Top 10 Greatest People From Portugal

The Top Ten

1 Vasco da Gama

The first European to reach India by sea - the discovery of the sea route to India was historically significant. - Metal_Treasure

2 Ferdinand Magellan

He led the first successful attempt to circumnavigate the Earth (1519-1522) - Metal_Treasure

3 Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Italian club Juventus and the Portugal national team.
4 Steve Perry Stephen Ray "Steve" Perry is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is known as the lead singer of the rock band Journey during their most commercially successful periods from 1977 to 1987 and again from 1995 to 1998.

Stephen Ray Perry was born in California, to Portuguese parents. His father's original family name was Pereira, changed to Perry. - Metal_Treasure

5 Carlos Lopes

Marathon Olympic champion - Metal_Treasure

6 Rui Costa

Cycling world champion - Metal_Treasure

7 Pope John XXI Damasus I

A Pope of the 4th-century - Metal_Treasure

8 Luís Figo Luís Filipe Madeira Caeiro Figo is a retired Portuguese footballer who played as a midfielder for Sporting CP, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Inter Milan before retiring on 31 May 2009.
9 Nelly Furtado Nelly Kim Furtado is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She has sold 20 million albums worldwide and more than 20 million singles, bringing her total sales to over 40 million records around the world.

Pop singer, born in Canada to Portuguese parents - Metal_Treasure

10 Fernando Ribeiro Fernando Ribeiro has been the lead vocalist for the Portuguese metal band Moonspell since 1992. He sings gothic metal, black metal, doom metal, melodic death metal.

Singer and leader of metal band Moonspell - the most successful metal band from Portugal. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Eusébio Eusébio da Silva Ferreira was a Portuguese footballer who played as a striker. Eusébio is considered by many as one of the greatest footballers of all time. During his professional career, he scored 733 goals in 745 matches.
12 Sister Lucia of Fatima
13 Nani
14 Pepe
15 Vítor Baía
16 Nuno Gomes
17 André Silva
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