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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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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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+ - 146 30
Sándor Kocsis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Sándor Kocsis Forward

3
+ - 125 30
László Kubala is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
László Kubala Forward

4
+ - 76 14
Nándor Hidegkuti is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked

5
+ - 84 19
József Bozsik is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
József Bozsik Midfielder

6
+ - 98 34
Flórián Albert is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked

7
+ - 58 15
Zoltán Czibor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked

8
+ - 58 17
Gyula Grosics is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Gyula Grosics Goalkeeper

9
+ - 60 22
Gyorgi Sarosi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Gyorgi Sarosi Midfielder

10
+ - 45 22
Ferenc Bene is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Ferenc Bene Forward

11
+ - 64 33
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
Mihály Lantos Center-Back

13
+ - 26 9
Gábor Király is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Gábor Király Goalkeeper

14
+ - 45 28
Lajos Détári is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Lajos Détári Midfielder

15
+ - 14 4
György Sárosi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked

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+ - 12 3
Imre Schlosser is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked

17
+ - 21 12
Balázs Dzsudzsák is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Balázs Dzsudzsák Midfielder

18
+ - 15 8
Miklós Fehér is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Miklós Fehér Forward

19
+ - 20 18
Lajos Sătmăreanu is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked

20
+ - 19 17
Béla Illés is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Béla Illés Midfielder

21
+ - 9 5
Nemanja Nikolić is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked

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+ - 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

25
+ - 16 16
Gene Strenicer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Gene Strenicer Defender, Midfielder

26
+ - 37 33
Szabolcs Huszti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Szabolcs Huszti Midfielder

27
+ - 25 20
Tamás Hajnal is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Tamás Hajnal Midfielder

28
+ - 20 15
Vasile Miriuță is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Vasile Miriuță Midfielder

29
+ - 15 16
Tamás Priskin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Tamás Priskin Forward

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+ - 10 10
Péter Halmosi is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Péter Halmosi Defender, Midfielder

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+ - 15 16
Alexander Vencel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Alexander Vencel Goalkeeper

32
+ - 14 15
Péter Kurucz is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Péter Kurucz Goalkeeper

33
+ - 9 9
Norbert Németh is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Hungarian Soccer Players of All Time, Ranked
Norbert Németh 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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+ - 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