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
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

2
Christian Benteke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

10
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

11
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

13
Gaby Mudingayi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
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
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

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

17
Ugor Nganga is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
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
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

20
José Bosingwa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
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

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

22
Trésor Luntala is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Democratic Republic of the Congo
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
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
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.