Soccer Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked  

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Whenever you think of soccer, the first team that's likely to come to mind is Manchester United. The club is by far and away the most popular team in the entire world, with a whopping 10 percent of the world's population considering themselves United fans. Founded in 1878, Manchester United is one of the most decorated clubs in all of sport. They've won countless trophies over the years, both domestically and on the European front. That said, they've sported some of the strongest squads and fielded some of the best players to ever wear cleats. Whenever someone players for Manchester Untied, they become instantly popular, but the guys listed here are some of the greatest Red Devils in history. 

Who are the greatest Manchester United players of all time? Any list has to start with George Best and Sir Bobby Charlton. These are two of the most iconic players in club history, and in the case of Best, his incomparable talent dazzled the old First Division like few could. In the Premier League era, players that contributed to United's dominance include legends like David Beckham, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo. Before Sir Alex Ferguson retired, these players helped contribute to United's 13 league titles under the legendary coach's watch.

This is the list of the best Manchester United players of all time. If you notice someone is missing from this list, feel free to add them. Vote or re-rank this list according to who you think is the greatest Red Devils ever.
list ordered by

1
2,616 879
Cristiano Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Forward, Midfielder

2
1,578 654
Eric Cantona is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Forward, Midfielder

3
1,327 566
Peter Schmeichel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Goalkeeper

4
1,536 832
Ryan Giggs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Forward, Midfielder

5
1,562 919
George Best is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Midfielder

6
1,126 332
Edwin van der Sar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Goalkeeper

7
1,423 853
Wayne Rooney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Forward

8
1,115 720
Bobby Charlton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Forward, Midfielder

9
1,285 722
Paul Scholes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Midfielder

10
1,119 289
Ruud van Nistelrooy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked

11
1,086 297
Nemanja Vidić is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Defender

12
901 703
Roy Keane is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Midfielder

13
1,186 574
David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Midfielder

14
930 264
Ole Gunnar Solskjær is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Forward, Midfielder

15
566 612
Denis Law is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Forward

16
1,171 185
David de Gea is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
anonymous999 added Goalkeeper

17
716 543
Rio Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Defender

18
729 243
Patrice Evra is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Defender, Midfielder

19
675 241
Jaap Stam is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Defender

20
860 287
Robin van Persie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked

21
497 525
Gary Neville is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Defender

22
692 216
Park Ji-Sung is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Andrik Nery added Midfielder

23
376 548
Andrew Cole is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Forward

24
526 169
Dimitar Berbatov is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
KaloyanAntonov added Forward

25
428 560
Bryan Robson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Midfielder