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List of the best soccer players from New Zealand. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from New Zealand, along with photos when available. This list of best Kiwi soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Kiwi soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

These players, like Vaughan Coveny and Jock Aird include images when available.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Kiwi footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Kiwi soccer player of all time?"

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

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Wynton Rufer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Wynton Rufer Forward

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Winston Reid is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Winston Reid Defender

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Chris Wood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Chris Wood Forward

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Ryan Nelsen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Ryan Nelsen Defender

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Marco Rojas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Marco Rojas Midfielder

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Shane Smeltz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Shane Smeltz Forward

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Mark Paston is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Mark Paston Goalkeeper

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Ivan Vicelich is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Ivan Vicelich Defender

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Ryan Thomas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand

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Simon Elliott is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Simon Elliott Midfielder

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Glen Moss is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Glen Moss Goalkeeper

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Steve Sumner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Steve Sumner Midfielder

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Tommy Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Tommy Smith Defender

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Michael McGlinchey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Michael McGlinchey Midfielder

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Ben Sigmund is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Ben Sigmund Defender

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Kosta Barbarouses is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Kosta Barbarouses Forward, Midfielder

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Rory Fallon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Rory Fallon Forward

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Brian Turner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Brian Turner Forward, Midfielder

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Vaughan Coveny is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Vaughan Coveny Forward

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Frank van Hattum is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Frank van Hattum Goalkeeper

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Ricki Herbert is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Ricki Herbert Defender

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Richard Wilson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Richard Wilson Goalkeeper

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Heremaia Ngata is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Heremaia Ngata Midfielder

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Chris Killen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Chris Killen Forward

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Bill Harris is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand

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Michael Boxall is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Michael Boxall Defender

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Stefan Marinovic is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Stefan Marinovic Goalkeeper

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Jake Gleeson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Jake Gleeson Goalkeeper

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Leo Bertos is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Leo Bertos Midfielder

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Michael Utting is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Michael Utting Goalkeeper

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Tim Brown is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Tim Brown Midfielder

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Gerard Davis is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand

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Dean Dodds is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand

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Lee Jones is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand

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Abby Erceg is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Abby Erceg Defender

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Robert Ironside is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Robert Ironside Forward

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Mark Burton is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Mark Burton Midfielder

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Chris Zoricich is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Chris Zoricich Defender

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Duncan Cole is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand

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Ali Riley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Ali Riley Defender, Midfielder

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Grant Turner is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand

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Andrew Boyens is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Andrew Boyens Defender

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Paul Nixon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Paul Nixon Forward

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Michael McGarry is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand

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Kevin Hagan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand

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Katie Hoyle is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand

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Anna Green is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Anna Green Defender

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Dan Keat is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Dan Keat Midfielder

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Rebecca Rolls is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Rebecca Rolls Goalkeeper

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Rebekah Stott is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand
Rebekah Stott Defender