The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

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Which of the best Polish soccer players of all time would you pick for your fantasy Poland national team draft? You would have to include legends such as Robert Lewandowski and Zbigniew Boniek, right? They played in different eras but remain highly regarded as being among the best footballers from Poland of all time. And while the Polish national team has yet to win a UEFA European Championship, they did get the gold in the 1972 Olympic Games. So who is the best Polish Soccer player? See what fans think in this ranking of the top footballers from Poland.

To qualify for this list, the player must be born in Poland or have played on the Poland national team. To help you put faces to the names, photos have been included when available. You can also click on players’ names to get additional details such as positions played and a short biography. If you’re looking for your favorite Polish soccer player to see where they rank according to fans, use the search function at the top of the list.

Some of these players aren’t just the best from Poland, but also rank among the best soccer players ever, so you’ll see both retired players and new players on this list. One new player to watch out for in the coming years is Kacper Łazaj, who made his debut at the age of 17. So while he isn’t a veteran like Sebastian Małkowski, he has tons of potential.

So if you’ve ever wondered who are the best Polish footballers currently playing or who is the greatest Polish soccer player of all time, this list has you covered. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Polish soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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    Włodzimierz Smolarek is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked


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    Ludovic Obraniak is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked


    Ludovic Obraniak Midfielder

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    Kazimierz Górski is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked


    Kazimierz Górski

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    Marek Citko is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked


    Marek Citko Midfielder

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    Jacek Krzynówek is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked


    Jacek Krzynówek Midfielder

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    Maciej Żurawski is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked


    Maciej Żurawski Forward

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    Sebastian Mila is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked


    Sebastian Mila Midfielder

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    Tomasz Frankowski is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked


    Tomasz Frankowski Forward

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    Kamil Grosicki is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked


    Kamil Grosicki Forward, Midfielder

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    Kamil Kosowski is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked


    Kamil Kosowski Midfielder

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    Jacek Bąk is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked


    Jacek Bąk Defender

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    Maciej Rybus is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked


    Maciej Rybus Midfielder

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    Ireneusz Jeleń is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked


    Ireneusz Jeleń Forward, Midfielder

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    Ludwik Gintel is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked


    Ludwik Gintel

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    Mirosław Szymkowiak is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked


    Mirosław Szymkowiak Playmaker, Midfielder

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    Marcin Żewłakow is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked


    Marcin Żewłakow Forward

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    Dariusz Dudka is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked


    Dariusz Dudka Defender, Midfielder

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    Kajetan Kryszkiewicz is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked


    Kajetan Kryszkiewicz Forward

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