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The Best Soccer Players from Egypt  

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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 Hamed Mahrous Ghaly (born 15 June 1992) is an Egyptian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Liverpool and the Egypt national team. Considered one ...more
2
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
3
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.
4
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
5
Hossam Hassan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Hossam Hassan Midfielder
Hossam Abdallah is an Egyptian soccer player.
6
Mohamed Zidan is listed (or ranked) 6 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
7
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
8
Mohamed Barakat is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
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
9
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
10
Mido is listed (or ranked) 10 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
11
Ahmed Fathi
Ahmed Fathi "Bougy"
12
Wael Gomaa is listed (or ranked) 12 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.
13
Ahmed Hegazy is listed (or ranked) 13 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
14
Hossam Ghaly is listed (or ranked) 14 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
15
Emad Moteab is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
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
16
Shikabala is listed (or ranked) 16 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
17
Hany Ramzy is listed (or ranked) 17 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.
18
Mohamed El Nenny is listed (or ranked) 18 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.
19
Hazem Emam is listed (or ranked) 19 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
20
Amr Zaki is listed (or ranked) 20 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
21
Hosni Abd Rabo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Egypt
Hosni Abd Rabo Midfielder
Hosni Ibrahim is an Egyptian soccer player.
22
Ahmed El-Kass is listed (or ranked) 22 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.
23
Ahmed Fathy is listed (or ranked) 23 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
24
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
25
Mohamed Shawky is listed (or ranked) 25 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