List of famous footballers, with photos, bios, and other information. (380 Items) Who are the top footballers in the world? This includes the most prominent footballers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable footballers is in alphabetical order, and you can sort the info by column. Examples include Alan Dzagoev and Gordon Banks. From reputable, prominent, and well known footballers to the lesser known footballers of today, these are the top ten best professionals in this field. If you want to answer the question, "Who are the most famous footballers ever?" start your search here. You can use this list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis.