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Looking for a list of the best soccer players from Canada? You're in luck. This list includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Canada, along with photos when available. This list of the best Canadian soccer players is ordered by popularity (ranked by you), so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Canadian soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

You can rank all of these players, from Terry Dunfield to Greg Sutton, to help determine just who are or were the best Canadian soccer players. In short, you can help answer the questions, "Who are the best Canadian footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Canadian soccer player of all time?"

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

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Fernando Aguiar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Midfielder
Fernando João Lobo Aguiar is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a defensive midfielder. He was arguably Canada's second most successful player to have competed in Portugal, ...more

2
823 74
Cristiano Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Markus1 added Forward, Midfielder
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, GOIH, known as Cristiano Ronaldo, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid C.F. and the Portugal national team. He is a ...more

3
691 54
Daniel Fernandes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Goalkeeper
Daniel Márcio Fernandes is a Portuguese Canadian professional footballer who plays for Panthrakikos F.C. on loan from FC Twente as a goalkeeper.

4
683 52
Pedro Pacheco is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Pedro Pacheco Midfielder
Pedro Miguel Salgadinho Pacheco de Melo, known as Pacheco, is a Canadian professional footballer who plays for C.D. Santa Clara as a defensive midfielder.

5
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Atiba Hutchinson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Atiba Hutchinson Defender, Midfielder
Atiba Hutchinson is a Canadian professional football player who is currently playing for Beşiktaş and the Canadian national team. While playing in Denmark he won the Danish Super Liga Player of ...more

6
320 896
Dwayne De Rosario is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Forward, Midfielder
Dwayne Anthony De Rosario is a former Canadian soccer player who last played for Toronto FC in Major League Soccer. He is the all-time leading scorer for the Canadian national team, a four-time ...more

7
262 880
Owen Hargreaves is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Defender, Midfielder
Owen Lee Hargreaves is an English former footballer. Hargreaves was known as a hard-working and "solid defensive midfielder who worked tirelessly to win the ball" and provide his ...more

8
238 849
Craig Forrest is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Goalkeeper
Craig Lorne Forrest is a Canadian former professional soccer player and sports commentator. As a player he was a goalkeeper from 1985 until 2002, playing his entire career in England. He made ...more

9
189 850
Julian de Guzman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Midfielder
Julian de Guzman is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays for Ottawa Fury FC in the North American Soccer League. De Guzman was the first Canadian to play in the Spanish La Liga. While ...more

10
128 807
Paul Stalteri is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Paul Stalteri Defender, Midfielder
Paul Andrew Stalteri is a former Canadian soccer player who spent most of his professional career in Germany. He won the league and cup double with Werder Bremen in the 2003-04 season. Stalteri ...more

11
127 799
Jonathan Osorio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Midfielder
Jonathan Osorio is a Canadian soccer player who plays as a midfielder for Toronto FC in Major League Soccer and the Canadian National Team.

12
118 823
Jonathan de Guzmán is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Winger, Midfielder
Jonathan Alexander de Guzmán is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Napoli in the Serie A. De Guzmán is Canadian-born, but made himself available for the ...more

13
106 743
Alphonso Davies is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
BradyGoodwin added Alphonso Davies Left Winger

Alphonso Davies is a Canadian professional soccer player who currently plays for Bayern Munich Whitecaps FC in the Bundesliga and Canada men's national soccer team. He is the first player born in the 2000s to play in an MLS match, which he accomplished with the Vancouver Whitecaps.

14
111 794
Tomasz Radzinski is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Forward
Tomasz Radzinski is a retired Polish-Canadian association footballer who played as a striker and winger.

15
109 794
Patrice Bernier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Patrice Bernier Midfielder
Patrice Bernier is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays in Major League Soccer for Montreal Impact.

16
105 785
Alex Bunbury is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Forward
Alexander "Alex" Bunbury is a Canadian retired footballer who played as a striker. He played mainly for Marítimo in Portugal during a 13-year professional career, and ...more

17
103 814
Will Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Will Johnson Midfielder
William David "Will" Johnson is a Canadian soccer player who is team captain of the Portland Timbers in Major League Soccer and plays for the Canada national soccer team.

18
100 799
Jason de Vos is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Jason de Vos Defender
Jason Richard de Vos is a soccer commentator for the TSN and former professional football player, most recently at Ipswich Town. He played international football for Canada. In 2012 as part of ...more

19
13 5
Pelé is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
markusduck1 added Forward, Midfielder
Pele, is almost universally regarded as the greatest player in the history of football. Born Edson Arantes do Nascimento in the Minas Gerais region of Brazil, Pele emerged on to the ...more

20
77 756
Milan Borjan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Milan Borjan Goalkeeper
Milan Borjan is a Canadian soccer player who currently play for FK Radnički Niš and the Canadian national team, as a goalkeeper.

21
70 774
David Edgar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Defender, Midfielder
David Edward Edgar is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays for Huddersfield Town, on loan from Birmingham City. He can play as a centre back, right or left back or defensive midfielder. ...more

22
63 746
Russell Teibert is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Russell Teibert Defender, Midfielder
Russell Teibert is a Canadian soccer player currently playing for Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Major League Soccer and the Canadian national team.

23
62 735
Kevin McKenna is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Kevin McKenna Defender
Kevin James McKenna is a retired Canadian professional soccer player who ended his career with 1. FC Köln after the 2013-14 Second German Bundesliga season. He was a centre back who also ...more

24
61 733
Iain Hume is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Iain Hume Forward
Iain Edward Hume is a Canadian footballer who plays for Tranmere Rovers. Hume was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, but plays internationally for Canada.

25
60 720
Marcel de Jong is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Defender, Midfielder
Marcel de Jong is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays for Sporting Kansas City and the Canada national team.