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Ever wonder who the best soccer players from Egypt? Whether you're simply curious or want to help determine just who is the greatest, you'll enjoy this list of the top soccer (or “football”) players from Egypt, along with photos when available. This list of best Egyptian 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 Egyptian soccer player, you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

This list includes the likes of great players such as Amr Al-Sulaya, Ahmed Eid Abdel Malek, and more. So, whether you're wondering "Who are the best Egyptian footballers?" or "Who is the greatest Egyptian soccer player of all time?", you'll find your answer here—as determined by soccer fans worldwide. 

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Egypt in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Egyptian soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.

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Mohamed Salah is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Forward Mohamed Salah is an Egyptian footballer who plays for Arab Contractors SC.

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Mohamed Aboutrika is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Forward, Midfielder Mohamed Aboutrika is a retired Egyptian footballer. Aboutrika played as a second striker and as an attacking midfielder for Tersana, Al Ahly in Egypt, and Baniyas in UAE. He was also one of the ...more

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540 176
Mahmoud El Khatib is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Forward, Midfielder Mahmoud El-Khatib popularly nicknamed Bibo, is a former Egyptian football player.

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406 124
Essam El-Hadary is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary is an Egyptian goalkeeper, playing for Egyptian Premier League club Ismaily and Egypt national football team. He is regarded as one of the best African goalkeepers of all time. ...more

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373 140
Mohamed Zidan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Forward Mohamed Abdullah Zidan is an Egyptian retired footballer who also has German Citizenship. He played as a striker for the Egyptian national team and lastly for Baniyas SC. He has previously ...more

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376 150
Hossam Hassan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Hossam Hassan Midfielder Hossam Abdallah is an Egyptian soccer player.

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256 103
Ahmed Hassan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Winger, Midfielder Ahmed Hassan is an Egyptian former footballer. He currently is the team director of Egypt national football team. He played as an attacking midfielder or on the right wing for Egyptian national ...more

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185 68
Mohamed Barakat is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Mohamed Barakat Forward, Midfielder Mohamed Barakat is a retired Egyptian footballer. Barakat played the offensive right wing for Egypt's Al-Ahly and the Egyptian National Team. He is a right-footed attacking midfielder and ...more

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316 144
Hazem Emam is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Hazem Emam Hazem Emam is an Egyptian footballer who plays for Egyptian Premier League side El Zamalek. He is one of the most talented players in Egypt because of his speed and dribbling. Emam also scored ...more

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151 51
Ahmed Fathi
Ahmed Fathi "Bougy"

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136 43
Ahmed Hegazy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Ahmed Hegazy Defender Ahmed Hegazy is an association football player who currently plays for Serie B side Perugia on loan from Fiorentina. He plays as a Central Defender. He has been capped to play for Egypt's ...more

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167 65
Mido is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Mido Forward Ahmed Hossam Hussein Abdelhamid, more commonly known as Mido, is an Egyptian football manager who is currently the director of Zamalek Youth Academy. He most recently managed Zamalek in the ...more

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163 64
Wael Gomaa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Defender Wael Gomaa is a retired Egyptian footballer. He played as a defender for Egypt's African Champion Al-Ahly club as well as Egypt's National Football Team.

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94 23
Mohamed El Nenny is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Mohamed El Nenny Midfielder Mohamed El Nenny is an Egyptian footballer who plays for Arab Contractors SC.

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149 59
Hossam Ghaly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Hossam Ghaly Midfielder Hossam El Sayed Ghaly is an Egyptian international footballer who plays for Egyptian club Al-Ahly. Ghaly plays mainly as a central midfielder, less frequently as a right full-back and due to ...more

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65 13
Ahmed Fathy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Defender, Midfielder Ahmed Fathy is an Egyptian international footballer who plays for Umm Salal in Qatar Stars League . Born in Banha, he has played a variety of roles in the midfield, including right and defensive ...more

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80 23
Abdallah El-Said is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Abdallah El-Said Forward Abdallah Said is an Egyptian footballer. He currently plays for Al-Ahly S.C. in the Egyptian Premier League. He is also a member of Egypt national football team.

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116 49
Hosni Abd Rabo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Hosni Abd Rabo Midfielder Hosni Ibrahim is an Egyptian soccer player.

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86 29
Emad Moteab is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Emad Moteab Forward Emad Moteab is an Egyptian football striker. He plays for Al-Ahly Egyptian club as well as the Egyptian national team. At his current club Al-Ahly, some have commented that his combination with ...more

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136 65
Hany Ramzy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Defender Hany Guda Ramzy is an Egyptian football coach and former player in the defender position.

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176 94
Shikabala is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Forward, Midfielder Mahmoud Abdel Razek Fadlallah, commonly known as Shikabala is an Egyptian footballer who currently plays for Portuguese club Sporting CP. Growing through the youth ranks of Zamalek, he served ...more

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98 43
Hazem Emam is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Midfielder Hazem Emam is a retired Egyptian footballer. He spent most of his career as an attacking midfielder for Zamalek SC. Hazem is one of the most talented players in the history of Egyptian football, ...more

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121 60
Amr Zaki is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Amr Zaki Forward Amr Zaki is an Egyptian footballer who currently playes for Egyptian side Arab Contractors. Zaki has played as a striker throughout his career. He has played for numerous different clubs in ...more

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140 75
Mohamed Nagy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Mohamed Nagy Forward, Midfielder Mohamed Nagy Ismail Afash; born on 30 October 1984, known by his nickname Gedo, is an Egyptian footballer who plays for Al Ahly in the Egyptian Premier League, as well as the Egypt national

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93 44
Mohamed Shaaban is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Mohamed Shaaban Midfielder Mohamed Shaaban, is an Egyptian football attacking midfielder who currently plays for Egyptian Premier League side Zamalek SC as well as the Egyptian national team.

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56 17
Mohamed Shawky is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Mohamed Shawky Midfielder Mohamed Ali Abu El Yazid Shawky is an Egyptian footballer. He plays the Defensive midfielder position for Egyptian side Arab Contractors and former Egypt's national football team. He played ...more

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77 35
Hossam Ashour is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Hossam Ashour Midfielder Hossam Ashour is an Egyptian footballer. He plays as a defensive midfielder for Egypt's African Super Cup Championship club Al-Ahly as well as Egypt's national football team. He is a talented ...more

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122 72
Mohamed Abdel-Shafy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Mohamed Abdel-Shafy Defender Mohamed Abdel-Shafy is an Egyptian footballer who plays as a Left-back for Saudi Professional League side Al-Ahli on loan from Zamalek. He is also a member of the Egypt national football team ...more

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58 23
Ahmed El-Kass is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Ahmed El-Kass Ahmed Abdou El-Kass Arabic: أحمد الكاس‎ is a former Egyptian international football player and sports manager.

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105 60
Omar Gaber is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Omar Gaber Midfielder Omar Gaber is an Egyptian footballer who plays for Egyptian Premier League club Zamalek as a midfielder. He represented Egypt at the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Colombia.

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46 16
Ramy Rabia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Ramy Rabia Defender Ramy Rabia is an Egyptian footballer. He plays as a centre back for Primeira Liga club Sporting Clube de Portugal as well as the Egypt U20 national team.

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37 13
Ibrahim Hassan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Ibrahim Hassan Defender Ibrahim Hassan Hussein is an Egyptian retired footballer. A right defender, he amassed well over 100 caps for Egypt. His twin brother Hossam also played professional football, and they shared ...more

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75 46
Homos is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Homos Midfielder Mohamed Homos, usually known by his nickname Homos is an Egyptian football midfielder who plays for Ismaily, of whom he is the current captain. With the Egyptian national team played in the 2009 ...more

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70 43
Hassan El-Shazly is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Hassan El-Shazly Hassan Ahmed El-Shazly is a retired Egyptian footballer. El-Shazly is considered as a historic player of Tersana. He is described as a "devastating shooter" and "lethal with both

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35 15
Abdel Sattar Sabry is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Abdel Sattar Sabry Midfielder Abdel Sattar Sabry Abdelmajid Mahmoud, known as Sabry, is an Egyptian retired footballer who played as an attacking midfielder.

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30 12
Mohamed El Yamani is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Mohamed El Yamani Forward Mohamed El Yamani is an Egyptian footballer. He plays as a striker, currently for Maltese Premier Division side Floriana FC.

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40 21
Moustafa Reyadh is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Moustafa Reyadh Moustafa Reyadh is a retired Egyptian football player.

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65 44
Saleh Gomaa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Saleh Gomaa Midfielder Saleh Gomaa is an Egyptian soccer player.

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20 5
Walid Soliman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Hashim Usama added Walid Soliman Playmaker, Midfielder Walid Soliman is commonly known as Walid. The Egyptian footballer is nicked named as "the Egyptian Messi" due to his magical skills. Soliman is a left-footed attacking midfielder and ...more

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30 15
Gamal Abdelhamid is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Gamal Abdelhamid Midfielder Gamal Abdelhamid is an Egyptian sportsperson and former footballer. He was a striker for the clubs el-Ahly and Zamalek.

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42 27
Hady Khashaba is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Midfielder Hady Sherif Khashaba is an Egyptian former footballer who played at both professional and international levels as a midfielder.

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51 36
Ahmed Said is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Ahmed Said Defender Ahmed Said, sometimes addressed by his nickname 'Okka', is an Egyptian football player currently playing for SSmouha. He was selected as part of the Egyptian national team squad for the 2009 ...more

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22 9
Taher Abouzeid is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Midfielder Amer Taher Abouzeid El Sayed born 1 April 1962, is the Egyptian Minister of State for Sports and a retired footballer. He played as a midfielder for El-Ahly and the Egyptian national team.

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32 19
Ismail Youssef is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Ismail Youssef Ismail Youssef Awadallah Mohamed is a former Egyptian football player. He is currently the assistant manager of the Egyptian Premier League giants; Zamalek. Ismail is the youngest brother of two ...more

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34 21
Osama Hosny is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Osama Hosny Forward Osama Hosny is an Egyptian footballer. He plays the forward position for Egypt's African Super Cup Championship club El-Ahly. An Egyptian international but missed out on the 2006 African Cup of ...more

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20 8
Ramy Rabie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Ramy Rabie Forward Rami Rabie is an Egyptian footballer, plays as a striker for Union Alexandria.

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39 26
Marwan Mohsen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Marwan Mohsen Forward Marwan Mohsen is an Egyptian footballer currently playing as an Striker with Portuguese club Gil Vicente, as well as Egypt national football team. He is a top class striker and a great finisher ...more

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63 49
Ibrahim Salah is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Ibrahim Salah Midfielder Ibrahim Salah Abdel-Fattah is an Egyptian football midfielder. He currently plays for Zamalek.

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50 37
Aly Ghazal is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Aly Ghazal Defender, Midfielder Ali Ghazal is an Egyptian footballer who plays for Portuguese club Nacional. In May 2013 Ghazal was Called for Egyptian national first team.

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33 21
Ahmed Hassan Mahgoub is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Ahmed Hassan Mahgoub Forward Ahmed Mahgoub is an Egyptian soccer player.