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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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Cristiano Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Markus1 added Cristiano Ronaldo 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

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Fernando Aguiar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Fernando Aguiar 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

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

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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.

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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

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Dwayne De Rosario is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Dwayne De Rosario 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

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Owen Hargreaves is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Owen Hargreaves 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

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Craig Forrest is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Craig Forrest 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

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Julian de Guzman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Julian de Guzman 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

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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

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Jonathan Osorio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Jonathan Osorio 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.

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Jonathan de Guzmán is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Jonathan de Guzmán 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

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Tomasz Radzinski is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Tomasz Radzinski Forward Tomasz Radzinski is a retired Polish-Canadian association footballer who played as a striker and winger.

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Patrice Bernier is listed (or ranked) 14 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.

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Alex Bunbury is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Alex Bunbury 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

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Jason de Vos is listed (or ranked) 16 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

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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.

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Alphonso Davies is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
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Alphonso Davies is a Canadian professional soccer player who currently plays for Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Major League Soccer and Canada men's national soccer team. He is the first player born in the 2000s to play in an MLS match.

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Milan Borjan is listed (or ranked) 19 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.

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David Edgar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
David Edgar 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

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Kevin McKenna is listed (or ranked) 21 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

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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.

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Simeon Jackson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Simeon Jackson Forward Simeon Alexander Jackson is a Canadian international soccer player who plays for Coventry City. He has spent the majority of his career playing in England, relocating from Mississauga, Ontario, ...more

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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.

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Samuel Piette is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Samuel Piette Midfielder Samuel Piette (born November 12, 1994 in Repentigny, Quebec, Canada) is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays for the under-19 squad of FC Metz in France. He has also represented Canada ...more

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Marcel de Jong is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Marcel de Jong Defender, Midfielder Marcel de Jong is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays for Sporting Kansas City and the Canada national team.

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Olivier Occéan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Olivier Occéan Forward Olivier Occéan, born October 23, 1981 is a Canadian footballer who currently plays for Odd in the Norwegian Tippeligaen, on loan from Eintracht Frankfurt.

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Lars Hirschfeld is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Lars Hirschfeld Goalkeeper Lars Justin Hirschfeld is a Canadian soccer goalkeeper currently playing for Vålerenga Fotball in Norway.

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Dejan Jakovic is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Dejan Jakovic Defender Dejan Jakovic is a Canadian international soccer player who plays for Japanese club Shimizu S-Pulse and the Canadian national team, as a defender.

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Rob Friend is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Rob Friend Forward Rob Friend is a Canadian former soccer player.

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Paul Peschisolido is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
NicholasMew added Paul Peschisolido Forward Paolo Pasquale Peschisolido, commonly known as Paul Peschisolido, is a Canadian association football manager and former player, and husband of Karren Brady. Peschisolido was manager of English ...more

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Kara Lang is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Kara Lang Forward Kara Elise Lang is a Canadian soccer player and sports analyst, who represented her country in two FIFA World Cups and the Olympic Games, and played club soccer for Vancouver Whitecaps Women. ...more

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Marcus Haber is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Marcus Haber Forward Marcus Haber is a Canadian professional soccer player who plays as a striker for League One club Crewe Alexandra. Haber began his career at local side Vancouver Selects, spending four years ...more

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Kenny Stamatopoulos is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Kenny Stamatopoulos Goalkeeper Kyriakos "Kenny" Stamatopoulos is a Greek–Canadian soccer goalkeeper who currently plays for AIK.

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Michael Klukowski is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Michael Klukowski Defender Michael Klukowski is a Canadian footballer who last played for APOEL in the Cypriot First Division and the Canadian national team. Klukowski has enjoyed a rapid rise since his move to Belgium in ...more

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Domenic Mobilio is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Domenic Mobilio Forward Domenic Mobilio was a Canadian professional soccer player.

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Branko Šegota is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Branko Šegota Forward Branimir "Branko" Šegota is a former Canadian professional soccer forward, starring in the original Major Indoor Soccer League, the North American Soccer League, the Continental Indoor ...more

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Josh Simpson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Josh Simpson Midfielder Joshua Christopher 'Josh' Simpson is a Canadian soccer player who is currently under contract with BSC Young Boys in the Swiss Axpo Super League. He has not played since May 2012 due to a knee ...more

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John Catliff is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
John Catliff Forward John Catliff is a former Canadian professional soccer player. He has the second most goals scored for the Canadian national team with 18 goals between 1984 and 1994. In 2012 as part of the ...more

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Ashtone Morgan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Ashtone Morgan Defender Ashtone Wayne Henry Morgan is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays for Toronto FC II, on loan from Toronto FC. Morgan was the first graduate of TFC Academy to play for the Canadian ...more

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Terry Dunfield is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Terry Dunfield Midfielder Terence "Terry" Dunfield is a Canadian soccer player. He currently plays for Ross County in the Scottish Premiership.

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Lucas Cavallini is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Lucas Cavallini Forward Lucas Cavallini is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays for Centro Atlético Fénix, on loan from Nacional, in the Uruguayan Primera División.

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Kaylyn Kyle is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Kaylyn Kyle Midfielder Kaylyn McKenzie Kyle is a Canadian soccer player who plays as a midfielder for the Portland Thorns FC in the National Women's Soccer League. She is also a member of Canada women's national ...more

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Kyle Bekker is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Kyle Bekker Midfielder Kyle Bekker is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays for FC Dallas in Major League Soccer.

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Issey Nakajima-Farran is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Issey Nakajima-Farran Forward, Midfielder Issey Morgan Nakajima-Farran is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays for Malaysia Super League club Terengganu and the Canadian national team.

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André Hainault is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
André Hainault Defender André Hainault is a Canadian international soccer player who plays as a defender for VfR Aalen in the 2. Bundesliga.

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Anthony Jackson-Hamel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
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Igor Vrablic is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Igor Vrablic Igor Vrablic is a Canadian former soccer player who played at both professional and international levels, as a striker.

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Alain Rochat is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Alain Rochat Defender, Midfielder Alain Rochat is a Swiss footballer who plays for BSC Young Boys.

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Kevin Harmse is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Kevin Harmse Defender, Midfielder Kevin Mitchell Harmse is a South African-born Canadian soccer player.