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Famous Soccer Players from Argentina

Updated June 14, 2019 58.1k views1.0k items

Check out this extensive list of the best soccer players from Argentina. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Argentina, along with photos when available. This list of best Argentinian soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Argentinian soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

Examples include Walter García and Roberto Sosa.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Argentinian footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Argentinian soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Argentina in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Argentinian soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.

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    Abel Balbo

    Forward

    BirthplaceEmpalme Villa Constitución, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Abel Eduardo Balbo (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈβel eˈðwaɾðo ˈβalβo]; born 1 June 1966) is an Argentine former professional footballer and manager who played as a striker for various clubs in Argentina...  more

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    Abel Ernesto Herrera

    Defender

    BirthplaceAvellaneda, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Abel Ernesto Herrera (born May 9, 1955) is a former Argentine football left back. He holds the record for the most league appearances for Estudiantes de La Plata in the professional era with...  more
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    Abel Masuero

    Defender

    BirthplaceSanta Fe Province, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Abel Masuero (born 6 April 1988), is a football defender who plays for Brown Adrogue of the Primera B Metropolitana. Masuero began his professional playing career in 2007 with Gimnasia y Esgrima de...  more
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    BirthplaceAvellaneda, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Adolfo Alfredo Pedernera (15 November 1918 – 12 May 1995), born in Avellaneda, Argentina, was a football player and coach. Nicknamed "El Maestro" ("The Teacher" or "The Master"), He was widely...  more
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    Adrian Caceres

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Claudio Adrián Cáceres (born 10 January 1982 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine-born Australian former footballer who last played for Balcatta FC....  more
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    Adrián Domenech

    Defender

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Adrián Domenech (born 25 March 1959) is a retired Argentine football defender and former coach of Argentinos Juniors....  more
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    Agustín Lastagaray

    Agustín María Lastagaray Toledano (born October 8, 1981) is an Argentine footballer who currently plays for El Linqueño in Torneo Argentino B. He started his professional career with Quilmes Atlético...  more
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    BirthplaceArgentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Alberto Federico 'Beto' Acosta (born 23 August 1966) is an Argentine retired footballer who played as a striker. In a professional career which spanned 18 years (nearly 700 official games and more...  more
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    Alberto César Tarantini (born 3 December 1955) is an Argentine former footballer who played as a defender. He won the 1978 FIFA World Cup with the Argentina national football team. He played as a...  more
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    Aldo Duscher

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceEsquel, Argentina

    NationalityAustria, Argentina

    Álvaro 'Aldo' Pedro Duscher (born 22 March 1979) is an Argentine retired footballer who played as a defensive midfielder. Renowned for his physical presence on the pitch, he also held an Austrian...  more
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    Aldo Poy

    Forward

    BirthplaceRosario, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Aldo Pedro Poy (Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina, 14 September 1945) is a retired football player and current politician. He spent his entire career at Rosario Central, playing as forward. Poy debuted on...  more
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    Alejandro Alonso

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Alejandro César Alonso (born 3 March 1982) is an Argentine former footballer who played as a midfielder. He was last playing for Saint-Étienne. He previously played for Bordeaux and Monaco. He...  more
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    Alejandro Carrusca

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    Alejandro Domínguez

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceLanús, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Alejandro Damián Domínguez (born 10 June 1981), also known as Chori, is an Argentinian former footballer who played as an attacking midfielder or a second striker....  more
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    Alejandro Delorte

    Forward

    BirthplaceArgentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Alejandro Delorte (born 2 June 1978 in Cabildo) is an Argentine football striker. He currently plays for Deportivo Maipú. Delorte started his professional career with Olimpo de Bahía Blanca in 2000....  more
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    Alejandro de la Cruz Bentos

    Forward

    BirthplaceCorrientes, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Alejandro de la Cruz Bentos (born May 3, 1978) is a retired Argentinian footballer. |caps10 = 3...  more
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    Alejandro Lanari

    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Alejandro Fabio Lanari (born 2 May 1960 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a retired Argentine football goalkeeper. He played for several clubs in Argentina and UANL Tigres in Mexico. Lanari started his...  more
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    Alejandro Mancuso

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceCiudadela, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Alejandro Víctor Mancuso (born 4 September 1968 in Ciudadela) is a former Argentine footballer who played as a midfielder. During his club career in Argentina he played for Ferro Carril Oeste, Club...  more
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    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Alejandro Javier Sabella (locally [saˈβela]; born 5 November 1954) is an Argentine football manager and former player. Born in Buenos Aires, he began his playing career with River Plate in his home...  more
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    BirthplaceLa Plata, Argentina

    NationalityItaly, Argentina

    Alejandro Scopelli Casanova (Spanish pronunciation: [aleˈxandɾo eskoˈpeli], Italian: [skoˈpɛlli]; 12 May 1908 – 23 October 1987) was an Italian Argentine football player and coach. A striker, he...  more
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    Alexis Weisheim

    Forward

    BirthplacePiedras Blancas, Spain

    NationalityArgentina

    Alexis Weisheim (born 15 January 1981 in Entre Ríos Province) is an Argentine footballer who is playing for Club Sanjustino de San Justo....  more
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    Alfio Basile

    Defender

    BirthplaceBahía Blanca, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Alfio Basile (born 1 November 1943 in Bahía Blanca), nicknamed Coco, is an Argentine football coach and former player. He played for Racing Club de Avellaneda and Huracán before becoming a manager....  more
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    BirthplaceBarracas, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityColombia, Argentina, Spain

    Alfredo Stéfano Di Stéfano Laulhé (Spanish pronunciation: [alˈfɾeðo ði esˈtefano]; 4 July 1926 – 7 July 2014) was an Argentine-Spanish professional footballer and coach. He is regarded as one of the...  more
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    Alfredo Moreno

    Forward

    BirthplaceSantiago del Estero, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina, Mexico

    Alfredo David Moreno (born January 12, 1980) is an Argentine-born Mexican footballer, who currently plays as a forward for Celaya F.C. of the Ascenso MX. Moreno began his career with Boca Juniors,...  more
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    Alfredo Rojas

    Forward

    BirthplaceLanús, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Alfredo Rojas may refer to: Alfredo Rojas (Argentine footballer) (born 1937) Alfredo Rojas (Chilean footballer) (born 1985) Alfredo Rojas (Peruvian footballer) (born 1991)...  more