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

This list contains players like José Manfredi Portillo Hernández and Ramón Sánchez.

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

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of El Salvador in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular El Salvadorian soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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Mágico González is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Forward, Midfielder Jorge Alberto González Barillas, popularly known as El Mágico, is a Salvadoran retired footballer. A forward with superb ball-control skills, he is mainly associated with ...more

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215 40
Mauricio Cienfuegos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Midfielder Mauricio Cienfuegos is a retired Salvadoran soccer player.

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360 91
Rodolfo Zelaya is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Forward Rodolfo Antonio Zelaya García also nicknamed "Fito Zelaya" is a Salvadoran footballer who plays for Alianza and internationally for El Salvador's National Football Team. Born in ...more

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209 56
Arturo Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Forward, Midfielder José Arturo Alvarez Hernandez is an American-Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for Videoton FC.

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141 31
Raúl Díaz Arce is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Forward Raúl Díaz Arce is a retired Salvadoran football player. He is El Salvador's second most prolific goal scorer behind Jorge "Mágico" González, with 39 goals

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158 41
Ronald Cerritos is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Ronald Cerritos Forward Ronald Osvaldo Cerritos Flores is a former Salvadoran footballer, who played as a striker. Cerritos is the all-time leader in assists of the Major League Soccer team, the San Jose Earthquakes, ...more

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163 48
Eliseo Quintanilla is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Midfielder Eliseo Antonio Quintanilla Ortíz is a Salvadoran footballer who is a free agent and played internationally for the El Salvador national team.

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124 36
Alexander Larin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Alexander Larin Defender, Midfielder Alexander Larin is a Salvadoran soccer player.

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114 38
Jaime Alas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Midfielder Jaime Enrique Alas Morales is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays in Guatemala with Municipal. He is the older twin brother of Juventud Independiente player Juan Carlos Alas and younger ...more

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77 19
Alfredo Pacheco is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Alfredo Pacheco Defender Alfredo Pacheco is a Salvadoran footballer who has the record for most appearances for his national team.

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91 29
Rudis Corrales is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Rudis Corrales Forward Rudis Alberto Corrales Rivera is a Salvadoran footballer.

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85 28
Richard Menjivar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Richard Menjivar Midfielder Richard "Richie" Guillermo Menjivar Peraza is an American-born Salvadoran international footballer who currently plays for San Antonio Scorpions in the North American Soccer League.

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78 26
Osael Romero is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Osael Romero Midfielder William Osael Romero Castillo is a former Salvadoran footballer who played internationally for the El Salvador national team.

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110 52
Rafael Burgos is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Rafael Burgos Forward Rafael Edgardo Burgos is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for Fredrikstad Fotballklubb in the Norwegian First Division OBOS-ligaen.

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79 32
Steve Purdy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Steve Purdy Defender Steven Francis Purdy Ramos is an American-born Salvadoran footballer who plays as a defender. He is currently without a club since leaving Chivas USA in 2013. He has played for the El Salvador ...more

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57 19
Álvaro Misael Alfaro is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Goalkeeper Álvaro Misael Alfaro Sánchez is a retired Salvadoran footballer. He ended his career at Isidro Metapán of El Salvador.

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55 19
Luis Ramírez Zapata is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Luis Ramírez Zapata Forward Luis Baltazar Ramírez Zapata is a retired Salvadoran footballer.

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58 25
Luis Guevara Mora is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Luis Guevara Mora Goalkeeper Luis Ricardo Guevara Mora is a Salvadoran former football goalkeeper. Nicknamed el Negro, he became a member of the Salvadoran national team and represented his country at the 1982 FIFA World ...more

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47 18
Isidro Gutiérrez is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Isidro Gutiérrez Midfielder José Isidro Gutiérrez Vásquez, is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for Alianza.

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29 5
Guillermo Rivera is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Guillermo Rivera José Guillermo Rivera Escobar is a retired Salvadoran football player. He is currently the manager of Marte Soyapango.

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36 13
Dustin Corea is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Dustin Corea Forward Dustin Corea is an American–born El Salvador International football player who plays for Salvadoran Champions CD FAS.

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42 18
Andrés Flores is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Forward, Midfielder Andrés Alexander Flores Mejía is a Salvadoran footballer who plays for New York Cosmos in the North American Soccer League.

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39 16
Víctor Turcios is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Víctor Turcios Defender Víctor Samuel Turcios Pacheco is a Salvadoran footballer currently playing for Alianza F.C..

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31 10
Óscar Céren is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Óscar Céren Óscar Elías Cerén Delgado is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays as a Midfielder for C.D. Águila. His brother Darwin plays for Orlando City SC.

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40 18
Milton Molina is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Milton Molina Defender Milton Alexander Molina Miguel, is a Salvadoran footballer, who currently plays for A.D. Isidro Metapán, and internationally for the El Salvador national team.

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66 39
Léster Blanco is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Léster Blanco Forward, Midfielder Mark Léster Blanco Pineda is a Salvadoran footballer.

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36 16
Salvador Coreas is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Salvador Coreas Forward, Midfielder Salvador Arturo Coreas Pérez is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for second division side Municipal Limeño. He is the older brother of El Salvador national under-20 ...more

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José María Rivas is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
José María Rivas Forward José María Rivas Martínez is a former football player from El Salvador.

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27 10
Efrain Burgos, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Efrain Burgos, Jr. Midfielder Efraín Antonio "Junior" Burgos, Jr. is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for the Jaguares de Córdoba in the Categoría Primera A. He is the son of former

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22 6
Leonel Cárcamo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Leonel Cárcamo Defender Leonel Cárcamo Batres is a retired Salvadoran football player.

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29 12
Ramón Flores is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Ramón Flores Defender Ramón Ulises Flores Aguirre is a Salvadoran footballer who plays as a defender for FAS in the Salvadoran Premier League and internationally for El Salvador.

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31 14
Deris Umanzor is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Deris Umanzor Defender Deris Ariel Umanzor Guevara is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays as a defender for Águila in the Salvadoran Premier Division.

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Edwin Miranda is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Edwin Miranda Midfielder Edwin Vladimir Miranda is a Salvadoran footballer.

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25 11
Herbert Sosa is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Herbert Sosa Midfielder Herbert Arnoldo Sosa Burgos is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for Alianza in the Salvadoran Premier Division.

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29 15
Henry Escobar is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Henry Escobar Forward, Midfielder Henry Alfredo Escobar Rivas is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for C.D. Luis Ángel Firpo in the Salvadoran Premier League.

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19 8
Luís Castro is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Luís Castro Goalkeeper Luís Alberto Castro Díaz is a Salvadoran footballer.

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31 19
Christian Castillo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Christian Castillo Midfielder Christian Carlos Hernan Castillo is an activist in the Socialist Workers' Party. He was the candidate of the Workers Left Front for vice-president in the Argentine general election, 2011, along ...more

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16 6
Christian Javier Bautista is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Christian Javier Bautista Forward Christian Javier Bautista is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for Deportivo Mictlán in Guatemala.

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21 11
Julio Enrique Martínez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Julio Enrique Martínez Midfielder Julio Enrique Martínez Rivera is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for Águila and He also plays internationally for the El Salvador national team.

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22 12
Christian Castillo is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Christian Castillo Midfielder Christian Giovanni Castillo Martínez is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for Zeravani SC in the Iraqi Premier League.

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14 5
Carlos Aparicio is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Carlos Aparicio Carlos Enrique Aparicio Hernández is a Salvadoran football forward who currently plays for C.D. FAS in his native country.

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17 8
Cristian Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Cristian Álvarez Midfielder Cristian Edgardo Álvarez Cruz is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for FAS in the Salvadoran Premier League.

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13 5
Carlos Castro Borja is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Carlos Castro Borja Carlos Alfonso Castro Borja is a retired Salvadoran football player. His position was defender.

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13 5
Josué Flores is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Josué Flores Midfielder Josué Odir Flores Palencia is a Salvadoran footballer currently playing for Isidro Metapan El Salvador Club .

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19 11
Jaime Gómez is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Jaime Gómez Midfielder Jaime Mauricio Gómez Sandoval is a Salvadoran footballer who plays for Salvadoran second division side Titán.

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22 14
Christian Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Christian Sánchez Defender, Midfielder Christian Alexander Sánchez Viscarra is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Alianza FC in the Salvadoran Premier Division.

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12 5
Néstor Renderos is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Néstor Renderos Néstor Renderos is a Salvadoran football player.

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13 6
Dagoberto Portillo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Dagoberto Portillo Goalkeeper Dagoberto Portillo Gamero is a former Salvadoran football goalkeeper who last played for C.D. Luis Ángel Firpo. Portillo was also an active player internationally, playing for the El ...more

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13 6
Dennis Salinas is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Dennis Salinas Goalkeeper Dennis Fernando Salinas Bermúdez is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for Atletico Marte in the Salvadoran Premier Division.

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13 6
Enmanuel Quintanilla is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Enmanuel Quintanilla Enmanuel Humberto Quintanilla Escobar is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays as a forward for El Roble of the Salvadoran second division.