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List Rules Vote for who you think is the best Indian soccer player.

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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Sunil Chhetri is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Sunil Chhetri Forward

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2
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Baichung Bhutia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Baichung Bhutia Forward

3
+ - 501 138
I. M. Vijayan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
I. M. Vijayan Forward

4
+ - 290 89
Subrata Pal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Subrata Pal Goalkeeper

5
+ - 217 79
Jeje Lalpekhlua is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Jeje Lalpekhlua Forward

6
+ - 138 58
Renedy Singh is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Renedy Singh Midfielder

7
+ - 106 52
Gostha Pal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Gostha Pal

8
+ - 103 53
Sailen Manna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Sailen Manna Defender

9
+ - 134 70
Gouramangi Singh is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Gouramangi Singh Defender

10
+ - 112 61
Peter Thangaraj is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Peter Thangaraj Goalkeeper

11
+ - 89 47
Pradip Kumar Banerjee is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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+ - 37 7
Sandesh Jhingan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Sandesh Jhingan Defender

13
+ - 58 28
Krishanu Dey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Krishanu Dey Midfielder

14
+ - 37 12
C. V. Pappachan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

15
+ - 55 25
Neville D'Souza is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Neville D'Souza Forward

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+ - 34 7
Arnab Mondal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Arnab Mondal Defender

17
+ - 13 1
V. P. Sathyan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

18
+ - 47 23
Satyajit Chatterjee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Satyajit Chatterjee Midfielder

19
+ - 61 35
Deepak Mondal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Deepak Mondal Defender

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+ - 33 13
Israel Gurung is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Israel Gurung

21
+ - 83 55
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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+ - 31 9
Syed Nabi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Syed Nabi Defender, Midfielder

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+ - 34 16
Lalkamal Bhowmick is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Lalkamal Bhowmick Midfielder

24
+ - 56 31
Irungbam Surkumar Singh is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

25
+ - 49 26
Shanmugam Venkatesh is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Shanmugam Venkatesh Midfielder

26
+ - 111 78
Jibon Singh is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Jibon Singh Defender, Midfielder

27
+ - 24 7
Balwant Singh is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Balwant Singh Forward

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+ - 21 5
Dipendu Biswas is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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+ - 22 6
Subhash Bhowmick is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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+ - 38 24
Raju Gaikwad is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Raju Gaikwad Defender

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+ - 24 8
Sandip Nandy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Sandip Nandy Goalkeeper

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+ - 6 0
Shyam Thapa is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Shyam Thapa

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+ - 20 8
Sahu Mewalal is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Sahu Mewalal Forward

34
+ - 19 5
Sangram Mukherjee is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Sangram Mukherjee Goalkeeper

35
+ - 68 55
Climax Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Climax Lawrence Midfielder

36
+ - 38 24
Holicharan Narzary is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

37
+ - 17 10
U.sharafali is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
U.sharafali

38
+ - 27 18
Robin Singh is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Robin Singh Forward

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+ - 29 22
Alvito D'Cunha is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Alvito D'Cunha Midfielder

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+ - 14 4
Lenny Rodrigues is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Lenny Rodrigues Midfielder

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+ - 14 5
Tushar Rakshit is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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+ - 4 0
Chuni Goswami is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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+ - 37 28
Abhishek Das is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Abhishek Das Defender

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+ - 49 40
Abdul Ghafoor is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Abdul Ghafoor Midfielder

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+ - 28 20
Shouvik Ghosh is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Shouvik Ghosh Defender

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+ - 4 1
Jo Paul Ancheri is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Jo Paul Ancheri Forward, Midfielder

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+ - 41 33
Bikramjit Singh is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Bikramjit Singh Midfielder

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+ - 45 39
Anthony Barbosa is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Anthony Barbosa Midfielder

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+ - 3 2
Mehtab Hossain is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Mehtab Hossain Midfielder

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+ - 38 33
Khelemba Singh is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Khelemba Singh Defender