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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
636 223
George Best is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
George Best Midfielder

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2
553 158
Paul Scholes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Paul Scholes Midfielder

3
618 192
Ryan Giggs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Ryan Giggs Forward, Midfielder

4
849 312
Cristiano Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Cristiano Ronaldo Forward, Midfielder

5
478 149
Bobby Charlton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Bobby Charlton Forward, Midfielder

6
453 150
Peter Schmeichel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Peter Schmeichel Goalkeeper

7
534 197
Eric Cantona is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Eric Cantona Forward, Midfielder

8
593 195
Wayne Rooney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Wayne Rooney Forward

9
398 161
Roy Keane is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Roy Keane Midfielder

10
311 107
Edwin van der Sar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Edwin van der Sar Goalkeeper

11
515 131
David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
David Beckham Midfielder

12
342 113
Ruud van Nistelrooy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked

13
276 134
Denis Law is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Denis Law Forward

14
307 106
Rio Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Rio Ferdinand Defender

15
293 121
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
234 67
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
219 118
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
218 102
Gary Neville is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Gary Neville Defender

19
234 130
Bryan Robson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Bryan Robson Midfielder

20
184 101
Duncan Edwards is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Duncan Edwards Wing half, Midfielder

21
172 111
Andy Cole is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Andy Cole

22
162 97
Denis Irwin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Denis Irwin Defender

23
186 93
Patrice Evra is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Patrice Evra Defender, Midfielder

24
129 89
Mark Hughes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Mark Hughes Forward

25
134 92
Dwight Yorke is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Dwight Yorke Forward, Midfielder

26
239 111
Robin van Persie is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked

27
187 102
Jaap Stam is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Jaap Stam Defender

28
200 83
Zlatan Ibrahimović is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
badoo added Zlatan Ibrahimović Forward

29
122 54
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
126 84
Teddy Sheringham is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked

31
88 51
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
82 54
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
98 67
Paul Pogba is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Andrik Nery added Paul Pogba Midfielder

34
74 76
Paul McGrath is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Paul McGrath Defender

35
91 81
Steve Bruce is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Steve Bruce Defender

36
89 79
Nobby Stiles is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Nobby Stiles Midfielder

37
74 82
Gary Pallister is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Gary Pallister Defender

38
64 36
Marcus Rashford is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
badoo added Marcus Rashford

39
85 80
Roger Byrne is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Roger Byrne Defender

40
50 35
Dimitar Berbatov is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
KaloyanAntonov added Dimitar Berbatov Forward

41
87 65
Juan Mata is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
anonymous999 added Juan Mata Forward, Midfielder

42
74 81
Paul Ince is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Paul Ince Midfielder

43
67 53
Javier Hernández Balcázar is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
anonymous999 added Javier Hernández Balcázar Forward

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44
54 54
Phil Neville is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
anonymous999 added Phil Neville Defender, Midfielder

45
66 62
Norman Whiteside is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Norman Whiteside Forward, Midfielder

46
62 60
Dennis Viollet is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Dennis Viollet Forward, Inside forward

47
45 54
Billy Meredith is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Billy Meredith Outside forward

48
47 36
Nicky Butt is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Nicky Butt Midfielder

49
80 62
Anthony Martial is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
anonymous999 added Anthony Martial

50
63 59
Brian McClair is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Best Manchester United Players of All Time, Ranked
Brian McClair Forward, Midfielder