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

List ranges from Agustín Delgado to Jefferson Pinto, plus much more.

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

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Ecuador in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Ecuadorian soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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Antonio Valencia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Forward, Midfielder Luis Antonio Valencia Mosquera, commonly known as Antonio Valencia, is an Ecuadorian footballer who plays as a right wing back for Manchester United and the Ecuadorian national team. After ...more

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Christian Benítez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Forward Christian Rogelio Benítez Betancourt, also known as Chucho, was an Ecuadorian footballer who played as a forward for El Jaish of the Qatar Stars League at the time of his death. He began ...more

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Álex Aguinaga is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Midfielder Álex Dario Aguinaga Garzón is an Ecuadorian retired football midfielder and mananger of Categoría Primera A team Itagüí. As a player, he is one of the all-time ...more

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Enner Valencia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Midfielder Enner Remberto Valencia Lastra is an Ecuadorian footballer who plays as a forward for West Ham United and for the Ecuador national team. He has previously played for Emelec in Ecuador, winning ...more

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Agustín Delgado is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Forward Agustín Javier Delgado Chalá is a retired Ecuadorian footballer. Nicknamed Tín, Delgado is the all-time top scorer for the Ecuadorian national team with 31 goals in 71 ...more

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Alberto Spencer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Forward Alberto Pedro Spencer Herrera was an Ecuadorian football player, regarded as the best of his country. He is probably best known for his still-standing record for scoring the most goals in the ...more

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Christian Noboa is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Christian Noboa Midfielder Christian Fernando Noboa Tello is an Ecuadorian footballer who currently plays for PAOK FC in Greece and the Ecuadorian national team as a midfielder.

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Jefferson Montero is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Midfielder Jefferson Antonio Montero Vite is an Ecuadorian footballer who plays for Welsh club Swansea City and the Ecuador national team as a winger.

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Édison Méndez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Édison Méndez Midfielder Édison Vicente Méndez Méndez is an Ecuadorian football attacking midfielder who currently plays for El Nacional of the Ecuadorian Serie A. Méndez is a former Ecuador ...more

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Walter Ayoví is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Walter Ayoví Defender, Midfielder Walter Orlando Ayoví Corozo, nicknamed Macaco is an Ecuadorian footballer. He currently plays for Pachuca of the Liga MX. He previously played left wing midfielder for Club Deportivo El ...more

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Iván Kaviedes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Iván Kaviedes Forward Jaime Iván Kaviedes Llorenty is an Ecuadorian retired footballer.

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Felipe Caicedo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Felipe Caicedo Forward, Midfielder Felipe Salvador Caicedo Corozo is an Ecuadorian footballer who plays for Spanish club RCD Espanyol as a striker. A full international since 2005, he has represented Ecuador at the Copa ...more

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Iván Hurtado is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Iván Hurtado Defender Iván Jacinto Hurtado Angulo is a retired Ecuadorian football centre back. He is one of the most capped male footballers of all time.

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Segundo Castillo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Segundo Castillo Midfielder Segundo Alejandro Castillo Nazareno is an Ecuadorian international footballer who currently plays for Dorados de Sinaloa in the Ascenso MX. Castillo is mostly used as a defensive midfielder but ...more

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Alexander Domínguez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Alexander Domínguez Goalkeeper Alexander Domínguez Carabalí is an Ecuadorian football goalkeeper who plays for LDU Quito.

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Carlos Tenorio is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Carlos Tenorio Forward Carlos Vicente Tenorio Medina is an Ecuadorian footballer who plays for Bolívar.

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Renato Ibarra is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Renato Ibarra Defender, Forward, Midfielder Alex Renato Ibarra Mina, more commonly known as Renato Ibarra, is an Ecuadorian football Winger who plays for Eredivisie club Vitesse and the Ecuadorian national team.

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Michael Arroyo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Michael Arroyo Midfielder Michael Antonio Arroyo Mina is an Ecuadorian footballer who currently plays for América of the Liga MX, on loan from Atlante, and the Ecuadorian national team as an attacking midfielder.

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Joao Plata is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
andres54321 added Joao Plata Forward, Midfielder Joao Jimmy Plata Cotera is an Ecuadorian footballer who plays for Real Salt Lake in Major League Soccer.

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Frickson Erazo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Frickson Erazo Defender Frickson Rafael Erazo Vivero, or simply Frickson Erazo, is an Ecuadorian professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Grêmio, on loan from Barcelona SC, and the Ecuadorian

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Juan Cazares is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Juan Cazares Midfielder Juan Ramon Cazares Sevillano is an Ecuadorian football midfielder who plays for Argentine club Banfield on loan from River Plate.

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Cristian Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Cristian Ramírez Defender Cristian Ramírez is an Ecuadorian professional footballer who plays as a left back for Ferencvárosi TC. Fast, intelligent, ambidextrous and a great dribbler are the qualities of ...more

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Joao Rojas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Joao Rojas Forward Joao Robin Rojas Mendoza is an Ecuadorian footballer. He currently plays for Cruz Azul of the Liga MX, and Ecuador national team.

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Marcelo Elizaga is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Goalkeeper Marcelo Ramón Elizaga Ferrero is a former Argentine-born, naturalized Ecuadorian football goalkeeper. He played for Deportivo Quito in the Ecuadorian Serie A and the Ecuadorian national

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Pablo Palacios is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Ecuador
Pablo Palacios Forward Pablo David Palacios Herreria is an Ecuadorian footballer who plays for Club Deportivo El Nacional and the Ecuadorian national team. He is known as one of the best strikers in the domestic ...more