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The Best Soccer Players from Australia

Updated November 25, 2019 12.4k votes 2.3k voters 132.5k views73 items

Curious as to who the best soccer players from Australia are? You're in luck. This list includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Australia, ranked by fellow fans like you. This list of best Australian 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 Australian soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

List players include Danny Gnjidić, Bobby Dragas and many additional players as well.

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

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

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  • 1
    Harry Kewell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Harry Kewell

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceSmithfield, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Harold Kewell (; born 22 September 1978) is an Australian football coach and former player who... more on Wikipedia
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    Tim Cahill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Tim Cahill

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Timothy Filiga Cahill (; born 6 December 1979) is an Australian former professional footballer... more on Wikipedia

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    Mark Viduka is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Mark Viduka

    Forward

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Mark Anthony Viduka ( vih-DOOK-ə; born 9 October 1975) is an Australian retired footballer who... more on Wikipedia
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    Mark Schwarzer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Mark Schwarzer

    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Mark Schwarzer (; born 6 October 1972) is an Australian former professional footballer who... more on Wikipedia

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    Mathew Ryan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Mathew Ryan

    Goalkeeper

    BirthplacePlumpton, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Mathew David Ryan (born 8 April 1992) is an Australian professional footballer who plays as a... more on Wikipedia
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    Craig Johnston is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Craig Johnston

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceJohannesburg, South Africa

    NationalityEngland, South Africa

    Craig Peter Johnston (born 25 June 1960) is an Australian former professional footballer. He... more on Wikipedia
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    Johnny Warren is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Johnny Warren

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    John Norman Warren, MBE, OAM (17 May 1943 – 6 November 2004) was an Australian soccer player,... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Tom Rogić is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Tom Rogić

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceGriffith, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Tomas Petar "Tom" Rogić is an Australian professional football player who plays as an... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Mark Bosnich is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    29

    Mark Bosnich

    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceFairfield, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Mark Bosnich (born 13 January 1972) is an Australian former goalkeeper and sports pundit. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Gillian Foster is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
    Gillian Foster (born 28 August 1976) is an Australian soccer who currently plays for the... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    John Aloisi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    BirthplaceAdelaide, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    John Aloisi (born 5 February 1976) is a retired Australian association football player and... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Archie Thompson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    BirthplaceOtorohanga, New Zealand

    NationalityAustralia, New Zealand

    Archibald Gerald Thompson (born 23 October 1978) is an Australian professional footballer who... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Massimo Luongo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Massimo Luongo

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Massimo Corey Luongo is an Australian international football player who plays as a midfielder... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Emma Stewart is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Emma Stewart

    Emma Stewart (born 3 January 1992) is an Australian football (soccer) player. She played for... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Ebony Weidenbach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Ebony Weidenbach

    Ebony Weidenbach (born 3 March 1991) is an Australian association footballer who played for... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Ruth Blackburn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Ruth Blackburn

    Ruth Blackburn (born 27 May 1992) is an Australian football (soccer) player who last played... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Tenneille Boaler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Tenneille Boaler

    Tenneille Boaler (born 25 November 1989) is an Australian association footballer currently... more on Wikipedia
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    Tomi Jurić is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Tomi Jurić

    Tomi Jurić is an Australian professional football player, who currently plays as a striker for... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Brett Holman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Brett Holman

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceBankstown, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Brett Trevor Holman (born 27 March 1984) is an Australian professional footballer who last... more on Wikipedia
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    Lucy Allan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Lucy Allan

    Lucy Allan or Lucy Allen may refer to: Lucy Allan (politician) (born 1964), British... more on Wikipedia
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    Harmonie Attwill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Harmonie Attwill

    Harmonie Attwill is an Australian association footballer currently playing for Newcastle... more on Wikipedia
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    Ruth Wallace is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Ruth Wallace

    Ruth Wallace (born 1 February 1993) is an Australian rules football player who plays for... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Lawrence Thomas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Lawrence Thomas

    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Lawrence Andrew Kingsley Thomas is an Australian football (soccer) goalkeeper who plays for... more on Wikipedia
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    Jarrad Ross is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Jarrad Ross

    Defender

    BirthplaceNewcastle, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Jarrad Ross is an Australian professional soccer player who plays for Charlestown City Blues... more on Wikipedia
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    Reece Vittiglia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Australia
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    Reece Vittiglia

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