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

Players here include everything from Fernando Espinoza to Esteban Carvajal.

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

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

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Alejandro Escalona is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Alejandro Escalona Defender Alejandro Adrián Escalona Martínez or simply Alejandro Escalona born August 14, 1979, in Santiago, Chile is a Chilean right-wingback who plays for San Luis Quillota. He also holds

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Alex Varas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Alex Varas Goalkeeper Alex Fabián Varas Rubio is a retired Chilean football goalkeeper, who last played for Chilean club Santiago Wanderers. He began his career with Universidad Católica where he played ...more

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Alex von Schwedler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Alex von Schwedler Defender Alex Cristian von Schwedler Vásquez is a Chilean professional footballer of German descent who plays as a Centre back for Chilean club Everton. He has also been capped by Chile.

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Alvaro Ormeño is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Defender, Midfielder Álvaro Andrés Ormeño Salazar is a Chilean footballer that currently plays for Chilean Primera División club Colo Colo as a left back. He also can operates as a right ...more

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Luis Antonio Jiménez is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Luis Antonio Jiménez Forward, Midfielder Luis Antonio Jiménez Garcés, more commonly known as Luis Jiménez, is a Chilean–Palestinian footballer who plays for Al-Ahli Dubai as a winger. He was also a member of the ...more

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Arturo Sanhueza is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Midfielder Héctor Arturo Sanhueza Medel is a Chilean footballer who plays in Deportes Temuco.

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Arturo Vidal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Defender, Midfielder Arturo Erasmo Vidal Pardo is a Chilean footballer who plays as a midfielder for Juventus and the Chile national team. A versatile player who played several different defensive and midfield roles ...more

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Carlos Andrés Arias is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Carlos Andrés Arias Goalkeeper Carlos Andrés Arias Pérez is a Chilean goalkeeper. Arias was part of Provincial Osorno. He was played in Universidad Católica youth system and currently is on the ...more

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Carlos Campos Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Carlos Campos Sánchez Forward Carlos Campos Sánchez or Carlos Campos Silva was a Chilean football player.

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Carlos Carmona is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Carlos Carmona Midfielder Carlos Emilio Carmona Tello is a professional Chilean footballer who plays for Atalanta as a central midfielder.

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Carlos Caszely is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Forward Carlos Humberto Caszely Garrido is a former Chilean-Hungarian footballer, nicknamed "Rey del metro cuadrado". Regarded as one of Chile's most important players, between 1969 and 1985, ...more

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Carlos Cisternas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Carlos Cisternas Midfielder Carlos Patricio Cisternas Tobar is a Chilean football midfielder. He currently plays for Deportes Puerto Montt. He previously played for Chilean clubs Magallanes, Colo-Colo, Ñublense and ...more

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Carlos Reinoso is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Midfielder Carlos Enzo Reinoso Valdenegro is a former Chilean footballer and current manager of Veracruz. He began his career in the 1960s playing for Audax Italiano in his native Chile. In 1970 Reinoso ...more

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Carlos Tejas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Carlos Tejas Carlos Rodrigo Tejas Pastén is a Chilean goalkeeper who plays for Coquimbo Unido. Tejas was in Chile's squad for the 1997 Copa América and 1998 FIFA World Cup.

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Carlos Villanueva is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Midfielder Carlos Andrés Villanueva Rolland is a Chilean football player who is currently playing for Al Shabab.

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Cesar Soto is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
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Cristián Castañeda is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Cristián Castañeda Cristián Alberto Castañeda Vargas is a retired Chilean football player. He played for a few clubs, including Universidad de Chile and Everton Viña del Mar, his last club was ...more

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Clarence Acuña is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Midfielder Clárence Williams Acuña Donoso is a Chilean former professional football player. He played as a midfielder.

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Claudio Maldonado is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Midfielder Claudio Andrés del Tránsito Maldonado Rivera is a Chilean footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder in Colo-Colo.

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Claudio Bravo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Goalkeeper Claudio Andrés Bravo Muñoz is a Chilean professional footballer who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Chilean national team as a goalkeeper. He is also the captain of the ...more

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Claudio Núñez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Claudio Núñez Forward Claudio Patricio Núñez Camaño is a Chilean football former footballer who played as a striker. He is nicknamed "El Diablo", which means, "the Devil". He ...more

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Cristopher Toselli is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Goalkeeper Cristopher Benjamín Toselli Ríos is a Chilean footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Primera División club Universidad Católica. Toselli is best known for beat ...more

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David Henríquez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
David Andrés Henríquez Espinoza is a Chilean footballer that plays as centre back. Henríquez recently played for Primera División club Universidad Católica. He ...more

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David Pizarro is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Midfielder David Marcelo Pizarro Cortés is a Chilean football midfielder who currently plays for Fiorentina in the Serie A. He is known for his vision, passing, dribbling skills and set piece ...more

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Eduardo Bonvallet is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Eduardo Bonvallet Eduardo Guillermo Bonvallet Godoy is a retired Chilean footballer who played as a defensive midfielder and later developed a TV and radio sports commentator career, best known for his strong and ...more

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Eduardo Rubio is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Eduardo Rubio Forward, Midfielder Eduardo Javier Rubio Köstner is a Chilean international footballer who plays as a striker for Lota Schwager in the Primera División de Chile.

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Elías Figueroa is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Defender Elías Ricardo Figueroa Brander is a former football player from Chile. He is considered the best Chilean footballer of all time, as well as one of the greatest defenders ever to play the ...more

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Enzo Escobar is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Enzo Escobar Defender Enzo Sergio Escobar Olivares is a retired football defender from Chile, who played for Club de Deportes Cobreloa. He represented Chile at the 1982 FIFA World Cup, wearing the number 20 jersey.

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Eric Pino is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Eric Pino Eric Pino Caro is a Chilean midfielder, who currently plays for Boa Esporte. His professional debut came in 2005.

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Fabián Estay is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Fabián Estay Midfielder Fabián Raphael Estay Silva is a Chilean football midfielder. He was capped 69 times and scored five goals for the Chile national team between 1990 and 2001, including four games at the ...more

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Felipe Flores is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Felipe Flores Forward Felipe Ignacio Flores Chandía is a Chilean footballer who currently plays for Primera División club Colo-Colo as striker.

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Fernando Cornejo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Midfielder Fernando Andrés Cornejo Jiménez was a Chilean football midfielder. He was capped 36 times and scored 2 goals for the Chilean national team between 1991 and 2000, including two ...more

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Fernando Martel is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Fernando Martel Midfielder Fernando Patricio Martel Helo is a Chilean footballer who currently plays for Chilean Primera División B club Unión San Felipe as an attacking midfielder.

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Fernando Riera is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Forward Fernando Riera Bauzá was a Chilean professional football player and manager, patriarch of Chilean football.

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Francisco Rojas is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Francisco Rojas Defender Francisco Ulises Rojas Rojas is a retired Chilean football player. He played most of his career as a left-back, despite being right-footed. Rojas was capped 31 times for the Chilean national ...more

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Gary Medel is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Defender, Midfielder Gary Alexis Medel Soto is a Chilean professional footballer who plays for Inter Milan as a defensive midfielder, although he can also play as a defender. He is nicknamed "Pitbull".

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George Robledo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Forward Jorge "George" Robledo Oliver was a Chilean professional football player. He played as a striker, and is most notable for his time spent with Newcastle United. He was the first ...more

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Gerson Acevedo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Gerson Acevedo Midfielder Gerson Elías Acevedo Rojas is a Chilean footballer, who currently plays for Russian club Ural Sverdlovsk Oblast. He belonged to Colo-Colo where he made his professional debut in 2006. ...more

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Gonzalo Fierro is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Gonzalo Fierro Winger, Defender, Forward Gonzalo Antonio Fierro Caniullán is a Chilean footballer. He currently plays as a right winger for the Chilean club Colo-Colo. Previously, he already had played for Chile's major club for ...more

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Gonzalo Jara is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Gonzalo Jara Defender Gonzalo Alejandro Jara Reyes is a Chilean footballer who plays for Mainz 05. He is a versatile defender and can play in either a full-back role or as a centre-back. He has played for the Chile ...more

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Guillermo Subiabre is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Guillermo Subiabre Astorga was a Chilean footballer. During his career he played for Colo-Colo, Santiago Wanderers, and the Chile national football team. He also participated in the 1928 Summer ...more

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Gustavo Moscoso is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Gustavo Moscoso Forward Gustavo Moscoso Huencho is a retired football player from Chile, who played as an attacking midfielder and/or striker. A player of Universidad Católica he represented Chile at the 1982 ...more

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Héctor Puebla is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Héctor Puebla Héctor Puebla Saavedra is a Chilean footballer for the soccer club Cobreloa. He played for the team 16 years. Nicknamed "El Ligua" after his birthplace, he came to Cobreloa in ...more

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Héctor Tapia is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Héctor Tapia Forward Héctor Santiago Tapia Urdile or just "Tito Tapia" is a former football player and football manager that is currently coaching Primera División club Colo-Colo.

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Honorino Landa is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Honorino Landa Honorino Landa Vera was a Chilean football player. He was the youngest player of the Chilean team that won third place in the 1962 FIFA World Cup, and was one of the disgraced players directly ...more

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Hugo Droguett is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Hugo Droguett Winger, Midfielder Hugo Droguett is a Chilean football midfielder, who currently plays for O'Higgins in the Primera División de Chile.

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Humberto Suazo is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Humberto Suazo Forward Humberto Andrés Suazo Pontivo, nicknamed Chupete, is a Chilean football player, who currently plays as a striker in Colo-Colo. In 2006 he was awarded by IFFHS as the world's top goal ...more

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Ismael Fuentes is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Ismael Fuentes Defender Ismael Ignacio Fuentes Castro is Chilean football defender, who is currently playing with Santos de Guápiles. He began his career with Chilean club Rangers in 2001. He also spent one ...more

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Iván Zamorano is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Forward Iván Luis Zamorano Zamora is a retired Chilean football striker. Along with Marcelo Salas and Elias Figueroa he is regarded as one of Chile's most recognized footballers. He was a member ...more

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Ivo Basay is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Chile
Ivo Basay Forward Ivo Alexis Basay Hatibović is a retired football striker from Chile, who played professional football for seventeen years. Apart from being a regular choice for the Chile national football team ...more