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Famous Soccer Players from Chile

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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
Midfielder
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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
Clarence Acuña 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