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The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador  

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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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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.
3
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
4
Raúl Díaz Arce is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Ronald Cerritos is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Eliseo Quintanilla is listed (or ranked) 6 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.
7
Arturo Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 7 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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Alfredo Pacheco is listed (or ranked) 8 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.
9
Alexander Larin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Alexander Larin Defender, Midfielder
Alexander Larin is a Salvadoran soccer player.
10
Rudis Corrales is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Forward
Rudis Alberto Corrales Rivera is a Salvadoran footballer.
11
Osael Romero is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Álvaro Misael Alfaro is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Jaime Alas is listed (or ranked) 13 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
14
Guillermo Rivera is listed (or ranked) 14 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.
15
Richard Menjivar is listed (or ranked) 15 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.
16
Óscar Céren is listed (or ranked) 16 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.
17
Luis Guevara Mora is listed (or ranked) 17 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
18
Rafael Burgos is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Steve Purdy is listed (or ranked) 19 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
20
Luis Ramírez Zapata is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Luis Ramírez Zapata Forward
Luis Baltazar Ramírez Zapata is a retired Salvadoran footballer.
21
Isidro Gutiérrez is listed (or ranked) 21 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.
22
Víctor Turcios is listed (or ranked) 22 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..
23
Andrés Flores is listed (or ranked) 23 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.
24
José María Rivas is listed (or ranked) 24 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.
25
Leonel Cárcamo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from El Salvador
Leonel Cárcamo Defender
Leonel Cárcamo Batres is a retired Salvadoran football player.