The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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Here are the best soccer players from India of all time. This list includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from India, along with photos when available. This list of best Indian soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. Featuring soccer players from Indian football clubs like Mohun Bagan A.C., East Bengal F.C., and Dempo S.C., the list has all the greatest footballers from India.

If you're searching for a particular famous Indian soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for. Bhaichung Bhutia, I. M. Vijayan, and Sunil Chhetri are among the legendary Indian football players included in this list. This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Indian footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Indian soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of India in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Indian soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.

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    Subrata Pal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


    Subrata Pal Goalkeeper

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    Jeje Lalpekhlua is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


    Jeje Lalpekhlua Forward

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    Renedy Singh is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


    Renedy Singh Midfielder

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    Gouramangi Singh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


    Gouramangi Singh Defender

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    Sailen Manna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


    Sailen Manna Defender

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    Peter Thangaraj is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


    Peter Thangaraj Goalkeeper

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    Gostha Pal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


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    Krishanu Dey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


    Krishanu Dey Midfielder

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    Sandesh Jhingan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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    C. V. Pappachan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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    Deepak Mondal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


    Deepak Mondal Defender

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    Arnab Mondal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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    Israel Gurung is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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    Satyajit Chatterjee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


    Satyajit Chatterjee Midfielder

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    Pappachen Pradeep is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


    Pappachen Pradeep Midfielder

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    Shanmugam Venkatesh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


    Shanmugam Venkatesh Midfielder

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    Jibon Singh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


    Jibon Singh Defender, Midfielder

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    Lalkamal Bhowmick is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


    Lalkamal Bhowmick Midfielder

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    Sahu Mewalal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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    Irungbam Surkumar Singh is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


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    Sandip Nandy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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    Subhash Bhowmick is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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    Sangram Mukherjee is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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    Sangram Mukherjee Goalkeeper

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    U.sharafali is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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    Raju Gaikwad is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


    Raju Gaikwad Defender

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    Climax Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


    Climax Lawrence Midfielder

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    V. P. Sathyan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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    Dipendu Biswas is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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    Dipendu Biswas

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    Robin Singh is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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    Holicharan Narzary is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


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    Bikramjit Singh is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


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    Tushar Rakshit is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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    Tushar Rakshit

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    Shouvik Ghosh is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


    Shouvik Ghosh Defender

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    Jo Paul Ancheri is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


    Jo Paul Ancheri Forward, Midfielder

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    Mehtab Hossain is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


    Mehtab Hossain Midfielder

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    Abhishek Das is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


    Abhishek Das Defender

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    Shyam Thapa is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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    Shyam Thapa

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    Khelemba Singh is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time


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