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List Rules Soccer players born in Hungary or played for the Hungarian national team.

Who comes to mind when you think of the best Hungarian soccer players of all time? For many soccer fans, famous footballers such as Ferenc Puskás and Flórián Albert are in the top ten. In order to see which Hungarian footballers truly stand out, fans such as yourself have voted on who they think are the best of all time. It can be a pitched battle, as there have been many top footballers from Hungary.

The list below is formatted so that the soccer players with the most votes are at the top of the list. Short biographies, photos, and details such as positions played are included when available. If you're searching for a particular famous Hungarian soccer player you can use the search box to find what you're looking for. So, if you've ever wondered whether one Hungarian footballer was better than another, this list answers that question.


So who qualifies to be in the running for the best soccer players from Hungary? The player must either be Hungarian born or have played for the Hungarian national soccer team. So players such as Tibor Vigh, who was Hungarian-born but played in Canadian associate football and the Canadian national team, are eligible. Other top players you'll see on this list include Lajos Czeizler, Csaba Csizmadia, and more. Add any Hungarian soccer player you don't see on this list but feel should be considered.

This list should answer any questions about who are the best Hungarian soccer players of all time, once and for all. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of the best Hungarian soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy learning about.
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306 30
Ferenc Puskás is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Ferenc Puskás Forward, Inside forward

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2
151 30
Sándor Kocsis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Sándor Kocsis Forward

3
128 31
László Kubala is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
László Kubala Forward

4
78 14
Nándor Hidegkuti is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
BaruchLalaev added Nándor Hidegkuti Forward

5
87 19
József Bozsik is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
BaruchLalaev added József Bozsik Midfielder

6
101 34
Flórián Albert is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked

7
61 15
Zoltán Czibor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
BaruchLalaev added Zoltán Czibor Winger

8
60 17
Gyula Grosics is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
BaruchLalaev added Gyula Grosics Goalkeeper

9
61 23
Gyorgi Sarosi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
BaruchLalaev added Gyorgi Sarosi Midfielder

10
46 23
Ferenc Bene is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Ferenc Bene Forward

11
65 34
Zoltán Gera is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Zoltán Gera Forward, Midfielder

12
38 17
Mihály Lantos is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
BaruchLalaev added Mihály Lantos Center-Back

13
28 9
Gábor Király is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Gilbert Lambing added Gábor Király Goalkeeper

14
46 28
Lajos Détári is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Lajos Détári Midfielder

15
15 4
György Sárosi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked

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16
13 3
Imre Schlosser is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked

17
24 12
Balázs Dzsudzsák is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Gilbert Lambing added Balázs Dzsudzsák Midfielder

18
16 8
Miklós Fehér is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Austin Kelly added Miklós Fehér Forward

19
11 5
Nemanja Nikolić is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Gilbert Lambing added Nemanja Nikolić Forward

20
20 18
Lajos Sătmăreanu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked

21
19 18
Béla Illés is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Béla Illés Midfielder

22
6 3
József Takács is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked

23
23 17
István Avar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
István Avar Forward

24
8 6
István Nyers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Luigi Scaini added István Nyers

25
37 33
Szabolcs Huszti is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Szabolcs Huszti Midfielder

26
25 20
Tamás Hajnal is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Tamás Hajnal Midfielder

27
15 16
Tamás Priskin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Tamás Priskin Forward

28
10 10
Péter Halmosi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Péter Halmosi Defender, Midfielder

29
15 16
Alexander Vencel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Alexander Vencel Goalkeeper

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30
14 15
Péter Kurucz is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Péter Kurucz Goalkeeper

31
9 9
Norbert Németh is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Norbert Németh Midfielder

32
20 16
Vasile Miriuță is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Vasile Miriuță Midfielder

33
16 18
Gene Strenicer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Gene Strenicer Defender, Midfielder

34
23 20
Iuliu Bodola is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Iuliu Bodola Forward

35
19 16
Csaba László is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Csaba László Midfielder

36
28 27
Kálmán Konrád is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked

37
12 9
Zoltán Végh is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Zoltán Végh Goalkeeper

38
17 15
György Szűcs is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
György Szűcs Midfielder

39
15 13
József Pecsovszky is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked

40
15 13
Alfréd Schaffer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked

41
19 18
György Garics is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
György Garics Defender, Midfielder

42
16 15
Koloman Gögh is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked

43
20 20
Nicolae Kovács is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked

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44
19 19
Béla Guttmann is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Béla Guttmann Defender, Midfielder

45
12 11
Tibor Vigh is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked

46
12 11
Lajos Czeizler is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked

47
15 15
Miklós Lendvai is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Miklós Lendvai Midfielder

48
15 15
Szabolcs Sáfár is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Szabolcs Sáfár Goalkeeper

49
9 8
Zoltán Pollák is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Zoltán Pollák Defender, Midfielder

50
14 14
László Bodnár is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
László Bodnár Defender