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The Best Soccer Players from the Netherlands

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Vote up football players from the Netherlands or played on the Netherlands national team.

Who are the best football players from Holland? This list includes the greatest soccer players born in the Netherlands or who played on the Dutch national football team. While the Netherlands men's national team has a long and storied history of producing top international talent, fans of the Oranje have been waiting for the Flying Dutchmen to recapture international glory since 1988. So, who are the best footballers from the Netherlands? Who is the best Dutch soccer player of all time?

Some of the best Dutch soccer players include national legends like Johan Cruijff, Ruud Gullit, Arjen Robben, Robin van Persie and Wesley Sneijder. There are also current Dutch football stars such as Georginio Wijnaldum, Memphis Depay, Virgil van Dijk, and Denzel Dumfries, who are making an impact across the globe. 

Vote up the best soccer players from the Netherlands, and help decide who is the greatest Dutch footballer of all time!

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  • Johan Cruijff
    1
    Forward, Midfielder
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Arjen Robben
    2
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Dennis Bergkamp
    3
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Marco van Basten
    4
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Ruud Gullit
    5
    Defender, Forward, Midfielder
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Wesley Sneijder
    6
    Midfielder
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Virgil van Dijk
    7
    Centre-back
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Edwin van der Sar
    8
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Robin van Persie
    9
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Frenkie de Jong
    10
    Midfielder
    • Nationality: Dutch
  • Frank Rijkaard
    11
    Defender, Midfielder
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Clarence Seedorf
    12
    • Nationality: Suriname, Netherlands
  • Ronald Koeman
    13
    Defender, Midfielder
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Patrick Kluivert
    14
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Marc Overmars
    15
    Forward, Midfielder
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Willem van Hanegem
    16
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Johan Neeskens
    17
    Midfielder
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Johnny Rep
    18
    Forward, Midfielder
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Ruud Krol
    19
    Defender
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Giovanni van Bronckhorst
    20
    Defender, Midfielder
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Dirk Kuyt
    21
    Forward, Midfielder
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Klaas-Jan Huntelaar
    22
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Matthijs de Ligt
    23
    Centre back
    • Nationality: Dutch
  • Hans van Breukelen
    24
    • Nationality: Netherlands
  • Frank de Boer
    25
    • Nationality: Netherlands