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Which of the best Polish soccer players of all time would you pick for your fantasy Poland national team draft? You would have to include legends such as Robert Lewandowski and Zbigniew Boniek, right? They played in different eras but remain highly regarded as being among the best footballers from Poland of all time. And while the Polish national team has yet to win a UEFA European Championship, they did get the gold in the 1972 Olympic Games. So who is the best Polish Soccer player? See what fans think in this ranking of the top footballers from Poland.

To qualify for this list, the player must be born in Poland or have played on the Poland national team. To help you put faces to the names, photos have been included when available. You can also click on players’ names to get additional details such as positions played and a short biography. If you’re looking for your favorite Polish soccer player to see where they rank according to fans, use the search function at the top of the list.

Some of these players aren’t just the best from Poland, but also rank among the best soccer players ever, so you’ll see both retired players and new players on this list. One new player to watch out for in the coming years is Kacper Łazaj, who made his debut at the age of 17. So while he isn’t a veteran like Sebastian Małkowski, he has tons of potential.

So if you’ve ever wondered who are the best Polish footballers currently playing or who is the greatest Polish soccer player of all time, this list has you covered. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Polish soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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933 110
Robert Lewandowski is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

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2
496 127
Zbigniew Boniek is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Zbigniew Boniek Forward, Midfielder

3
303 113
Kazimierz Deyna is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Kazimierz Deyna Forward, Midfielder

4
414 126
Jakub Błaszczykowski is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

5
320 107
Łukasz Piszczek is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Łukasz Piszczek Defender, Forward, Midfielder

6
179 56
Włodzimierz Lubański is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

7
261 88
Grzegorz Lato is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Grzegorz Lato Forward

8
245 86
Jerzy Dudek is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Jerzy Dudek Goalkeeper

9
105 24
Andrzej Szarmach is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
JacanoPalin added Andrzej Szarmach Forward

10
179 54
Grzegorz Krychowiak is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Grzegorz Krychowiak Midfielder

11
143 38
Kamil Glik is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Kamil Glik Defender

12
147 54
Arkadiusz Milik is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
mikejjakubowski added Arkadiusz Milik Forward

13
136 42
Włodzimierz Smolarek is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Włodzimierz Smolarek Forward

14
98 42
Ernst Wilimowski is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

15
155 68
Artur Boruc is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Artur Boruc Goalkeeper

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16
117 45
Jan Tomaszewski is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Jan Tomaszewski Goalkeeper

17
195 72
Wojciech Szczęsny is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
JacanoPalin added Wojciech Szczęsny Goalkeeper

18
79 30
Gerard Cieślik is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

19
145 56
Łukasz Fabiański is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Łukasz Fabiański Goalkeeper

20
70 26
Ernest Pohl is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

21
74 24
Krzysztof Warzycha is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

22
95 33
Jerzy Gorgoń is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Jerzy Gorgoń Defender

23
167 98
Lukas Podolski is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Lukas Podolski Forward, Midfielder

24
53 18
Henryk Kasperczak is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Henryk Kasperczak Midfielder

25
82 40
Euzebiusz Smolarek is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Euzebiusz Smolarek Forward, Midfielder

26
60 19
Kamil Grosicki is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Kamil Grosicki Forward, Midfielder

27
61 33
Maciej Żurawski is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Maciej Żurawski Forward

28
56 29
Jacek Krzynówek is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Jacek Krzynówek Midfielder

29
62 34
Tomasz Frankowski is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Tomasz Frankowski Forward

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30
55 28
Marek Citko is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Marek Citko Midfielder

31
75 33
Kazimierz Górski is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Kazimierz Górski

32
73 38
Emmanuel Olisadebe is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked

33
127 78
Ludovic Obraniak is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Ludovic Obraniak Midfielder

34
26 6
Władysław Żmuda is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
pg2008 added Władysław Żmuda Defender

35
64 45
Sebastian Mila is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Sebastian Mila Midfielder

36
18 3
Robert Gadocha is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Robert Gadocha Forward, Midfielder

37
25 5
Józef Młynarczyk is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
pg2008 added Józef Młynarczyk Goalkeeper

38
34 15
Roman Kosecki is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Roman Kosecki Forward

39
54 32
Przemysław Tytoń is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Przemysław Tytoń Goalkeeper

40
34 20
Maciej Rybus is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Maciej Rybus Midfielder

41
36 23
Jacek Bąk is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Jacek Bąk Defender

42
22 7
Andrzej Buncol is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
pg2008 added Andrzej Buncol

43
26 17
Tomasz Wałdoch is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Tomasz Wałdoch Defender

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44
32 18
Paweł Brożek is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Paweł Brożek Forward

45
35 27
Ireneusz Jeleń is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Ireneusz Jeleń Forward, Midfielder

46
30 27
Artur Wichniarek is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Artur Wichniarek Forward

47
28 16
Mirosław Szymkowiak is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Mirosław Szymkowiak Playmaker, Midfielder

48
31 24
Marcin Żewłakow is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Marcin Żewłakow Forward

49
16 5
Lucjan Brychczy is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
pg2008 added Lucjan Brychczy Forward

50
24 17
Tomasz Iwan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Polish Soccer Players & Footballers Ever, Ranked
Tomasz Iwan Midfielder