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List Rules Vote up who you think are the best Swedish soccer players.

Ever wonder who are the best soccer players from Sweden of all time? Let soccer fans answer your question for you with this crowdvoted list of the best soccer players from Sweden. It covers not only current footballers, but also Swedish footballers that have since retired or have gone onto team management.

Photos have been provided when available and the list is ordered by popularity, with the highest-voted players appearing at the top. So that means players at the caliber of Zlatan Ibrahimović, Gunnar Nordahl, and Thomas Ravelli. Additional details such as birthplace and positions played can be viewed by clicking on the players. If you're searching for a particular famous Swedish soccer player you can use the search box at the top of the list to find who you're looking for.

Many of these players have played for the Swedish national team, such as Björn Nordqvist and Yksel Osmanovski. While these top Swedish footballers claim Sweden as their home nation, many were born to immigrant parents, so you may see the occasional non-Swedish name. But regardless, they are still Swedish. 

This list answers the questions of who are the best Swedish footballers currently and of all time. If you're a soccer lover, you can use this list of the best Swedish soccer players to discover some new footballers that you might really enjoy watching.
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863 308
Zlatan Ibrahimović is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time

2
620 207
Henrik Larsson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Henrik Larsson Forward

3
332 141
Gunnar Nordahl is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Gunnar Nordahl Forward

4
234 100
Nils Liedholm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Nils Liedholm Midfielder

5
267 111
Fredrik Ljungberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Fredrik Ljungberg Midfielder

6
225 102
Kurt Hamrin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Kurt Hamrin Forward

7
117 50
Gunnar Gren is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
BaruchLalaev added Gunnar Gren Forward

8
156 77
Thomas Ravelli is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Thomas Ravelli Goalkeeper

9
130 55
Tomas Brolin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Tomas Brolin Forward, Midfielder

10
131 62
Olof Mellberg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Olof Mellberg Defender

11
87 47
Bo Larsson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Bo Larsson Forward, Midfielder

12
62 20
Patrik Andersson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Patrik Andersson Defender

13
86 54
Lennart Skoglund is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Lennart Skoglund Midfielder

14
52 21
Martin Dahlin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Martin Dahlin Forward

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61 39
Erik Nilsson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time

16
68 46
Ronnie Hellström is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Ronnie Hellström Goalkeeper

17
40 23
Kennet Andersson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Kennet Andersson Forward

18
42 26
Klas Ingesson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Klas Ingesson Midfielder

19
32 17
Roland Nilsson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Roland Nilsson Defender

20
82 67
Kim Källström is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Kim Källström Midfielder

21
50 29
Stefan Schwarz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Stefan Schwarz Defender, Midfielder

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51 37
Sven Rydell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time

23
64 44
Anders Svensson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Anders Svensson Midfielder

24
67 47
Andreas Isaksson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Andreas Isaksson Goalkeeper

25
36 18
Jonas Thern is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Jonas Thern Midfielder

26
33 19
Daniel Andersson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Daniel Andersson Defender, Midfielder

27
30 17
Glenn Strömberg is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Glenn Strömberg Midfielder

28
43 21
Ralf Edström is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Ralf Edström Forward

The Top Beers from Sweden

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45 32
Glenn Hysén is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Glenn Hysén Defender

30
29 17
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Zlatan Ibrahimovic

31
45 25
Anders Limpar is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Anders Limpar Midfielder

32
32 22
Magnus Hedman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Magnus Hedman Goalkeeper

33
28 18
Marcus Allbäck is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Marcus Allbäck Forward

34
20 10
Jesper Blomqvist is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
darren-bell added Jesper Blomqvist Midfielder

35
26 18
Pontus Kåmark is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Pontus Kåmark Defender

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26 18
Marcus Berg is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Marcus Berg Forward

37
23 17
Albin Ekdal is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Albin Ekdal Midfielder

38
26 21
Ola Toivonen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
VictorWesterberg added Ola Toivonen Forward, Midfielder

39
41 28
Torbjörn Nilsson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time

40
19 19
Joachim Björklund is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Joachim Björklund Defender

41
53 41
John Guidetti is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
John Guidetti Forward

42
11 11
Orvar Bergmark is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Orvar Bergmark Defender

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29 27
Markus Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Markus Rosenberg Forward

44
18 15
Rasmus Elm is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Rasmus Elm Midfielder

45
14 11
Andreas Granqvist is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Andreas Granqvist Defender

46
30 22
Sebastian Larsson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Sebastian Larsson Midfielder

47
15 13
Jonas Olsson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
beneluxian added Jonas Olsson Defender

48
9 6
Agne Simonsson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
darren-bell added Agne Simonsson

49
39 33
Lotta Schelin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time
Lotta Schelin Forward, Midfielder

50
39 33
Kosovare Asllani is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Swedish Soccer Players of All Time