Soccer The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked

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List Rules Soccer players from the Netherlands or played on the Netherlands national team.

Fans of Dutch soccer have always wanted to know who are the best Dutch soccer players of all time. The Netherlands have been home to many top footballers both past and present. In fact they took home the UEFA European Championship in 1988 under the leadership of Ruud Gullit. So does that make Gullit the best Dutch soccer player? See what fans think below.

This list of the best soccer players from Netherlands includes players that are born Dutch and those that played for the Netherlands national team. Player bios and photos have been provided when available. You'll see the players with the most votes at the top of the list, so if you're searching for a particular famous Dutch soccer player you can use the search box at the top of the list to find what you're looking for.

To make it on the list of the best Netherlands soccer players, these people should be on the level of elite footballers like Thijs Sluijter and Ruud Krol. So if you're ever wondering who are the best Dutch footballers or the greatest ever, this list has you covered. If you're in a fantasy soccer league, then you can use this list of the best Dutch soccer players to discover some new talent.

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Marco van Basten is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked

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Johan Cruijff is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Johan Cruijff Forward, Midfielder

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Ruud Gullit is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Ruud Gullit Defender, Forward Midfielder

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Johan Neeskens is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Johan Neeskens Midfielder

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Rob Rensenbrink is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Rob Rensenbrink Forward, Midfielder

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Ruud Krol is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Ruud Krol Defender

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Dennis Bergkamp is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Dennis Bergkamp Forward

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Frank Rijkaard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Frank Rijkaard Defender, Midfielder

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Robin van Persie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Robin van Persie Forward - Robin van persie is a talented Netherlands player

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Edwin van der Sar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Edwin van der Sar Goalkeeper

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Clarence Seedorf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Clarence Seedorf Midfielder

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Arjen Robben is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Arjen Robben Winger, Forward Midfielder

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Willy van de Kerkhof is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked

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Marc Overmars is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Marc Overmars Forward, Midfielder

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Wesley Sneijder is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Wesley Sneijder Midfielder

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Gerry Muhren is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Gerry Muhren

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Gé van Dijk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked

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Wim Suurbier is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Wim Suurbier Defender

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Willem van Hanegem is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Willem van Hanegem Midfielder

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Stan Valckx is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Stan Valckx Defender

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Wim Kieft is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Wim Kieft Forward

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Theo de Jong is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Theo de Jong Midfielder

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Wim Jansen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Wim Jansen Midfielder

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Willy van der Kuijlen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked

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Sjaak Swart is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Sjaak Swart Forward

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Wim Jonk is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Wim Jonk Midfielder

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Jasper Cillessen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Jasper Cillessen Goalkeeper

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Wim Rijsbergen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Wim Rijsbergen Defender

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Ruud Knol is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Ruud Knol Defender

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Theo Janssen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Theo Janssen Midfielder

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Youri Mulder is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Youri Mulder Forward

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Tinus Bosselaar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Tinus Bosselaar Forward

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Tim Janssen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Tim Janssen Forward

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Theo Snelders is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Theo Snelders Goalkeeper

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Memphis Depay is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked

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Theo van Duivenbode is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked

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Sjaak Polak is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Sjaak Polak Defender

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Sander Westerveld is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Sander Westerveld Goalkeeper

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Thijs Sluijter is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked

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Theo Zwarthoed is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Theo Zwarthoed Goalkeeper

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Sjaak Troost is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Sjaak Troost Defender

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Stefan Postma is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Stefan Postma Goalkeeper

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Stefan Jansen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Stefan Jansen Forward

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Theo Laseroms is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Theo Laseroms Defender

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René van Dieren is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked

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Wim Koevermans is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Wim Koevermans Defender

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Rinus Israël is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Rinus Israël Defender

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Ruud Vormer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Ruud Vormer Midfielder

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Wout Buitenweg is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked
Wout Buitenweg Forward

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Steef Nieuwendaal is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Dutch Soccer Players from the Netherlands, Ranked