Soccer Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo

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

Examples of players on this list: Patrick Kanyuka, Bavon Tshibuabua and more.

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

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Claude Makélélé is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Claude Makélélé Midfielder Claude Makélélé Sinda is a retired French footballer and current manager. In his playing career, which ended at Paris Saint-Germain, Makélélé also ...more

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Christian Benteke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Christian Benteke Forward, Midfielder Christian Benteke Liolo is a Belgian footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Aston Villa and the Belgium national team.

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Cédric Tsimba is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Cédric Tsimba Forward Cédric Kinzumbi Tsimba is a Swiss footballer who currently plays for FC Meyrin.

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Saïd Makasi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Saïd Makasi Forward Saïd Abed Makasi is a Zaire-born, Rwandan football striker currently playing for Espoir FC. On July 29, 2011 Said Makasi has sealed signed a one-year deal with Primus national ...more

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Blaise Nkufo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Blaise Nkufo Forward Blaise Isetsima Nkufo is a retired Congolese-born Swiss footballer. Nkufo played professionally in Switzerland, Qatar, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United States. Nkufo was also a member of ...more

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Cédric Makiadi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Cédric Makiadi Midfielder Mapuata Cédric Makiadi is a Congolese international footballer who plays professionally for German side Werder Bremen, as a midfielder.

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Mulopo Kudimbana is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mulopo Kudimbana Goalkeeper Nicaise Mulopo Kudimbana is a football goalkeeper from Congo DR, he currently plays for Anderlecht.

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Anthony Vanden Borre is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Anthony Vanden Borre Defender, Midfielder Anthony Henri Vanden Borre is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as defender for Anderlecht. He has been capped more than 25 times for the Belgium national team and is capable of ...more

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Trésor Mputu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Trésor Mputu Forward, Midfielder Trésor Mputu Mabi is a Congolese football midfielder and striker who plays for Angolan side Kabuscorp and the Democratic Republic of the Congo national football team. He has been ...more

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Yannick Bapupa is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Yannick Bapupa Midfielder Ngabu Yannick Bapupa is a Congolese footballer who plays for as a midfielder and is currently a free agent after leaving his most recent club AFC United. He made his first cap for DR Congo ...more

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Bob Mugalia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bob Mugalia Forward Bob Mugalia is a Kenyan footballplayer who currently plays for Sofapaka FC.

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Marcel Kimemba Mbayo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Marcel Kimemba Mbayo Midfielder Marcel Kimemba Mbayo is a Congolese footballer who plays as a midfielder for A.F.C. Tubizethe Congolese national team. He was part of the Congolese 2004 African Nations Cup team, who finished ...more

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Gaby Mudingayi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Gaby Mudingayi Midfielder Gabriel "Gaby" Mudingayi is a Belgian footballer who plays for Italian club A.C. Cesena as a central midfielder.

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Ariza Makukula is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ariza Makukula Forward Ariza Makukula is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a centre forward. He only amassed Primeira Liga totals of 26 games and nine goals over the course of three seasons, spending ...more

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Gladys Bokese is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Gladys Bokese Defender Gladys Bokese is a Congolese footballer who currently plays for Congo Premier League side Léopards. Starting his career at Kinshasha club AS Bandal he then joined Kinshasa giants Daring ...more

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Hervé Kage is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Hervé Kage Defender, Midfielder Hervé Kage is a Belgian footballer who currently plays for KRC Genk.

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Ugor Nganga is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ugor Nganga Defender Igor Nganga is an DR Congolese football player. He currently plays for FC Aarau. N'Ganga had a brief spell in the Swiss Super League with BSC Young Boys. N'Ganga attracted media attention in ...more

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Aristote Nsiala is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Aristote Nsiala Defender Aristote Nsiala is a DR Congo international footballer who plays as a defender for Grimsby Town in the Conference Premier. After graduating from the youth academy of Everton in 2009, Nsiala ...more

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Steve Zakuani is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Steve Zakuani Midfielder Steve Zakuani is a Congolese former association football player. He was born in Zaire—now the Democratic Republic of the Congo—and grew up in London. He had a successful college career before ...more

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José Bosingwa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
José Bosingwa Defender José Bosingwa da Silva, known as Bosingwa, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Turkish club Trabzonspor as a right back. An attacking fullback, his pace and ability to ...more

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Said Maulid is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Said Maulid Forward Said Maulidi Kalukula is a Tanzanian-Congolese football striker currently playing for Onze Bravos.

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Trésor Luntala is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Trésor Luntala Midfielder Trésor Luntala is a Congolese football player who currently free agent.

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Fabrice Muamba is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Fabrice Muamba Midfielder Fabrice Ndala Muamba is a retired professional footballer who played for Arsenal, Birmingham City and Bolton Wanderers as a central midfielder. Born in Zaire, Muamba moved to England at the age ...more

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Olivier Mukendi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Olivier Mukendi Midfielder Olivier Mukendi Mulaya is a Congolese-Belgian football striker.

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Dolly Menga is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Dolly Menga Forward, Midfielder Dolly Domingos Menga is an Angolan professional footballer who plays as a forward for Portuguese club Braga and the Angola national team.

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Bavon Tshibuabua is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bavon Tshibuabua Bavon Tshibuabua is a Congolese footballer who played for Belgian side K.F.C. Germinal Beerschot. and now is a free agent.

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Emil Noll is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Emil Noll Defender Emil Noll is a German-Congolese footballer who currently plays for FC 08 Homburg.

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Roger Lukaku is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Roger Lukaku Roger Menama Lukaku is a former Belgian/Congolese football player. He played for KV Oostende, KV Mechelen and Germinal Ekeren. He is the father of footballers Romelu Lukaku and Jordan Lukaku.

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Vumi Ley Matampi is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Vumi Ley Matampi Goalkeeper Vumi Ley Matampi is a Congolese soccer player.

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Eric Nkulukuta is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Eric Nkulukuta Defender Eric Nkulukuta Miala is a Congolese footballer who is currently playing for TP Mazembe.

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Dieumerci Mbokani is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Dieumerci Mbokani Forward Dieudonné "Dieumerci" Mbokani Bezua is a Congolese professional footballer who plays as a centre-forward for FC Dynamo Kyiv. He has previously played for Anderlecht, VfL ...more

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Youssouf Mulumbu is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Youssouf Mulumbu Midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu is a professional footballer who plays for West Bromwich Albion as a midfielder.

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Zola Matumona is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Zola Matumona Midfielder Zola Matumona is a Congolese footballer. He is currently playing for Belgian side Mons and also plays for the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Mutamba Milambo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mutamba Milambo Midfielder Albert Milambo-Mutamba, known as Mutamba Milambo is a Congolese football midfielder. Currently, he plays in the Championnat National for AS Beauvais Oise. He was a member of the Congolese 2006 ...more

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Jacques Maghoma is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Jacques Maghoma Midfielder Jacques Ilonda Maghoma is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Sheffield Wednesday. He has also played for Tottenham Hotspur and Burton Albion where he was the player of the ...more

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Calvin Zola is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Calvin Zola Forward Calvin Zola-Makongo, often known simply as Calvin Zola, is a professional footballer who plays for Stevenage.

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Kiki Musampa is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Kiki Musampa Midfielder Kizito "Kiki" Musampa is a Congolese-born, and Dutch-nationalised former footballer. Musampa had a journeyman career, taking in notable spells at AFC Ajax, Bordeaux, Malaga CF, ...more

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Andre Kona N'Gole is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Andre Kona N'Gole Andre Kona N'Gole is a Congolese football player. He started playing for Jomo Cosmos in South Africa where he was discovered by FIFA agent Marcelo Houseman who made his transfer to play Striker ...more

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Danny Mwanga is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Danny Mwanga Forward Jean-Marie Daniel "Danny" Mwanga is a Congolese-American footballer who currently plays for Orlando City SC in Major League Soccer.

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Peggy Lokando is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Peggy Lokando Midfielder Mbive "Peggy" Lokando is an English-born Congolese footballer who plays for Conference South club Billericay Town.

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Jean Kasusula is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Jean Kasusula Defender Jean Kasusula Kiritsho is a Congolese footballer, who currently plays for TP Mazembe.

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Steve Mandanda is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Steve Mandanda Goalkeeper Steve Mandanda is a French international footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for French club Marseille in Ligue 1, where he serves as first-choice captain. Mandanda played for Le Havre and is ...more

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Brice Samba is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Brice Samba Brice Samba is a French footballer who currently plays as a goalkeeper for Ligue 1 side Marseille.

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Leroy Lita is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Leroy Lita Forward Leroy Halirou Bohari Lita is a professional footballer who plays for Notts County, on loan from Barnsley as a striker. Lita was a product of the Chelsea youth system. He failed to play for ...more

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Yannick Yenga is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Yannick Yenga Forward Yannick Yenga is a Congolese football striker currently playing for Lamia F.C..

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Dioko Kaluyituka is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Dioko Kaluyituka Forward Alain Dioko Kaluyituka is a DR Congo association football player who is currently playing for Al Ahli SC in the Qatar Stars League. He has represented his country Congo DR 30 times, scoring 9 ...more

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Granddi Ngoyi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Granddi Ngoyi Midfielder Granddi N'Goyi Majundu is a French football player of Congolese descent who plays for English club Leeds United on loan from Italian Serie A club Palermo. He is a former France under-21 team ...more

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Hérita Ilunga is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Hérita Ilunga Defender Hérita N'Kongolo Ilunga is a Congolese footballer who plays as a left back. He currently plays for the French club US Creteil. He has played previously for Espanyol B, ...more

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Diego Kazadi Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Diego Kazadi Mutombo Midfielder Diego Kazadi Mutombo is a Congolese soccer player.

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Christian Kinkela is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Christian Kinkela Defender, Midfielder Christian Fuanda Kinkela is a Congolese football defender, who currently plays for LB Châteauroux in the French Ligue 2.