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Famous Soccer Players from Guatemala

Updated June 14, 2019 43.1k views111 items

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

Examples include Manuel Ovando and Carlos Eduardo Gallardo.

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

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

    Midfielder
    Wilmer García is a Guatemalan soccer player....
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    Carlos Figueroa

    Midfielder
    Carlos Figueroa may refer to: Carlos Figueroa (footballer) (born 1980), Guatemalan footballer Carlos Figueroa (equestrian) (1931–2012), Spanish equestrian Carlos Figueroa (judoka) (born 1985),...  more
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    Carlos Humberto Ruiz Gutiérrez (born 15 September 1979), initially nicknamed El Pescadito ("The Little Fish") but gradually known as just Pescado or "Fish" (even by Spanish-speakers), is a retired...  more
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    Claudio Josué Albizuris Aguilár (born 1 July 1981) is a Guatemalan football defender who plays for local club CSD Municipal in the Guatemala's top division....  more
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    Denis Chen

    Defender
    Denis Geovani Chen Fernández (born 9 August 1977) is a Guatemalan football defender who plays for local club Cobán Imperial in Guatemala's second division.His last name Chen in Chinese is 陈。...  more
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    Dor Yasur

    Defender
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    Dwight Pezzarossi

    Forward
    Dwight Anthony Pezzarossi García born (4 September 1979 in Guatemala City, Guatemala) is a retired professional football forward who last played for Comunicaciones in the Liga Nacional de Guatemala....  more
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    Edgar Estrada

    Goalkeeper
    Edgar Eladio Estrada Solís (born November 16, 1967), popularly known as El Gato (The Cat) is a Guatemalan footballer who has played goalkeeper for several clubs in Guatemala's top division. He was...  more
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    Fredy Thompson

    Midfielder
    Fredy Williams Thompson León (born June 2, 1982 in Puerto Barrios, Izabal) is a Guatemalan professional footballer, who currently plays for Universidad SC....  more
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    Guillermo Ramírez

    Midfielder
    Guillermo "El Pando" Ramírez Ortega (born 26 March 1978 in Livingston, Guatemala) is a Guatemalan former soccer player who was suspended for life from any soccer related activities due to his...  more
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    Henry Medina

    Defender
    Henry Medina (born 16 March 1981) is a Guatemalan football defender. He currently plays for CD Suchitepéquez in Guatemala's top division....  more
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    Juan Carlos Plata

    Forward
    Juan Carlos Plata (born 1 January 1971) is a Guatemalan soccer coach and retired football striker. He is the highest-scoring player in the history of Guatemala's top division. As of January 2010,...  more
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    Juan Manuel Funes Fernández (born May 16, 1966), popularly known as Memín Funes is a Guatemalan football coach and former midfielder who played professionally for the three most successful clubs in...  more
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    Kevin Sandoval Shannon (born 18 August 1962 in Guatemala City) is a former Guatemalan footballer....  more
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    Luis Pedro Molina

    Goalkeeper
    Luis Pedro Molina Bruni (born 4 June 1977) is a Guatemalan football goalkeeper. He currently plays for the local club Deportivo Marquense in the Guatemala's top division....  more
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    Luis Swisher

    Defender
    Luis Arturo Swisher Salguero (born 21 June 1978) is a former Guatemalan football defender....  more
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    Mario Rafael Rodríguez

    Forward, Midfielder
    Mario Rafael Rodríguez Rodríguez (born September 14, 1981 in Guatemala City, Guatemala) is a Guatemalan football midfielder. He currently plays for the local club CSD Municipal. Rodríguez has played...  more
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    Pablo Melgar

    Pablo Sebastián Melgar Torino (born January 14, 1980) is a Guatemalan football defender. He currently plays for Antigua in the Guatemalan first division....  more
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    Sergio Trujillo

    Midfielder
    Sergio Trujillo is a Guatemalan football player....
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    Ricardo Antonio Jérez Figueroa (born 4 February 1986) is a Guatemalan football goalkeeper who plays for Alianza Petrolera of the Colombian top division, and is also a member of the Guatemalan...  more
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    Marco Ciani

    Midfielder
    Marco Ciani is a soccer player who plays as a midfielder....  more
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    Víctor Hugo Monzón Pérez (born 12 November 1957) is a Guatemalan football coach and former defender who played most of his career for the club Aurora FC in the 1980s and 1990s and became a member and...  more
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    Willie Sims

    Forward
    Willie Sims may refer to: Willie Sims (footballer) (born 1984), Guatemalan soccer player Willie Sims (basketball) (born 1958), American-Israeli retired basketball player...  more
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    Yony Flores

    Defender
    Yony Flores (born 16 February 1983 in Guatemala City) is a former Guatemalan football defender who last played for CSD Municipal in the Liga Nacional de Guatemala. ...  more
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    Florencio Martínez (born October 3, 1986), is a Guatemalan football forward. He currently plays for Cobán Imperial....  more