Soccer 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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Robert Lewandowski is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

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2
+ - 477 118
Zbigniew Boniek is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Zbigniew Boniek Forward, Midfielder

3
+ - 289 104
Kazimierz Deyna is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Kazimierz Deyna Forward, Midfielder

4
+ - 402 118
Jakub Błaszczykowski is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

5
+ - 309 99
Łukasz Piszczek is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Łukasz Piszczek Defender, Forward, Midfielder

6
+ - 166 51
Włodzimierz Lubański is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

7
+ - 249 83
Grzegorz Lato is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Grzegorz Lato Forward

8
+ - 230 84
Jerzy Dudek is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Jerzy Dudek Goalkeeper

9
+ - 170 49
Grzegorz Krychowiak is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Grzegorz Krychowiak Midfielder

10
+ - 99 21
Andrzej Szarmach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

11
+ - 139 48
Arkadiusz Milik is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Arkadiusz Milik Forward

12
+ - 95 38
Ernst Wilimowski is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

13
+ - 130 39
Włodzimierz Smolarek is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

14
+ - 136 36
Kamil Glik is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Kamil Glik Defender

15
+ - 113 41
Jan Tomaszewski is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Jan Tomaszewski Goalkeeper

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16
+ - 193 69
Wojciech Szczęsny is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Wojciech Szczęsny Goalkeeper

17
+ - 150 65
Artur Boruc is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Artur Boruc Goalkeeper

18
+ - 143 52
Łukasz Fabiański is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Łukasz Fabiański Goalkeeper

19
+ - 77 28
Gerard Cieślik is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

20
+ - 67 24
Ernest Pohl is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

21
+ - 71 22
Krzysztof Warzycha is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

22
+ - 94 31
Jerzy Gorgoń is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Jerzy Gorgoń Defender

23
+ - 163 95
Lukas Podolski is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Lukas Podolski Forward, Midfielder

24
+ - 52 16
Henryk Kasperczak is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Henryk Kasperczak Midfielder

25
+ - 82 38
Euzebiusz Smolarek is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Euzebiusz Smolarek Forward, Midfielder

26
+ - 58 17
Kamil Grosicki is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Kamil Grosicki Forward, Midfielder

27
+ - 55 26
Jacek Krzynówek is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Jacek Krzynówek Midfielder

28
+ - 61 31
Maciej Żurawski is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

29
+ - 55 26
Marek Citko is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Marek Citko Midfielder

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30
+ - 62 32
Tomasz Frankowski is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

31
+ - 73 30
Kazimierz Górski is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

32
+ - 70 37
Emmanuel Olisadebe is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

33
+ - 126 76
Ludovic Obraniak is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Ludovic Obraniak Midfielder

34
+ - 64 42
Sebastian Mila is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Sebastian Mila Midfielder

35
+ - 24 3
Józef Młynarczyk is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Józef Młynarczyk Goalkeeper

36
+ - 23 5
Władysław Żmuda is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

37
+ - 16 2
Robert Gadocha is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Robert Gadocha Forward, Midfielder

38
+ - 34 14
Roman Kosecki is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Roman Kosecki Forward

39
+ - 54 31
Przemysław Tytoń is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Przemysław Tytoń Goalkeeper

40
+ - 34 19
Maciej Rybus is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Maciej Rybus Midfielder

41
+ - 36 22
Jacek Bąk is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Jacek Bąk Defender

42
+ - 22 6
Andrzej Buncol is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

43
+ - 26 16
Tomasz Wałdoch is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Tomasz Wałdoch Defender

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44
+ - 32 17
Paweł Brożek is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Paweł Brożek Forward

45
+ - 35 26
Ireneusz Jeleń is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Ireneusz Jeleń Forward, Midfielder

46
+ - 30 26
Artur Wichniarek is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

47
+ - 16 4
Lucjan Brychczy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Lucjan Brychczy Forward

48
+ - 28 15
Mirosław Szymkowiak is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Mirosław Szymkowiak Playmaker, Midfielder

49
+ - 31 23
Marcin Żewłakow is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

50
+ - 24 16
Tomasz Iwan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Tomasz Iwan Midfielder