Soccer Famous Soccer Players from Belgium

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List of the best soccer players from Belgium. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Belgium, along with photos when available. This list of best Belgian 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 Belgian soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

Miguel Dachelet and Romelu Lukaku are included on this list along with many more.

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

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

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Defender Aimé Anthuenis is a former Belgian footballer and ex-coach of the Belgium national football team.

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Alain Maca Defender Alain F. Maca is a retired Belgian-American soccer defender who is the President of the JFK International Air Terminal. Maca was the first person drafted by the North American Soccer League and ...more

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Albert De Cleyn Albert De Cleyn, nicknamed Bert, was a Belgian football player who became the first top scorer of the Belgian First Division with 40 goals in 1946 while playing for Mechelen. He played 12 times ...more

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Alexandre Czerniatynski Forward Alexandre "Alex" Czerniatynski is a Belgian former football striker, who is now the coach of Sportkring Sint-Niklaas.

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Alexandre Di Gregorio Alexandre di Gregorio is a Belgian football striker who currently plays for Royal Antwerp FC, for the 2010-2011 season. He also played for RKC Waalwijk.

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Alfons Van Brandt Alfons Van Brandt, nicknamed Fons, was a Belgian football player who won the Belgian Golden Shoe in 1955 while at Lierse. Van Brandt was born in Kessel. He played 38 times for the national team ...more

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Alphonse Six Forward Alphonse Six was a Belgian football player. Six was born in Bruges and is mainly remembered for his goal-scoring capacities. In his period with Cercle Brugge he scored 93 times in only 89 ...more

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Anthony Portier Defender Anthony Portier is a Belgian professional football player. His best position is central in defence. Portier started playing football at GS Middelkerke, where he was discovered by a neighbouring ...more

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Defender, Midfielder Anthony Henri Vanden Borre is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as defender for Anderlecht. He has been capped more than 25 times for the Belgium national team and is capable of ...more

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Defender Armand Benneker is a Dutch former footballer who retired in 2004. He played as a defender and is currently a coach with Austrian club FC Dornbirn 1913.

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Armand Jurion Midfielder Armand Joseph Jurion, nicknamed Jef, was a Belgian football player who played with the Belgium national team from 1955 to 1967. Jurion spent most of his club career at R.S.C. Anderlecht where he ...more

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Arnold Badjou Goalkeeper Arnold Badjou was a Belgian football goalkeeper. He played his entire career at Daring. He was in the Belgium national football team squads in 1930, 1934 and 1938 FIFA World Cups and played 3 ...more

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Midfielder Axel Laurent Angel Lambert Witsel is a Belgian professional footballer who plays for FC Zenit Saint Petersburg in the Russian Premier League and the Belgium national team. His natural position ...more

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Cyprien Baguette Goalkeeper Cyprien Baguette is a Belgian football goalkeeper who currently plays for FC Brussels on loan from Charleroi.

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Bart Deelkens Goalkeeper Bart Deelkens is a Belgian football goalkeeper who currently plays for Westerlo.

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Bart Goor Midfielder Bart Goor is a Belgian former football left winger.

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Forward, Midfielder Benjamin De Ceulaer is a Belgian footballer who currently plays for Racing Genk.

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Forward Bernard Voorhoof was a Belgian footballer, the Belgium national team top scorer since 1940 with 30 goals in 61 matches. He was joined by Paul Van Himst in 1974 who needed 81 matches to score the ...more

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Bernd Thijs Midfielder Bernd Thijs is a retired Belgian football midfielder who last played for Belgian club Gent. His former clubs include Borussia Mönchengladbach, Standard Liège, Racing Genk and ...more

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Bertrand Crasson Defender Bertrand Crasson is a former Belgian footballer, in the position of right/center back. He started his career at Anderlecht, moving abroad to Serie A's Napoli in 1996-98, before rejoining his ...more

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Birger Maertens Defender Birger Maertens is a Belgian footballer who currently plays for Westerlo. He plays at centre back has two caps for the Belgian national team.

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Forward Bob Peeters is a Belgian football manager and former player, who last managed Charlton Athletic.

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Goalkeeper Bram Castro is a Belgian footballer who plays for Dutch Eredivisie club Heracles Almelo as a goalkeeper.

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Bram Vandenbussche Bram Vandenbussche is a Belgian professional footballer who is currently attached to SV Roeselare. He usually plays as central defender, although he is sometimes fielded as defensive midfielder ...more

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Bram Verbist Bram Verbist is a Belgian professional football goalkeeper who currently plays for Roda JC Kerkrade in the Dutch Eerste Divisie.

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Branko Strupar Forward Branko Strupar is a former Croatian-Belgian football striker. In 1999, he became a naturalised Belgian. He consequently played for the Belgium national football team with whom he played 17 ...more

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Brian Vandenbussche Goalkeeper Brian Vandenbussche is a Belgian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Gent in the Belgian Pro League. He formerly played for Sparta Rotterdam and ten seasons for Heerenveen.

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Bruno Versavel Defender, Midfielder Bruno Versavel is a former Belgian footballer who is most famous for his period at KV Mechelen. Versavel made his debut in professional football at KFC Diest before moving to KSC Lokeren. While ...more

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Carl Hoefkens Defender Carl Hoefkens is a Belgian footballer who plays as a defender for Oostende.

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Forward Cédric Roussel is a Belgian football striker currently at RUS Beloeil in Belgium.

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Charly Konstantinidis Goalkeeper Charalambos Konstantinidis is a Belgian football player of Greek descent, he currently plays for RJS Heppignies-Lambusart-Fleurus.

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Goalkeeper Christian Piot is a retired Belgian football goalkeeper who won the Belgian Golden Shoe in 1972 while at Standard Liège. He played 40 times and scored 1 goal for the national team between ...more

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Christophe Goumotsios Christophe Goumotsios is a Belgian football player. The midfielder currently plays for WS Woluwe FC in Belgium and formerly for R. Union Saint-Gilloise. He is Greek and Spannish but he lives in ...more

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Christophe Lauwers Christophe Lauwers is a Belgian footballer who, as of 2006 was playing for K.V. Oostende. He has two caps for the Belgium national football team. He played as a striker.

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Christophe Martin Goalkeeper Christophe Martin is a Belgian football goalkeeper who currently plays for R.F.C. Tournai. He started Mouscron's first four league matches of the 2006-07 season, but was back on the bench after ...more

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Daan Vaesen Defender Daan Vaesen is a Belgian footballer currently playing for KRC Mechelen in the Belgian Second Division. In July 2008 he moved from K.S.V. Roeselare to K. Sint-Truidense V.V..

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Daniel Cruz Midfielder Daniel Alberto Cruz Castro is a Belgian football midfielder with Colombian roots, having most recently for Waasland-Beveren.

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Daniel Guijo-Velasco Midfielder Daniel Guijo-Velasco is a Belgian footballer of Spanish descent, currently playing for Helmond Sport in the Dutch second division. He previously played for PSV Eindhoven, AGOVV Apeldoorn and ...more

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Defender Daniel Van Buyten is a Belgian former footballer who played as a centre back for the Belgium national football team. Nicknamed 'Big Dan', Van Buyten was known for his uncompromising style of ...more

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Daniel Veyt Forward Daniel Veyt is a Belgian former football player. He earned 12 caps for the Belgium national football team, and played in the 1986 FIFA World Cup where Belgium finished fourth. During his club ...more

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Midfielder Daniel "Danny" Edouward Boffin is a Belgian retired footballer who played as a left winger. During his professional career, which spanned nearly two decades, he played for four clubs ...more

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Goalkeeper Daniel 'Dany' Verlinden is a Belgian retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper. Often referred to as De Muur, he spent most of his career at Club Brugge, having played into his 40s.

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David Van Hoyweghen David Van Hoyweghen is a Belgian football player who currently plays for KSV Roeselare in the Jupiler League. As a young player Van Hoyweghen began playing for K.F.C. V.W. Hamme before joining ...more

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Davino Verhulst Goalkeeper Davino Verhulst is a Belgian football goalkeeper, who currently plays for K.S.C. Lokeren Oost-Vlaanderen. At the age of fifteen, he joined the first team of KSK Beveren. Clubs like Manchester ...more

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Davy De Beule Midfielder Davy De Beule is a Belgian footballer who is playing in the Belgian Fourth Division for Beerschot Wilrijk. He signed at Hamme at the age of 6 and moved to Lokeren in 1992. Six years later he ...more

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Davy De Fauw Defender Davy De fauw is a Belgian footballer currently playing for Club Brugge. He previously played for Sparta Rotterdam, S.V. Zulte Waregem and Roda JC.

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Davy Oyen Defender Davy Oyen is a Belgian football defender who, as of 2007 was playing for KVSK United.

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Davy Schollen Goalkeeper Davy Schollen is a Belgian goalkeeper who currently plays for Sint-Truiden. He has been capped once for the national team, in 2006 against Turkey.

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Davy Theunis Davy Theunis is a Belgian football player who plays for K.S.K. Beveren. He is a right midfielder.

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Denis Viane Defender Denis Viane is a Belgian former footballer. He usually played as defender, although he could also play as a midfielder. Denis began his career at VKSO Zerkegem. In 1990 he signed for Cercle ...more