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Whenever you think of soccer, the first team that's likely to come to mind is Manchester United. The club is by far and away the most popular team in the entire world, with a whopping 10 percent of the world's population considering themselves United fans. Founded in 1878, Manchester United is one of the most decorated clubs in all of sport. They've won countless trophies over the years, both domestically and on the European front. That said, they've sported some of the strongest squads and fielded some of the best players to ever wear cleats. Whenever someone players for Manchester Untied, they become instantly popular, but the guys listed here are some of the greatest Red Devils in history. 

Who are the greatest Manchester United players of all time? Any list has to start with George Best and Sir Bobby Charlton. These are two of the most iconic players in club history, and in the case of Best, his incomparable talent dazzled the old First Division like few could. In the Premier League era, players that contributed to United's dominance include legends like David Beckham, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo. Before Sir Alex Ferguson retired, these players helped contribute to United's 13 league titles under the legendary coach's watch.

This is the list of the best Manchester United players of all time. If you notice someone is missing from this list, feel free to add them. Vote or re-rank this list according to who you think is the greatest Red Devils ever.

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Cristiano Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Cristiano Ronaldo Forward, Midfielder

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George Best is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
George Best Midfielder

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Eric Cantona is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Eric Cantona Forward, Midfielder

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Bobby Charlton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Bobby Charlton Forward, Midfielder

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Ryan Giggs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Ryan Giggs Forward, Midfielder

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Peter Schmeichel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Peter Schmeichel Goalkeeper

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Paul Scholes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Paul Scholes Midfielder

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Roy Keane is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Roy Keane Midfielder

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Wayne Rooney is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Wayne Rooney Forward

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Edwin van der Sar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Edwin van der Sar Goalkeeper

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David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
David Beckham Midfielder

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Ruud van Nistelrooy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked

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Denis Law is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Denis Law Forward

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Nemanja Vidić is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Nemanja Vidić Defender

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Rio Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Rio Ferdinand Defender

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Ole Gunnar Solskjær is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Ole Gunnar Solskjær Forward, Midfielder

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Gary Neville is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Gary Neville Defender

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David de Gea is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
David de Gea Goalkeeper

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Bryan Robson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Bryan Robson Midfielder

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Andy Cole is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Andy Cole

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Duncan Edwards is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Duncan Edwards Wing half, Midfielder

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Denis Irwin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Denis Irwin Defender

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Jaap Stam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Jaap Stam Defender

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Patrice Evra is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Patrice Evra Defender, Midfielder

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Zlatan Ibrahimović is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked

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Robin van Persie is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked

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Mark Hughes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Mark Hughes Forward

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Dwight Yorke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Dwight Yorke Forward, Midfielder

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Teddy Sheringham is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked

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Michael Carrick is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Michael Carrick Midfielder

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Paul McGrath is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Paul McGrath Defender

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Juan Mata is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Juan Mata Forward, Midfielder

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Antonio Valencia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Antonio Valencia Forward, Midfielder

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Paul Pogba is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Paul Pogba Midfielder

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Nobby Stiles is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Nobby Stiles Midfielder

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Park Ji-Sung is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Park Ji-Sung Midfielder

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Michael Owen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Michael Owen Forward

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Gary Pallister is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Gary Pallister Defender

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Paul Ince is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Paul Ince Midfielder

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Steve Bruce is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Steve Bruce Defender

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Dimitar Berbatov is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked

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Marcus Rashford is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Marcus Rashford

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Phil Neville is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Phil Neville Defender, Midfielder

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Anthony Martial is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked

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Ander Herrera is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Ander Herrera Midfielder

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Roger Byrne is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Roger Byrne Defender

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Billy Meredith is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Billy Meredith Outside forward

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Norman Whiteside is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Norman Whiteside Forward, Midfielder

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Javier Hernández Balcázar is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked

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Henrik Larsson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Henrik Larsson Forward