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List Rules Player must have been born in Colombia or played for the Colombian national team.

Who comes to mind when you think of the best Colombian soccer players of all time? For many soccer fans, famous footballers such as Carlos Valderrama and James Rodríguez are for sure in the top ten. But in order to see which Colombian footballers truly stand out, fans such as yourself have voted on who they think are the best.

Who comes to mind when you think of the best Colombian soccer players of all time? For many soccer fans, famous footballers such as Carlos Valderrama and James Rodríguez are for sure in the top ten. In order to see which Colombian footballers truly stand out, fans such as yourself have voted on who they think are the best of all time. It can be a pitched battle, as there have been many top footballers from Colombia.

The list below is formatted so that the soccer players with the most votes are at the top of the list. Short biographies, photos, and details such as positions played are included when available. If you're searching for a particular famous Colombian soccer player you can use the search box to find what you're looking for. So, if you've ever wondered whether one Colombian footballer was better than another, this list answers that question.

So who qualifies to be in the running for the best soccer players from Colombia? The player must either be Colombian born or have played for the Colombian national soccer team. So players such as Radamel Falcao, who was Colombian-born but played for Manchester United and Chelsea F.C., are eligible. Other top players you'll see on this list include Faustino Asprilla, Fredy Guarín, and more. Add any Colombian soccer player you don't see on this list but feel should be considered.

This list should answer any questions about who are the best Colombian soccer players of all time, once and for all. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of the best Colombian soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy learning about.
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748 147
James Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
James Rodríguez Forward, Midfielder

2
586 108
Carlos Valderrama is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Carlos Valderrama Midfielder

3
469 96
Radamel Falcao is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Radamel Falcao Forward, Midfielder

4
285 86
Faustino Asprilla is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time

5
209 58
Freddy Rincón is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Freddy Rincón Midfielder

6
168 43
Juan Guillermo Cuadrado is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
WMazuera added Juan Guillermo Cuadrado Defender, Forward, Midfielder

7
250 82
René Higuita is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
René Higuita Goalkeeper

8
213 70
Mario Yepes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Mario Yepes Defender

9
241 89
David Ospina is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
David Ospina Goalkeeper

10
122 49
Leonel Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Leonel Álvarez Midfielder

11
117 47
Willington Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Willington Ortiz Forward, Midfielder

12
119 49
Óscar Córdoba is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Óscar Córdoba Goalkeeper

13
79 25
Faryd Mondragón is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Faryd Mondragón Goalkeeper

14
135 63
Fredy Guarín is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Fredy Guarín Midfielder

14 Celebrities Who Are Heirs

15
110 47
Carlos Bacca is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
WMazuera added Carlos Bacca Forward

16
77 26
Jackson Martínez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
WMazuera added Jackson Martínez Forward

17
100 45
Juan Camilo Zúñiga is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Juan Camilo Zúñiga Defender, Midfielder

18
94 48
Alfredo Di Stéfano is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time

19
57 30
Teófilo Gutiérrez is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Teófilo Gutiérrez Forward

20
45 22
Juan Fernando Quintero is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
WMazuera added Juan Fernando Quintero Midfielder

21
71 44
Víctor Ibarbo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Víctor Ibarbo Forward, Midfielder

The Best Tennis Players from Colombia

22
56 34
Juan Pablo Ángel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Juan Pablo Ángel Forward

23
43 23
Giovanni Hernández is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Giovanni Hernández Playmaker, Midfielder

24
35 17
Miguel Calero is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Miguel Calero Goalkeeper

25
29 12
John Harold Lozano is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
John Harold Lozano Midfielder

26
92 68
Pablo Andrés Escobar is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Pablo Andrés Escobar Defender

27
43 25
David Ferreira is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
David Ferreira Defender, Forward, Midfielder

28
35 18
Luis Fernando Herrera is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Luis Fernando Herrera Defender

The Greatest Second Basemen of All Time

29
30 14
Giovanni Moreno is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Giovanni Moreno Forward, Midfielder

30
34 19
Hugo Rodallega is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Hugo Rodallega Forward

31
37 22
Dayro Moreno is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Dayro Moreno Forward, Midfielder

32
39 25
Elson Becerra is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Elson Becerra Forward

33
35 22
Fredy Montero is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Fredy Montero Forward

34
23 11
Juan Carlos Mosquera is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Juan Carlos Mosquera Defender

35
41 28
Manuel Arboleda is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Manuel Arboleda Defender

The 28 Sexiest Doutzen Kroes Pics of All Time

36
42 29
Pedro Franco is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Pedro Franco Defender

37
26 14
Marco Pérez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Marco Pérez Forward

38
24 13
Jefferson Angulo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Jefferson Angulo Midfielder

39
28 17
Víctor Montaño is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Víctor Montaño Forward

40
18 8
Macnelly Torres is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Macnelly Torres Midfielder

41
25 15
Mauricio Serna is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Mauricio Serna Midfielder

42
21 12
Camilo Vargas is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Camilo Vargas Goalkeeper

The 36 Funniest Demotivational Posters

43
27 18
Pedro Zape is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time

44
32 24
Johan Vonlanthen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Johan Vonlanthen Forward, Midfielder

45
26 20
Ricardo Ciciliano is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Ricardo Ciciliano Midfielder

46
17 11
Luis Arturo Peralta is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Luis Arturo Peralta

47
15 9
Wilson Cuero is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Wilson Cuero Forward

48
21 16
Fabián Andrés Vargas is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Fabián Andrés Vargas Midfielder

49
21 16
Juan Toja is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Juan Toja Midfielder

50
19 14
Antony de Ávila is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Colombia of All Time
Antony de Ávila Forward