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Famous People from South America

Name these famous South Americans, past and present.
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Last updated: February 20, 2016
First submittedJanuary 28, 2014
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Clue
Nation
Person
Five-time FIFA player of the year
Argentina
Lionel Messi
Revolutionary Cuban leader with a distinctive beret
Che Guevara
"Hand of God" goalscorer who led Argentina to World Cup victory
Diego Maradona
Former First Lady nicknamed "Evita"
Eva Perón
South American pope
Francis
Supermodel married to Tom Brady
Brazil
Gisele Bündchen
Only player to have won three World Cups
Pelé
Three-time Formula One champion who died racing in 1994
Ayrton Senna
Jiu-jitsu master who won the first UFC tournament
Royce Gracie
Popular president of Brazil, 2002-2011
Lula da Silva
"Girl From Ipanema" composer
Antônio Carlos Jobim
Modernist architect who designed many landmarks in Brasilia,
and recently died at age 104
Oscar Niemeyer
Chilean dictator, 1974-1990
Chile
Augusto Pinochet
Nobel Prize winning poet who often wrote in green ink
Pablo Neruda
Buxom star of "Modern Family"
Colombia
Sofía Vergara
Her hips don't lie
Shakira
Drug lord of Medellín
Pablo Escobar
Author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude"
Gabriel García Márquez
"Liberator" of South America during the 19th century
Venezuela
Simón Bolívar
Detroit Tigers player and 2012 Triple Crown winner
Miguel Cabrera
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level 42
Feb 21, 2014
I thought for sure Anderson Silva would be on this list.
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Feb 21, 2014
Haha. This quiz only has room for one mixed martial arts champion.
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level 60
Feb 21, 2014
I tried Silva for the UFC question and then was surprised when it didn't give me credit for Lula da Silva.
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level 72
Jun 24, 2014
Could not for the life of me figure out why Oscar Meyer wasn't working ... oops.
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Jun 7, 2017
Can I accept Boliviar, without the í
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level 74
Jul 31, 2018
¿Que?