List of popular male athletes from Tonga, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Tonga has a rich history of competing in sports, and these are the famous males that make that competition so exciting. Some of the best Tonga male athletes in the world are listed below, some of who have represented Tonga in the Olympics. You can click on the names of these talented male athletes of Tonga in order to get more information about each one, such as the birthplace of the athlete and when they were born.
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Fuifui Moana Moimoi is a professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Leigh Centurions in the English Championship. He has played most of his career for the Parramatta Eels of the National Rugby League. A New Zealand and Tonga international representative forward, Moimoi played his entire NRL career to date at Parramatta where he has attained cult status. ...more
Birthplace: Nukuʻalofa, Tonga
Nationality: New Zealand, Tongasee more on Fuifui Moimoi
Pauliasi Taulava also known as Asi Taulava is a Tongan-Filipino professional basketball player in the Philippines who currently plays for the NLEX Road Warriors in the Philippine Basketball Association. He is the oldest active player in the league and is currently in his 15th season. Standing 6 ft 10 in tall and weighing 245 pounds, Taulava is considered by many to be one of the greatest and most dominant Filipino basketball players to ever play the center position in the PBA. Throughout his 15-year career, Taulava has used his size and strength to overpower opponents for points and rebounds. He is also a many-time member of the Philippines national basketball team in international ...more
Birthplace: Los Angeles, Inglewood, California, United States of America
Nationality: Philippines, Tonga
Position: Centersee more on Asi Taulava
John Hopoate is a former professional rugby league footballer and boxer. He played club football for the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles, Wests Tigers and Northern Eagles in the National Rugby League competition. Hopoate also gained selection for Tonga, in the Australian national team and in the New South Wales State of Origin side. His usual position for most of his career was Wing. He is a former Australian heavyweight boxing champion. Hopoate was born in Tonga, but moved to Australia with his family while he was still young. He subsequently took up the game of rugby league. Hopoate began his professional league career with the Manly-Warringah side while he was only nineteen years of age. ...more
Birthplace: Nukuʻalofa, Tonga
Nationality: Tongasee more on John Hopoate
Antonio Kaufusi is a Tongan Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs of the National Rugby League. An Australian and Tongan international and Queensland State of Origin representative forward, he previously played for the Melbourne Storm, North Queensland Cowboys and Newcastle Knights, and the London Broncos, Huddersfield Giants and Bradford Bulls in the Super League. Kaufusi primarily plays at prop. ...more