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The Best Soccer Players from Canada 

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Updated June 14, 2019 63.6k votes 2.6k voters 96k views 105 items

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 from Chaves Municipality, Portugal, Portugal

Nationality: Canada, Portugal

Fernando João Lobo Aguiar (born 18 March 1972) is a Canadian retired footballer who played as a defensive midfielder. He was arguably Canada's second most successful player to have ...more
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Daniel Fernandes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Goalkeeper from Edmonton, Canada

Nationality: Canada, Portugal

Daniel Márcio Fernandes (born 25 September 1983) is a professional footballer who plays for S.C. Farense as a goalkeeper. He moved frequently in his club career, representing teams in ...more
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Pedro Pacheco is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Pedro Pacheco Midfielder from Ponta Delgada, Portugal

Nationality: Canada, Portugal

Pedro Miguel Salgadinho Pacheco de Melo (born 27 June 1984), known as Pacheco, is a Canadian professional footballer who plays for Sporting Clube Ideal as a defensive midfielder.
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Jonathan David is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
BradyGoodwin added Jonathan David

Nationality: Canadian

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Atiba Hutchinson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Atiba Hutchinson Defender and Midfielder from Brampton, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Atiba Hutchinson (born 8 February 1983) is a Canadian professional soccer player who plays for Beşiktaş and the Canadian national team as a midfielder. While playing in Denmark he won the Danish ...more
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Alphonso Davies is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
BradyGoodwin added Alphonso Davies

Nationality: Canada,

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.

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Dwayne De Rosario is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Forward and Midfielder from Scarborough, Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Dwayne Anthony De Rosario (born May 15, 1978) is a Canadian professional soccer player, who plays as a forward or as an attacking midfielder. De Rosario currently plays for the Mississauga ...more
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Owen Hargreaves is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Defender and Midfielder from Calgary, Canada

Nationality: Canada, United Kingdom

Owen Lee Hargreaves (born 20 January 1981) is a former footballer and current television pundit for BT Sport. Hargreaves was known as a hard-working and "solid defensive midfielder who ...more

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Craig Forrest is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Goalkeeper from Coquitlam, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Craig Lorne Forrest (born 20 September 1967) is a Canadian former professional soccer player and sports commentator. As a player, he was a goalkeeper from 1985 until 2002, playing his entire ...more
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Julian de Guzman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Midfielder from Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Julian Bobby de Guzman (born March 25, 1981) is a Canadian soccer coach and former professional player who is the general manager of the Ottawa Fury.De Guzman was the first Canadian to play in ...more
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Jonathan Osorio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Jonathan Osorio Midfielder from Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

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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Paul Stalteri is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Defender and Midfielder from Etobicoke, Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Paul Andrew Stalteri (born October 18, 1977) is a Canadian former soccer player, who played as a defender or midfielder. He spent most of his professional career in Germany, winning the league ...more
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Jonathan de Guzmá... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Winger and Midfielder from Scarborough, Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada, Netherlands

Jonathan Alexander de Guzmán (born 13 September 1987) is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for German club Eintracht Frankfurt and the Netherlands national team. De ...more
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Tomasz Radzinski is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Forward from Poznań, Poland

Nationality: Canada, Poland

Tomasz Radzinski (born 14 December 1973) is a retired Canadian soccer player who played as a striker and winger.
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Patrice Bernier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Patrice Bernier Midfielder from Brossard, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Patrice ("Bernie") Bernier (born September 23, 1979) is a retired Canadian soccer player. A long-time mainstay of the Canadian national team, the midfielder holds the Montreal Impact ...more
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Alex Bunbury is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Forward from Plaisance, Guyana

Nationality: Canada, Guyana

Alexander "Alex" Bunbury (born 18 June 1967) is a Canadian retired soccer player who played as a striker. He played mainly for Marítimo in Portugal during a 13-year professional ...more
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Jason de Vos is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Jason de Vos Defender from London, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Jason Richard de Vos (surname also spelt 'De Vos'; born January 2, 1974) is the director of development for the Canadian Soccer Association and a former professional player, who last played as a ...more
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Will Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Will Johnson Midfielder from Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

William David "Will" Johnson (born January 21, 1987) is a Canadian professional soccer player who plays for Orlando City in Major League Soccer. A versatile midfielder, Johnson ...more
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Milan Borjan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Milan Borjan Goalkeeper from Knin, Croatia

Nationality: Canada, Serbia

Milan Borjan (Serbian Cyrillic: Милан Борјан, pronounced [mǐlan bǒrjan]; born 23 October 1987) is a Canadian professional football player who plays as a goalkeeper for Serbian club Red Star ...more
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David Edgar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Defender and Midfielder from Kitchener, Guelph, Canada

Nationality: Canada

David Edward Edgar (born May 19, 1987) is a Canadian professional soccer player who plays for Forge FC and the Canadian national team as a centre-back. Edgar has represented Canada at various ...more
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Marcel de Jong is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Defender and Midfielder from Newmarket, Canada

Nationality: Canada, Netherlands

Marcel de Jong (English: , Dutch: [mɑrˈsɛl də ˈjɔŋ]; born 15 October 1986) is a Canadian soccer player who plays for Pacific FC and the Canadian national team.
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Samuel Piette is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Samuel Piette Midfielder from Repentigny, Canada

Nationality: Canada

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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Kevin McKenna is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Kevin McKenna Defender from Calgary, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Kevin James McKenna (born 21 January 1980) is a Canadian former professional soccer who played as a centre back. Occasionally, he also played as a central midfielder or striker.
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Russell Teibert is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Russell Teibert Defender and Midfielder from Niagara Falls, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Russell Teibert (born December 22, 1992) is a Canadian professional soccer player currently playing as a midfielder for Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Major League Soccer and the Canadian national ...more
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Iain Hume is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Canada
Iain Hume Forward from Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Nationality: Canada, Scotland

Iain Edward Hume (born 30 October 1983) is a Canadian footballer who plays as a forward. He began his career at Tranmere Rovers in 2000, and six years later moved to Leicester City for an ...more