Aztec Mythology

The bloodthirsty Gods of Ancient Mexico

MACUILXOCHITL

Aztec Sports God

Also known as Five Flower, Macuil-Xochitl, Macuilxòchitl

The God of Games

From boardgames to the Aztec version of soccer, and is also in charge of gambling, dancing and music.

His name means ‘five-flower prince’. Just call him Flower.

He is immensely popular, despite his membership of the Macuiltonaleque. He must have taken bribes or turned a blind eye.

He’s also another manifestation of Xochipilli.

Macuilxochitl Facts and Figures

Name: Macuilxochitl
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Five Flower, Macuil-Xochitl, Macuilxòchitl

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Sports and Phys Ed
Area of expertise: Sport

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 1556

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Article last revised on April 09, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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