Here are the best soccer players from India of all time. This list includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from India, along with photos when available. This list of best Indian soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. Featuring soccer players from Indian football clubs like Mohun Bagan A.C., East Bengal F.C., and Dempo S.C., the list has all the greatest footballers from India.
If you're searching for a particular famous Indian soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for. Bhaichung Bhutia, I. M. Vijayan, and Sunil Chhetri are among the legendary Indian football players included in this list. This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Indian footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Indian soccer player of all time?"You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of India in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Indian soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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2 1,127 339 I. M. Vijayan Forward I.M. Vijayan is an actor.
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4 419 107 JishithGangadharan added V. P. Sathyan Vatta Parambath Sathyan, popularly known as V. P. Sathyan, was a captain of the India national football team who played in the centre back position. He was named the 1995 AIFF player of the
5 346 87 Kallol Dasgupta added Sandesh Jhingan Defender Sandesh Jhingan is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Sporting Goa in the Indian I-League on loan from Kerala Blasters FC in the Indian Super League. A versatile ...more
6 587 215 Subrata Pal Goalkeeper Subrata Pal, often known as Subrata Paul, is an Indian footballer currently playing for I-League club Salgaocar on loan from Indian Super League club Mumbai City FC.
7 534 175 Jeje Lalpekhlua Forward Jeje Lalpekhlua is an Indian footballer who currently plays for Mohun Bagan in the I-League. He scored the only goal in a win against Afghanistan in the SAFF Cup group stage match in Bangladesh. ...more
8 355 162 Renedy Singh Midfielder Potsangbam Renedy Singh or just Renedy Singh is an Indian professional football player, who plays in midfield position for Bulgarian club CSKA Sofia on loan from Kerala Blasters FC.
9 153 60 densil-jacob added C. V. Pappachan C. V. Pappachan is a former Indian football player from Thrissur, Kerala. He captained India in a couple of tournaments.
10 227 118 Gostha Pal
11 182 108 Sailen Manna Defender Sailendra Nath Manna, known popularly as Sailen Manna, was an Indian International Footballer and is considered to be one of the best defenders India has ever produced. He has represented and ...more
12 184 100 Peter Thangaraj Goalkeeper Peter Thangaraj was an Indian football player. Thangaraj played for the Indian national side at the 1956 Melbourne and 1960 Rome Olympics. He was Voted Asia’s best goalkeeper in 1958. Thangaraj ...more
13 133 64 Krishanu Dey Midfielder Krishanu Dey was an Indian footballer from Kolkata, India. He was an attacking midfielder and was known as the "Indian Maradona" among his fans due to his footballing skills and
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15 194 114 Gouramangi Singh Defender Moirangthem Gouramangi Singh is an Indian professional association football player who plays as a center back for Bharat FC team.
16 77 33 Jo Paul Ancheri Forward, Midfielder Jo Paul Ancheri is a leading Indian football player and was the former Indian Football team Captain. He was named the AIFF Player of the Year by the All India Football Federation in 1994 and
17 144 80 Pappachen Pradeep Midfielder Naduparambil Pappachen Pradeep is an Indian footballer. A defender by trade, Pradeep hails from Thodupuzha in Kerala. He was also the captain of India's U23 team.
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19 89 32 Kallol Dasgupta added Arnab Mondal Defender Arnab Kumar Mondal is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a Centre back for East Bengal in the I-League.
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23 48 21 ManasThapa added Shyam Thapa
24 44 20 Mehtab Hossain Midfielder Mehtab Hussain is an Indian footballer who plays for East Bengal in the I-League as a Defensive Midfielder. Hossain has represented India several times. He was born in a Bengali Muslim family.
25 83 48 Satyajit Chatterjee Midfielder Satyajit Chatterjee is a Indian former footballer and coach. He was born in Bally in the Howrah district of West Bengal.
26 63 18 JishithGangadharan added C.K. Vineeth Midfielder C.K. Vineeth is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a winger for Bengaluru FC in the I-League.
27 64 25 Kallol Dasgupta added Sandip Nandy Goalkeeper Sandip Nandy is an Indian footballer who currently plays for the Indian Super League club Kerala Blasters as a goalkeeper. He has also represented India a number of occasions.
28 49 14 MubashirRoyal added Anas Edathodika Defender
Delhi Dynamos and Mohun Bagan defender Anas Edathodika, who had been consistent throughout the season, was named the best Indian footballer of the year, having led his team to semi-final in Indian Super League (ISL) and second best positions in I-League and Federation Cup. Anas Edathodika is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a Central Defender and captain for Pune in the I-League.
Delhi Dynamos and Mohun Bagan defender Anas Edathodika, who had been consistent throughout the season, was named the best Indian footballer of the year, having led his team to semi-final in Indian Super League (ISL) and second best positions in I-League and Federation Cup.Anas Edathodika is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a Central Defender and captain for Pune in the I-League.