Famous people from Andorra
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Antoni "Toni" Bernadó Planas is an Andorran long-distance runner who finished 87th in Men's marathon at the 1996 Summer Olympics, 49th at the 2000 Summer Olympics, 57th at the 2004 Summer Olympics, 58th at the 2008 Summer Olympics and 74th at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He is the first and so far only athlete to have finished five Olympic Marathons.
Ildefons Lima Solà is an Andorran footballer who plays for FC Andorra as a central defender.
Merche Romero Gomes is a Portuguese model and TV Presenter.
Antoni Martí Petit is an Andorran architect and politician who has been the country's head of government since 11 May 2011, following a parliamentary election in 2011. He is a member of the Democrats for Andorra. In the election, held on 3 April 2011, the Democrats for Andorra defeated the incumbent Social Democrats with an absolute majority making Martí Head of Government. Martí fought on an anti-income tax platform.
Melissandre Fuentes is an Andorran figure skater. She is the 2004 and 2005 Andorran national champion. Her younger sister Lydia Fuentes competes internationally on the junior level. Fuentes is the first lady skater to represent Andorra at an ISU Championship, which she accomplished at the 2002 World Junior Figure Skating Championships.
Marta Roure i Besolí is an Andorran singer and actress. She represented Andorra in the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 with her song "Jugarem a estimar-nos", earning the eighteenth place in the semifinal. It was the first time a song in Catalan language was performed at the Eurovision Song Contest, as well as Andorra's debut at the competition.
Marc Vales is an Andorran international footballer who plays for Real Madrid C as a defender or a defensive midfielder.
Marc Bernaus Cano is an Andorran footballer who plays as a left defender.
Albert Pintat Santolària was the head of government of Andorra fom 27 May 2005 to 5 June 2009. Pintat graduated from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland in 1967, majoring in economics. He is a member of the Liberal Party of Andorra and was the foreign minister of Andorra from 1997 to 2001. He also served as Ambassador to the European Union and to Switzerland and the United Kingdom. He held the position of head of government since being appointed by the General Council on 27 May 2005 until 5 June 2009.
Óscar Sonejee Masand is an Andorran football midfielder, currently playing for Santa Coloma and the Andorran national team. He is the most capped player for the Andorra national football team with 93 caps. He has also scored four goals for the national team. He made his international debut in 1997 in a 4–1 loss to Estonia. On 28 March 2007, during a Euro 2008 qualifier, he was involved in a spat with England striker Wayne Rooney in their European Championship qualifying match, resulting in both players being booked. He has Indian heritage and works as an insurance salesman. His fanbase reaches Mumbai, India, where his friends and cousins cheer him on in every international appearance.
Jaume Bartumeu Cassany is an Andorran lawyer and politician, who served as head of government from 2009 to 2011. He was a founding member of the Social Democratic Party in June 2000, in which he held the position of first secretary between 2000 and 2004. He was the leader of the opposition at the General Council between 2005 and 2009.
Albert Salvadó i Miras is an Andorran writer and industrial engineer. He writes in both Catalan and Spanish. Salvadó writes children's stories, essays and novels, often focusing on historical fiction.
Sergio Moreno Marín is an Andorran footballer. He currently plays for Hellín in the Spanish Tercera División.
Manuel "Manolo" Jiménez Soria is an Andorran footballer. He currently plays for Santa Coloma and the Andorran national football team.
Joan Tomas Roca
Olympic Shooting Sport Athlete
Joan Tomas Roca is an athlete.
Lluís Claret is an Andorran cellist. He was born in Andorra in 1951 where he began his musical education at the age of 9. In 1964 he moved to Barcelona, won major distinctions at the Conservatory of the Liceu, and began working with Enric Casals. Claret continued his studies in France, Italy and in the USA. Throughout his career he has been especially committed to chamber music. He has performed with many noted orchestras including National Symphony de Washington, Moscow Philharmonic, National Orchestra of France, English Chamber Orchestra, Hungarian Philharmonic, Czech Philharmonic. He won first prizes at a number of prestigious international competitions. He is a founding member of the Trio de Barcelona and frequently collaborates with well-known musicians. He teaches at music schools and conservatories and he also regularly participates in the juries of major international competitions.
Kevin Esteve Rigail
Kevin Esteve Rigail is an Olympic Alpine Skier.
Marc Pujol Pons is an Andorran footballer. He currently plays for Balaguer in Spain's Tercera Division and the Andorran national team. Pujol has scored 2 goals for the Andorra in competitive fixtures.
Marc Forné Molné
Marc Forné i Molné was the Prime Minister of Andorra from 7 December 1994 to 27 May 2005. After 2 full terms, he was succeeded by Albert Pintat after he won the April 2005 election. He is a lawyer by profession, and was president of the Liberal Party of Andorra. The policy led by Marc Forné is inspired by liberalism and aims to maintain a low taxation level and avoid any statist drift.
Cristian Martínez Alejo is an Andorran international footballer who plays as a defender for FC Andorra.
Joan Carles Toscano Beltrán is an Andorran international footballer. He currently plays as a striker for FC Andorra. Toscano formerly played for Principat, FC Santa Coloma, CF Gimnástico Alcázar and CD Binéfar, and he made his international debut in 2006.
Juli Minoves Triquell
Juli Minoves i Triquell is an Andorran diplomat and author.
Cristina Llovera is an Andorran runner. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Women's 100 metres where she was eliminated in the preliminary round.
Josep Antoni Gomes Moreira is an Andorran international footballer who plays as a goalkeeper. He speaks English.
Marc García Renom, aka Chiqui, is an Andorran footballer who plays for UE Llagostera in Spain, as a defender.
Julià Fernàndez Ariza is an Andorran footballer. He currently plays for Santa Coloma and the Andorra national team. He has won both the Andorran First Division and the Andorran Cup several times.
Jordi Escura Aixas is a footballer. He currently plays for FC Balaguer in Catalonia and the Andorran national team. He has 50 caps for his national team. Escura worked as a physiotherapist with UE Lleida and now with RCD Espanyol.
Roger Vidosa is an Andorran alpine skier. He represented Andorra at the 2006 Winter Olympics and at the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Antoni Sivera is an Andorran international footballer.
Gabriel Riera Lancha is an Andorran footballer who plays for Principat in the Andorran First Division and Andorran national team.
Alfonso Sanchez is an Andorran football player. He has played for Andorra national team.
Jordi Rubio is an Andorran international footballer who plays for Santa Coloma, as a defender.
Montserrat García Riberaygua
Montserrat García Riberaygua is an Andorran slalom canoer who has competed since the mid-2000s. She was eliminated in the qualifying round of the K-1 event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, finishing in 20th place.
Josep Manel Ayala is an Andorran international footballer. He currently plays as a midfielder for FC Andorra. Ayala formerly played for FC Santa Coloma, US Luzenac and CD Binéfar, and he made his international debut in 2002.
Emili García is an Andorran international footballer. He currently plays as a midfielder for FC Andorra. García made his international debut in 2008.
Sophie Dusautoir Bertrand
Sophie Dusautoir Bertrand is an Andorran ski mountaineer. Dusautoir was born in Andorra la Vella. She started ski mountaineering in 2002 and competed first in the Cronoescalada Pas de la Casa race in 2005.
Hocine Haciane is an Olympic and national record holding swimmer from Andorra. At the 2004 Olympics, he was Andorra's flagbearer. He has swam for Andorra at the: ⁕Olympics: 2004, 2008, 2012 ⁕World Championships:2003, 2005, 2009, 2011 ⁕Mediterranean Games: 2009 ⁕GSSE: 2001,2003, 2005,2007, 2009, 2011 ⁕Short Course Worlds: 2010
Iván Lorenzo Roncero is an Andorran footballer who plays for Spanish side Barbastro, as a forward. He made his international debut for the Andorra national football team in 2003.
Alexandre Ruben Martinez Gutiérrez is an Andorran international footballer who plays club football for UE Santa Coloma, as a defender. He made his international debut for the Andorra national football team in 2010.
Juli Sánchez is an Andorran international footballer. He currently plays as a striker for FC Santa Coloma. Sánchez formerly played for FC Andorra, CF Balaguer and CD Binéfar; he made his international debut in 1996.
Joan Vilana Díaz
Joan Vilana Díaz is an Andorran ski mountaineer.
Xavier Andorrà Julià is an Andorran international footballer who plays as a striker for FC Andorra.
Ferran Pol is an Andorran international footballer who plays club football for FC Andorra, as a goalkeeper.
Daniel Garcia Gonzalez
Olympic Judo Athlete
Daniel García González is an Andorran judoka. He competed in the Men's 66 kg category at the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Olympics.
Xavier Capdevila Romero
Xavier "Xavi" Capdevila Romero from Escaldes-Engordany is an Andorran ski mountaineer. Capdevila was born in Canillo. He started ski mountaineering in 1998 and competed first in the Serrera race in the same year. He is a professional firefighter, and is married to Neus Tort Gendrau.
David Maneiro is an Andorran international footballer. He currently plays as a defender for FC Andorra. Maneiro made his international debut in 2009.
Álex Somoza is an Andorran international footballer who plays club football for FC Andorra, as a midfielder.
Adrian Rodrígues is an Andorran football player currently playing for Club Deportivo Huracán Z.
Francesc Xavier Gil Sánchez, commonly known as Xavier Gil, is an Andorran footballer, who currently plays for FC Santa Coloma and Andorra national team.
Mireia Gutiérrez is a female skier from Andorra. She represented Andorra in the 2010 Winter Olympics, in the Alpine skiing events. She also took part in the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2009.
Genís García is an Andorran footballer. He currently plays for the Andorra national team and FC Santa Coloma.
Lluis Marin Tarroch
Lluis Marin Tarroch is a professional snowboarder.
Samir Bousenine is an Andorran international footballer who plays club football for FC Andorra, as a striker.
Marc Cartes is an actor.
David Buxo is an Andorran football player. He has played for Andorra national team.
Agusti Pol is an Andorran football player. He has played for Andorra national team. His only goal for his country came in Andorra's first international match, a 6–1 defeat by Estonia on 13 November 1996.
Jordi Benet is an Andorran football player. He has played for Andorra national team.
Victor Moreira is an Andorran football player currently playing for FC Lusitanos la Posa.
Ludovic Clemente is an Andorran football player who has represented the Andorra national football team. Ludovic is the first Andorran footballer to be on a six figure salary as he recently signed a sponsorship deal earning just over a million a year. He is best friends with God and his pet cat called Borris. Ludovic has been likened to Marshawn Lynch due to his habit of eating a Cadburys Caramel during each half time. He is best known for his own goal against France in which he was asleep next to goal when Thierry Henry kicked the ball against him rebounding into his own net. When asked after the game why he was asleep, he replied "I no sleep last night, I party like 1999."
Alain Motwani Marina is an Andorran retired footballer, who has played for Andorra national team, and a manager.
Pere Joan Tomas Sogero
Pere Joan Tomas Sogero is an Andorran diplomat and is the current Andorran ambassador to the Russian Federation, presenting his credentials to Russian President Vladimir Putin on 13 April 2007.
Julian Vila Coma
Julian Vila Coma is the Permanent Representative for the Principality of Andorra to the United Nations. His office was first confirmed when he presented his credentials to the Secretary-General of the United Nations on 3 May 2004. He has spoken more than once at the UN on multilateral nuclear disarmament.
Cristian Roig Mauri
Cristian Roig Mauri is an Andorran international footballer. He was capped for Andorra in 1998. Currently, Roig plays for UE Sant Julià in Andorra.
Txema Garcia is an Andorran football player. He has played for Andorra national team.
Alex Rodriguez is an Andorran football player. He has played for Andorra national team and Santa Coloma.
Sofie Juarez is an Olympic Alpine Skier.
Xavier Soria is an Andorran football player. He has played for Andorra national team.
Moisés San Nicolás
Moisés San Nicolás is a Andorran footballer who plays for FC Andorra.
Francesc Ramirez is an Andorran footballer. He has played for the Andorra national team and Santa Coloma.
Carles Font-Rossell, in Canillo, Andorra was the Permanent Representative to the United Nations for Andorra and, from 14 March 2008, he was also Ambassador of Andorra to the United States. He was succeeded in both positions by Narcís Casal de Fonsdeviela.
Cristopher Pousa is an Andorran football player.
David Ribolleda is a football player.
Roberto Jonas Alonso is an Andorran footballer. He has played for the Andorra national team.
Josep Rivas is a professional soccer player.
Monica Ramirez Abella
Dani Ferron is an Andorran football player. He has played for Andorra national team.
Edu Ruano is a film producer.
Lluís Cartes is the brother of Marc Cartes.