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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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1
799 293
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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2
605 212
George Best is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
George Best Midfielder

3
451 142
Bobby Charlton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Bobby Charlton Forward, Midfielder

4
588 182
Ryan Giggs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Ryan Giggs Forward, Midfielder

5
523 152
Paul Scholes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Paul Scholes Midfielder

6
498 190
Eric Cantona is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Eric Cantona Forward, Midfielder

7
426 141
Peter Schmeichel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Peter Schmeichel Goalkeeper

8
561 187
Wayne Rooney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Wayne Rooney Forward

9
385 154
Roy Keane is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Roy Keane Midfielder

10
491 126
David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
David Beckham Midfielder

11
327 108
Ruud van Nistelrooy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked

12
298 99
Edwin van der Sar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Edwin van der Sar Goalkeeper

13
265 127
Denis Law is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Denis Law Forward

14
294 101
Rio Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Rio Ferdinand Defender

15
275 117
Nemanja Vidić is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Nemanja Vidić Defender

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16
209 64
David de Gea is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
anonymous999 added David de Gea Goalkeeper

17
212 96
Gary Neville is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Gary Neville Defender

18
208 111
Ole Gunnar Solskjær is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Ole Gunnar Solskjær Forward, Midfielder

19
224 124
Bryan Robson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Bryan Robson Midfielder

20
163 101
Andy Cole is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Andy Cole

21
173 96
Duncan Edwards is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Duncan Edwards Wing half, Midfielder

22
151 94
Denis Irwin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Denis Irwin Defender

23
225 103
Robin van Persie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked

24
172 89
Patrice Evra is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Patrice Evra Defender, Midfielder

25
178 97
Jaap Stam is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Jaap Stam Defender

26
183 73
Zlatan Ibrahimović is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
badoo added Zlatan Ibrahimović Forward

27
123 83
Mark Hughes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Mark Hughes Forward

28
128 87
Dwight Yorke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Dwight Yorke Forward, Midfielder

29
112 51
Michael Carrick is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
anonymous999 added Michael Carrick Midfielder

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30
118 80
Teddy Sheringham is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked

31
76 45
Antonio Valencia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
anonymous999 added Antonio Valencia Forward, Midfielder

32
73 47
Park Ji-Sung is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Andrik Nery added Park Ji-Sung Midfielder

33
70 70
Paul McGrath is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Paul McGrath Defender

34
85 75
Nobby Stiles is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Nobby Stiles Midfielder

35
86 76
Steve Bruce is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Steve Bruce Defender

36
89 62
Paul Pogba is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Andrik Nery added Paul Pogba Midfielder

37
83 60
Juan Mata is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
anonymous999 added Juan Mata Forward, Midfielder

38
80 76
Roger Byrne is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Roger Byrne Defender

39
69 79
Gary Pallister is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Gary Pallister Defender

40
50 48
Phil Neville is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
anonymous999 added Phil Neville Defender, Midfielder

41
70 79
Paul Ince is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Paul Ince Midfielder

42
43 32
Dimitar Berbatov is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
KaloyanAntonov added Dimitar Berbatov Forward

43
63 59
Norman Whiteside is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Norman Whiteside Forward, Midfielder

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44
55 33
Marcus Rashford is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
badoo added Marcus Rashford

45
61 50
Javier Hernández Balcázar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
anonymous999 added Javier Hernández Balcázar Forward

46
59 57
Dennis Viollet is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Dennis Viollet Forward, Inside forward

47
43 51
Billy Meredith is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Billy Meredith Outside forward

48
62 62
Bill Foulkes is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Bill Foulkes Defender

49
43 33
Nicky Butt is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Nicky Butt Midfielder

50
104 114
Michael Owen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Michael Owen Forward