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List of popular male athletes from Samoa, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Samoa has a rich history of competing in sports, and these are the famous males that make that competition so exciting. Some of the best Samoa male athletes in the world are listed below, some of who have represented Samoa in the Olympics. You can click on the names of these talented male athletes of Samoa in order to get more information about each one, such as the birthplace of the athlete and when they were born.

These athletes, like Setaimata Sa and Henry Fa'afili include images when available.

This list answers the questions, "What famous male athletes are from Samoa?" and "Who are the greatest male Samoa athletes?"
Krisnan Inu is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Samoa
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Krisnan Nevada Inu is a New Zealand professional rugby union player for Stade Fran├žais of the Top 14. Previously, he was a rugby league footballer for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, the Parramatta Eels and New Zealand Warriors of the National Rugby League. Inu was a member of the 2008 World Cup-winning New Zealand team. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand

Nationality: New Zealand

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David Tua is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Samoa
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David Tua is a former professional boxer. In a career spanning 21 years, Tua officially retired from the sport in November 2013 at the age of 39. His final fight was against heavyweight contender Alexander Ustinov, in which Tua was defeated by twelve round unanimous decision. Tua has defeated four world champions in John Ruiz, Oleg Maskaev, Hasim Rahman and Michael Moorer, as well as top contenders such as David Izon and Fres Oquendo. He currently resides in South Auckland, New Zealand. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Faleasiu, Samoa

Nationality: New Zealand, Samoa

Also Ranked

#43 on The Best Heavyweight Boxers of All Time

#26 on The Best Boxers of the 1990s

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Motu Tony is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Samoa
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Motu Tony


Iosefo Motu Tony is a retired professional rugby league footballer of the 1990s and 2000s. A New Zealand international representative utility back or hooker, he previously played in the National Rugby League for the Auckland and Brisbane clubs before playing in Super League for English clubs Wakefield Trinity, Castleford, Hull and Whitehaven. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Saleimoa, Samoa

Nationality: New Zealand, Samoa


Ropati Pitoitua [roe-POT-ti pito-IT-tuah] is an American football defensive end for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League. He was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Washington State. Pitoitua has also played for the Kansas City Chiefs. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Samoa

Nationality: Samoa

Position: Defensive tackle, Defensive end

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