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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.
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1
465 145
Bobby Charlton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Bobby Charlton Forward, Midfielder

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2
825 305
Cristiano Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Cristiano Ronaldo Forward, Midfielder

3
621 218
George Best is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
George Best Midfielder

4
606 187
Ryan Giggs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Ryan Giggs Forward, Midfielder

5
539 155
Paul Scholes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Paul Scholes Midfielder

6
519 193
Eric Cantona is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Eric Cantona Forward, Midfielder

7
439 147
Peter Schmeichel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Peter Schmeichel Goalkeeper

8
578 191
Wayne Rooney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Wayne Rooney Forward

9
390 157
Roy Keane is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Roy Keane Midfielder

10
502 129
David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
David Beckham Midfielder

11
333 110
Ruud van Nistelrooy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked

12
302 102
Edwin van der Sar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Edwin van der Sar Goalkeeper

13
271 130
Denis Law is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Denis Law Forward

14
299 104
Rio Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Rio Ferdinand Defender

15
282 119
Nemanja Vidić is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Nemanja Vidić Defender

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16
221 66
David de Gea is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
anonymous999 added David de Gea Goalkeeper

17
215 113
Ole Gunnar Solskjær is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Ole Gunnar Solskjær Forward, Midfielder

18
213 99
Gary Neville is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Gary Neville Defender

19
229 125
Bryan Robson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Bryan Robson Midfielder

20
179 97
Duncan Edwards is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Duncan Edwards Wing half, Midfielder

21
167 106
Andy Cole is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Andy Cole

22
154 95
Denis Irwin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Denis Irwin Defender

23
233 107
Robin van Persie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked

24
183 98
Jaap Stam is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Jaap Stam Defender

25
178 92
Patrice Evra is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Patrice Evra Defender, Midfielder

26
195 77
Zlatan Ibrahimović is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
badoo added Zlatan Ibrahimović Forward

27
131 89
Dwight Yorke is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Dwight Yorke Forward, Midfielder

28
125 86
Mark Hughes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Mark Hughes Forward

29
116 53
Michael Carrick is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
anonymous999 added Michael Carrick Midfielder

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30
122 81
Teddy Sheringham is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked

31
78 48
Antonio Valencia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
anonymous999 added Antonio Valencia Forward, Midfielder

32
76 50
Park Ji-Sung is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Andrik Nery added Park Ji-Sung Midfielder

33
71 73
Paul McGrath is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Paul McGrath Defender

34
93 63
Paul Pogba is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Andrik Nery added Paul Pogba Midfielder

35
86 76
Nobby Stiles is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Nobby Stiles Midfielder

36
86 78
Steve Bruce is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Steve Bruce Defender

37
83 77
Roger Byrne is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Roger Byrne Defender

38
85 62
Juan Mata is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
anonymous999 added Juan Mata Forward, Midfielder

39
70 80
Gary Pallister is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Gary Pallister Defender

40
46 33
Dimitar Berbatov is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
KaloyanAntonov added Dimitar Berbatov Forward

41
59 34
Marcus Rashford is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
badoo added Marcus Rashford

42
51 50
Phil Neville is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
anonymous999 added Phil Neville Defender, Midfielder

43
71 79
Paul Ince is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Paul Ince Midfielder

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44
64 60
Norman Whiteside is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Norman Whiteside Forward, Midfielder

45
63 51
Javier Hernández Balcázar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
anonymous999 added Javier Hernández Balcázar Forward

46
44 51
Billy Meredith is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Billy Meredith Outside forward

47
60 58
Dennis Viollet is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Dennis Viollet Forward, Inside forward

48
44 34
Nicky Butt is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Nicky Butt Midfielder

49
62 63
Bill Foulkes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Bill Foulkes Defender

50
106 116
Michael Owen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Michael Owen Forward