Nguyễn Việt Thắng (born September 13, 1981) is a Vietnamese footballer who is now playing for... more on Wikipedia
  • 12

    Pham Thanh Luong

    Vietnam national football team

    BirthplaceHà Tây Province, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionMidfielder

    Phạm Thành Lương (born September 10, 1988) is a Vietnamese footballer. Phạm Thành Lương plays... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Tran Dinh Dong

    Tran Dinh Dong

    Vietnam national football team

    BirthplaceNghệ An Province, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionDefender

    Trần Đình Đồng is a Vietnamese footballer. He is playing for Sông Lam Nghệ An. He was given a... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Nguyen Minh Chau

    Nguyen Minh Chau

    Xi Măng Hải Phòng FC

    BirthplaceQuảng Ninh Province, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionMidfielder

    Nguyễn Minh Châu may refer to: Nguyễn Minh Châu (novelist) (1930–1989), Vietnamese... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Nguyen Hue
    Nguyễn Huệ (Vietnamese: [ŋwĩəŋ hwêˀ] Hán tự: 阮惠), also known as Nguyễn Quang Bình (Vietnamese:... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Nguyen Quang Hai

    Nguyen Quang Hai

    Vietnam national football team

    BirthplaceKhanh Hoa Province, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionForward

    Nguyen Quang Hai or Nguyễn Quang Hải may refer to: Nguyễn Quang Hải (footballer, born... more on Wikipedia
  • 17

    Nguyen Cong Huy

    Vietnam national football team

    BirthplaceThanh Hoa Province, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionMidfielder

    Nguyễn Công Huy is a Vietnamese footballer, currently playing for Binh Duong F.C..
  • 18

    BirthplaceHo Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionForward

    Lê Huỳnh Đức (born April 20, 1972 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) is a Vietnamese football... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Duong Hong Son

    Duong Hong Son

    Dương Hồng Sơn (born November 20, 1982) is a retired Vietnamese footballer. He last played for... more on Wikipedia
  • 20

    Tran Chi Cong

    Vietnam national football team

    BirthplaceCan Tho, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionDefender

    Trần Chí Công is a Vietnamese football defender who plays for Vietnamese V-League club Bình... more on Wikipedia
  • 21

    Nguyen Ngoc Duy

    Vietnam national football team

    BirthplaceHanoi, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionMidfielder

    Nguyễn Ngọc Duy is a Vietnamese footballer. He is playing for Hà Nội T&T.
  • 22

    Nguyễn Anh Tuấn

    Vietnam national football team

    BirthplaceHòa Bình, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionDefender

    Nguyễn Anh Tuấn is a Vietnamese footballer who plays for Vicem Hai Phong F.C. as a centre... more on Wikipedia
  • 23

    Lê Hồng Minh

    Da Nang FC

    BirthplaceThanh Hoa, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionMidfielder

    Lê Hồng Minh (born September 15, 1978) is a former Vietnamese footballer. He was a member of... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Phạm Văn Quyến (born April 29, 1984) is a retired Vietnamese Footballer. Since his days as a... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Thach Bao Khanh

    Thach Bao Khanh

    Thể Công

    BirthplaceHanoi, Vietnam

    NationalityVietnam

    PositionWinger, Forward

    Thạch Bảo Khanh (born April 25, 1979) is the retired Vietnamese footballer. He is a member of... more on Wikipedia